Obamacare mandate for businesses removed

Jul 3, 2013 by

Celebrating-the-New-Exemptions-300x300WASHINGTON — In a major concession to business groups, the Obama administration Tuesday unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until after the 2014 elections, in a central requirement of the new health-care law that many companies provide coverage for their workers or face fines.

The move sacrificed timely implementation of President Barack Obama’s signature legislation but may help the administration politically by blunting an election-year line of attack Republicans were planning to use. The employer requirements are among the most complex parts of the health-care law, which is designed to expand coverage for uninsured Americans.


via Obamacare mandate for businesses delayed to 2015 – Chicago Sun-Times.

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