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Mr. Spock, Social Influence, and Eliminating the ACA Employer Mandate
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May 15, 2014
"[The ACA employer] mandate is not simply a dollars-and-cents proposition. It also says that the government disapproves (and therefore we should all disapprove) of pushing employees to the marketplaces. Eliminating the mandate sends the opposite message: that it's okay to send employees to the marketplaces, so do what you want. Since this effect isn't easily measurable, its exact influence is hard to pin down and nearly impossible to disaggregate from the economics and employee relations concerns (both of which are also valid considerations)."

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