Healthcare

Survey: Small businesses hit by Omicron, inflation and worker shortages say Build Back Better policies would help

64% disapprove of Senate’s handling of small business issues A new national survey shows small business owners are concerned about Omicron’s economic impact and say policies in the Build Back Better Act would help address the challenges they are facing Washington, D.C., Jan. 25, 2022— A new national survey from…

Column: How new rules on health insurance help SC small business owners, employees

Anderson Independent Mail December 26, 2021 By Frank Knapp Jr. South Carolina small business owners are finding huge savings on quality health insurance for themselves and their employees this year. The success stories are growing: * A small business owner had been paying $550 a month for a low-benefit, short-term,…

South Carolina ranks 7th in federal Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment

Press Release December 23, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp, 803-600-6874 Over 280 thousand South Carolinians selected or were automatically re-enrolled in individual health insurance plans through HealthCare.gov, the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, from November 1 – December 15.  South Carolina had the 7th highest enrollment during that period of all 33…

Small businesses are saving money on health insurance via the ACA Marketplace

Press Release December 16, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp, 803-600-6874 Charleston-based small business owner to share success story Only one month left in open enrollment Charleston, SC (December 16, 2021)—Today the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) gave examples of how small business owners are saving on health insurance…

Small business owners are saving money on health insurance via federal program

Small business owners only have until January 15th to take advantage of big savings from premium subsidies on quality, individual health insurance for themselves and employees. Click here to watch the 30-minute webinar by the SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce. Use this passcode: XUr9LSB* Here are some small business…

Statement from SC Small Business Chamber on House passage of reconciliation bill

Press Statement November 19, 2021 Contact: Frank Knapp 803-600-6874 fknapp@scsbc.org Today the U.S. House passed the reconciliation bill that addresses many needs of small businesses. The bill, also referred to as Build Back Better, now goes to the U.S. Senate for consideration. Below is a statement by Frank Knapp Jr.,…

Listen to SC Radio interview with Frank Knapp on health insurance

SC Public Radio South Carolina Business Review November 17, 2021 Mike Switzer, host of SC Public Radio’s South Carolina Business Review, interviewed Frank Knapp about how small business owners and their employee can save money on health insurance under new federal rules. Listen to the 5-minute interview here: https://www.southcarolinapublicradio.org/show/south-carolina-business-review/2021-11-17/new-rules-for-employers-and-the-aca-marketplace Contact…