Health insurance help for small business in a big-company tool

Chant Engineering Co., a Bucks County manufacturer of large-scale testing equipment, had endured years of double-digit percentage increases in health insurance costs. But in 2014, spurred by the new regulations under the Affordable Care Act, the family-owned company in New Britain with 50 full-time employees adopted a version of self-insurance — something that historically had been used by companies with hundreds or thousands of employees. More at