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Mom and pop shops worry about health-care reform too

Posted at 12:50 PM on September 1, 2009 by Sanden Totten (1 Comments)

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Forget death panels and rationed care, for America's small businesses it's mandatory employee coverage that strikes the most fear. And small businesses have a lot to be concerned about. Employees of these mom and pop operations make up one of the largest groups of the uninsured.

We spoke with Kelly Spors, small business reporter extraordinaire, about the ins and outs of the various proposals and how they'll effect the more than 27 million small businesses in America.

If you're an owner or worker for a small business, what's your take? Are employer mandates a good idea or too much of a cost burden?

Picture by Gary Simmons via Creative Commons / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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