“Health Care Reform: What Small Businesses Need to Know Now,” Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, Bellevue, Wash.
By Elizabeth J. Deckman and Jeff Belfiglio
Davis Wright Tremaine attorneys Jeff Belfiglio, Elizabeth Deckman and Monica Gianni summarized the most important provisions of health care reform that affect small businesses. Topics included who must be covered under a plan, the small business tax credit, new tax reporting and employee disclosure requirements, new coverage requirements, new patient protections, and cafeteria plan changes. Changes that will affect employers in the near future received particular emphasis.