ACA Unlikely to Change Employer Health Coverage, GAO Says

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 7:23 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama's health care law will likely lead to little change in the number of people covered by employer-sponsored health insurance, although statistical studies and employer surveys vary widely in their predictions, according to a report released Monday.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office reviewed five statistical models and 19 employer surveys for its report.

The statistical models predicted that there could be anywhere from a 2.5 percent decrease in the number of individuals with employer-based insurance, on net, to a 2.7 percent increase over the...
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