It's critical small business owners are aware of the many benefits the new law offers. The fact that small businesses have been suffering from high health care costs for decades isn't front-page news, but that something is coming online soon to help them is.
We need to do a much better job of helping people understand what the health care law means for them. It's complicated, but we can give some basics, at least. Let me take a stab at answering some of the pressing questions I'm hearing over and over.
As the nation sorts out the details of the Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, one thing is clear: the nation's 22 million self-employed and micro-business owners are still worried about rising health care costs.
Small business is iconic in America. For years, big business has cleverly used small businesses to be messengers for campaigns financed by corporate America. At Health Care for America Now, it was a lesson that we took to heart.