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The impact of the health care law on the economy, employers, and the workforce

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce

The impact of the health care law on the economy, employers, and the workforce

hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 9, 2011

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Employees,
  • Law and legislation,
  • United States,
  • Health insurance,
  • Health care reform,
  • Small business,
  • Insurance requirements,
  • Employer-sponsored health insurance,
  • Compliance costs

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .E3 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 92 p. :
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24861931M
    ISBN 100160885698
    ISBN 109780160885693
    LC Control Number2011388232
    OCLC/WorldCa723175296

      The American health care system is an interlocked network of patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers, employers, regulators and other stakeholders. A significant change impacting one component will reshape the entire system. The conflated nature of modern health care is what made ’s dramatic reform effort difficult for Congress to navigate and for many people to understand.   The ADA and the Rehabilitation Act do not interfere with employers following advice from the CDC and other public health authorities on appropriate steps to take relating to the workplace. This update retains the principles from the document but incorporates new information to respond to current employer questions.

      The Affordable Care Act contains a number of provisions that will greatly impact the labor market, the workforce, and employers of all sizes. In general, the impacts derive from the overall effects on the pace of economic growth, as well as the specific incentives deriving from . Affordable Care Act (ACA), some industry observers predicted employers would move many employees working 30 to 34 hours a week into higher or lower hourly categories. By restricting workers to fewer than 30 hours, employers could avoid the requirement to offer health coverage and the associated costs. By.

      The CARES Act does appear to allow older workers to stay home and collect unemployment insurance benefits if they have been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine or had to quit their job as a direct result of COVID There should be additional clarity to the CARES Act and possibly additional legislation to align economic. The ACA's Positive Economic Impact Priyam Vora Looking at trends in economic growth, healthcare costs, and employment, researchers find that the Affordable Care Act has acted as an economic .


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The impact of the health care law on the economy, employers, and the workforce by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Instead, Congress enacted – over our strong objections – a reform law that fails to quickly reduce health care and coverage costs. It will also impose unwarranted penalty mandates on employers in that are already deterring job growth today.

NRF strongly opposed both the House and Senate-passed reform bills and the modified Senate bill that became law. The Impact of the Health Care Law on the Economy, Employers, and the Workforce Subcommittee: Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee Date: Wednesday, February 9, Time: AM.

Check back for live video of this hearing. Agenda. Paul Van De Water, Senior Fellow Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The impact of the health care law on the economy, employers, and the workforce: hearing before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S.

House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 9, on the economy, employers and the workforce. I’m speaking today from my experience studying health care policy; speaking The impact of the health care law on the economy providers, patients, and employers from across the country; and from my own research on health care as director and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute’s Center for Medical Size: 63KB.

The Impact of the Health Care Law on the Economy, Employers, and the Workforce - mars-1a:hrs01Ed_W_ - Rayburn - The impact of the health care law on the economy on Education and Labor - - Witness List: Paul.

On Wednesday, the full House Committee on Education and the Workforce heard contrasting testimony on how the new health care law affects employers and the economy. This meeting follows other recent House and Senate committee hearings that have addressed how the Affordable Care Act impacts the workforce.

In his opening statement, Committee Chairman John Kline (R- MN) claimed that “up to Family and Medical Leave Act of Federal statute requires covered employers to provide employees job-protected unpaid leave for qualified family and medical emergencies, such as family illness, military service, pregnancy, adoption or foster-care placement of a child.

The measure, signed into law by President Bill Clinton on Feb. 5,recognizes the need to balance family, work and. The CARES Act was signed into law on Friday, Ma While that is great news, in and of itself, here’s a look at some of the key provisions included in the bill and what that may mean Author: Leon Labrecque.

Some economists believe that rapidly rising health care spending lowers GDP and overall employment, while raising inflation. The effects of health care spending on interest rates and the relative impact on economic performance across industries depend upon the source of financing for federal health care spending.

Abraham, Drake, Sacks, and Simon: w Demand for Health Insurance Marketplace Plans Was Highly Elastic in Frean, Gruber, and Sommers: w Premium Subsidies, the Mandate, and Medicaid Expansion: Coverage Effects of the Affordable Care Act: Courtemanche, Marton, Ukert, Yelowitz, and Zapata: w Impacts of the Affordable Care Act on Health Insurance Coverage in Cited by: 9.

Health care law's impact on jobs, employers, and the economy (OCoLC) Microfiche: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Health care law's impact on jobs, employers, and the economy (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book.

And employers might have made some adjustments that would not show up in the Health Affairs analyses. For example, employers may have delayed or cancelled expected pay raises or halted hiring they. The impact of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) on employers and the workplace extends well beyond the provisions of the Act.

Besides demanding an end to discrimination in the workplace against persons with disabilities, both the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act articulate the goals of equal opportunity, full participation, independent Cited by: the adequacy of the health care workforce include growth in the insured population as a result of the health reform law, an aging U.

population, an aging health care workforce, the Fast Facts n 40 percent of practicing physicians are older than 55; about one-third of the nursing workforce File Size: KB. people (Cuckler et al., ).

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of also will contribute to continuing job growth in health care (Spetz, ). In total, Frogner and Spetz () estimate that, over the next decade, the health care sector could add about million jobs, which would be a 31% increase over current Size: KB.

“Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Job Mobility: Did the Affordable Care Act Reduce Job Lock?” Contemporary Economic Policy 34 (1): – Blavin, Fredric, Adele Shartzer, Sharon K.

Long, and John Holahan. “An Early Look at Changes in Employer-Sponsored Insurance under the Affordable Care Act.” Health Affairs 34 (1): –   Health care spending accounts for an ever-larger share of the economy.

It's a growing expense for businesses and individuals. And at the federal level, it's a driver of U.S. debt. The U.S. healthcare industry is looking less like a special case, a large segment of the U.S. economy with its own unique quirks, and is beginning to behave like other industries, according to "Top health industry issues of The New Health Economy comes of age," the 13th annual healthcare report from consulting giant PwC.

Health care companies will employ fewer workers, who will buy fewer cars, homes, refrigerators, and vacations. Many will also lose health insurance.

From a health care standpoint, the new tax bill. Shift more of the cost of health care to employees; Reduce the benefits offered to cut costs; Change or better negotiate the plan to reduce health-care costs; Health care costs companies approximately $4, per year for a single employee and $9, for families.

This equals roughly 83 percent and 73 percent of total health-care costs for. This report provides a five-year perspective on the impact the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has had on the U.S.

economy since the law’s enactment. It discusses trends in economic growth, employment, and health care costs sinceas well as the national experience prior to that time, and compares the recovery in the United States with that in.Conversely, access to coverage and health care has a positive impact on financial well-being.

Research shows that individuals residing in zip codes likely to be affected by Medicaid expansion experience reductions in collections and balances owed on both health and non–health-related debt. [3].Disclaimer. Important disclaimers: The book, Especially for Texas Employers, is published as a service and a form of assistance to the employers of Texas by the Office of the Commissioner Representing Employers of the Texas Workforce Commission, under the .