Small-business owners want ‘bold action’ to address rising health care costs

DR. KATHLEEN HITTNER, R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner, promised she would investigate a waiver option from the federal government that would allow sole-proprietor businesses to purchase health insurance on the small group market, something that is now disallowed under the Affordable Care Act. /PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
DR. KATHLEEN HITTNER, R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner, promised she would investigate a waiver option from the federal government that would allow sole-proprietor businesses to purchase health insurance on the small group market, something that is now disallowed under the Affordable Care Act. /PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS
CRANSTON – Dr. Kathleen Hittner, R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner, and the Health Insurance Advisory Council recently heard from several small-business owners who expressed a desire…

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