Insurance options for small firms studied in Massachusetts
Boston Globe, August 7, 2009
Amid growing complaints from small businesses about soaring health insurance costs, Massachusetts is eyeing a much-debated proposal that would allow companies to band together, bargain for cheaper rates, and pass the savings on to employees. The idea comes as small-business owners across the country worry about the potential effect of a national insurance overhaul on their companies and look toward Massachusetts for guidance.
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