Obamacare Mandate Delay Saves Big Business

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon

Shares of hospital stocks fell, as news comes out of the White House that one part of the Affordable Care Act, the large-employer mandate, will be postponed a year until 2015. This directly impacts businesses with more than 50 employees, but is not to be confused with health exchanges or, more importantly, the individual mandate that requires everyone to buy insurance. 

In this video, health-care analyst David Williamson discusses how important the large employer mandate is for Obamacare, who this delay impacts, and why investors in hospital stocks could see this sell-off as a buying opportunity, including which stock is his favorite in the sector.

Still in the dark about how Obamacare might affect you and your portfolio? Don't worry -- you're not alone. To help prepare investors for the massive changes coming to the American health-care system, The Motley Fool created a special free report that makes this complex topic easily understandable. Download "Everything You Need to Know About Obamacare," and discover how the law may impact your taxes, health insurance, and investments. Click here for your free copy today.


Follow David on Twitter: @MotleyDavid.

The article Obamacare Mandate Delay Saves Big Business originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Williamson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Follow David on Twitter: @MotleyDavid.The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Read Full Story

Want more news like this?

Sign up for Finance Report by AOL and get everything from business news to personal finance tips delivered directly to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners