With its drastic premium hikes and wasted taxpayer money, the “burden” of today’s healthcare system can’t be killed fast enough for small businesses in Chester County.
“Nationally, we’re waiting with bated breath for details of the new healthcare plan,” said DFT CEO David Moser in a Daily Local News report by Brian McCullough.
The Exton host of a semi-annual National Federation of Independent Business meeting is one of the organization’s 600 members in the county — many of whom witnessed healthcare premiums jump 40 to 50 percent in recent months, the article stated.
“‘Everybody we talked to had a major issue,’ with the Affordable Care Act,” said NFIB Executive State Director Kevin L. Shivers. “The law has become a real burden (for small businesses). We really heard about it in Chester County.”
Not only that, but “a third of the $3 trillion spent on healthcare each year in the U.S. is wasted,” argued VBID Health Managing Partner David E. Edman of Wayne.
Read more about the state of healthcare in Chester County according to small businesses in the Daily Local News here.