Small Business Summit to Focus on Health Care Changes

On Sept. 10, the Salt Lake Chamber and the Utah Small Business Coalition will help small businesses from across the state prepare for significant health care changes at the second annual Utah Small Business Summit.

In partnership with SelectHealth, the Salt Lake Chamber will release the results of a survey indicating:

•       Health care is important to businesses, viewing it as an important aspect of recruitment and retention. Ninety percent of business leaders feel providing health care for their employees is very important.

•       The ACA is perceived negatively by the majority of businesses. They are unhappy because they have to comply with confusing and unfamiliar rules and regulations.

•       Businesses believe the ACA will cause greater confusion for employees’ health coverage, largely due to more paperwork and hassle.

•       Business leaders are largely uninformed about the requirements of the ACA. 81 percent of business leaders are unsure of all that the ACA requires to be fully compliant.


Greg Matis, senior counsel, SelectHealth

Lane Beattie, president and CEO, Salt Lake Chamber

Karen Harned, NFIB (luncheon keynote)

Dozens of small business leaders dealing with the challenge of implementing the Affordable Care Act.


11 a.m. MDT

Tues., Sept. 10, 2013


Salt Palace Convention Center

100 South West Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Inside the main entrance (the big salt shaker), near the SelectHealth booth on the main floor.