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Providing Healthcare a Challenge for Small Businesses
Mike Coonrod, sbjLive Producer

Providing Healthcare a Challenge for Small Businesses

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“This business in this location with us running it, was never able to generate the kind of income that I could’ve said, ‘okay Gabe, okay Kathy, here is a good health plan that you guys deserve.’ It never happened,” says Terry Bloodworth, owner and operator of Springfield Hot Glass Studio. Bloodworth says this is a challenge many small businesses face. Springfield Hot Glass Studio employees were able to rely on insurance available to their spouse or the Affordable Care Act. Bloodworth says while those were solutions, they weren’t the best solutions.


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