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For small businesses, providing health insurance to employees can be a significant expense. The average annual health insurance premium for small firms, according to a 2020 Kaiser Family Foundation report, was: $7,483 for single coverage, of which employers contributed $6,297, or 84%.What are the health insurance laws in Texas?
Texas state law does not require residents to have insurance benefits. However, the ACA—under the auspices of the federal government—does mandate that Texans have health benefits. If an individual or company does not qualify for a penalty exemption, they will have to pay a fee when they file their tax return.What is small business health care?
The federal Small Business Health Options Program is an insurance exchange, created by Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Marketplace helps small businesses to provide health coverage to their employees.