There is no telling right now, but the affordable care act might be problematic for some businesses. The big ones need to take responsibility for their employees' health benefits as they used to. But the smaller businesses might have a hard time and might have to actually lay people off or reduce hours.
While it may be hard to tell what the complete impact of the Obamacare legislation will be it does seems as though it could be a tough one for a number of businesses. With a number of policies seeming like they could change it could also make that difficult for them to plan for it.