Small businesses have mixed feelings on ACA

(WLNS) – The Affordable Care Act is the law of the land and there are mixed feelings on what that means for small businesses.

The recipients of subsidies it was really good news on the other side of that, where you are paying addition premiums or, co pays and deductibles and things like that then its not such a good message that was delivered by the Supreme court today”, Scott Lyon from Small Business Association of Michigan said as he discussed today’s decision.

Rick Preuss, one of the many owners of Preuss pets shares his since of relief with the decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

“You know it’s kind of actually a degree of relief because we made decisions that were, you know that necessary to make this work. And honestly as a collective society we have to work towards being more embracive towards healthcare and healthcare providing” Preuss said.

Scott Lyon from Michigan’s small business association says the process to understand the affordable care act is complicated.

“It’s been anything but easy. Just the simple calculations to know if you have more or less than 50 employees, because it goes into your full time employees your part time employees your variable, employees a new definition of season employees all of those things are determining factors on whether or not the mandate impacts your businesses” Lyon said.

Preuss pets has 65 employees and business like this one and others will continue to make adjustments to follow the law.

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