ACA barely dents corporate America's bottom lines

If the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate made a dent into the bottom lines of the nation's biggest corporations, few of them seem to have noticed. Most companies say the effect of the ACA has been primarily "not material" or "not significant," according to a Bloomberg Business News review of transcripts of analyst conference calls with major executives and interviews. "It's just part of doing business," Bob Shearer, chief financial officer of VF Corp., which owns the North Face and Vans apparel brands, told Bloomberg." Obamacare has added costs, but not so much that we felt we had to talk about it specifically." Article