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Will Health Reform Lead to Job Loss?

ImageSome people fear that health reform may result in job loss. They feel that when employers are required to offer health insurance coverage or make payments related to a worker, employers will reduce wages and/or other worker compensation over time to cover those new costs. However, recent evidence from Massachusetts suggests otherwise.

Prepared by the Urban Institute on behalf of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, here is an examination of employment trends in Massachusetts as the state implemented health reform. READ MORE