Obama Administration Delays Piece of Health-Reform Law
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|Sun, 07-07-2013 - 11:49am|
According to Health Day News, the Obama administration has delayed a key piece of the new health-reform law set to take place in 2014. "In a surprise announcement, the Obama administration said Tuesday evening that it was delaying implementation of a key part of its landmark health-reform law -- the requirement that employers with more than 50 workers offer insurance coverage by Jan. 1, 2014 or face fines.
The new deadline for providing such coverage is now Jan. 1, 2015, administration officials announced on blog postings.
Administration officials said the delay was prompted by concerns from business leaders that the reporting system needed to carry out the coverage mandate was complex and made it difficult to meet the Jan. 1, 2014 deadline." read more