The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may be all about health care, but it's having another effect: pushing small businesses to beef up their retirement plans as a means of employee attraction and retention. 

That's according to an online survey by the Nationwide Retirement Institute, which also found that 67 percent of respondents believe that the PPACA would make it tougher to offer competitive health benefits and that 64 percent said their employees already viewed their employer-provided health benefits as less attractive. 

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.