Affordable Care Act for Small Business Owners

According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PDF) "includes a variety of measures specifically for small businesses that help lower premium cost growth and increase access to quality, affordable health insurance." Small business owners trying to figure out their rights and responsibilities have a variety of sources to turn to for up-to-date, reliable information. While the official start date is January 1, 2014, enrollment begins on October 1, 2013.