If you have a client that says they’re “not worried” about the Affordable Care Act, it’s your role as their benefit adviser to “tell them they should be,” attorney Peter Marathas of Proskauer Rose LLP said Tuesday at EBA's Workplace Benefits Renaissance in Atlantic City, N.J..

Those who ignore the past are doomed to repeat it. That’s why Marathas told attendees that employee benefit advisers should heed the lessons learned from the implementation of Massachusetts’ universal health care system, with the No. 1 lesson being that the system was less about reforming health care than it was about revenue generation.

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