Will a “Pay or Play” Policy For Health Care Cause Job Losses?

Source: Philip Cryan, Institute For America’s Future, Economic Policy Institute, June 16, 2009

From the summary:
This report estimates the effects on employment of adopting a “play‐or‐pay” employer contribution policy for health care. Its main finding is the following: concerns about significant job losses resulting from such a policy are unfounded. Most likely there will be significant job gains. At the very worst, job losses would represent a few hundredths of one percent of employed workers.

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