Los Angeles Business Journal

Health-Care Law Could Encourage Entrepreneurship

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Thousands of would-be entrepreneurs are itching to start their own business, but according to a Wall Street Journal report, they consider themselves shackled to their current employer by health care benefits they couldn't otherwise afford. Economists says this "entrepreneurship lock" could be eased once the new federal health-care law enables new-business owners to get coverage through public "exchanges" starting in October.