FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Health Care Countdown - 7
Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent
Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:48 AM CST

DES MOINES (DTN) -- Central Iowa farmer Laura Hommel is typical of a large segment of the farm population: While she window shopped for a less expensive health care plan in 2014, she's sticking with her old policy coverage until the dust settles on the Affordable Care Act.

Hommel, who raises corn, soybeans and hogs with her husband in Grundy County, checked to see if they could lower their premiums that now run over $10,000 annually. "After going through all the options with our insurance agent, changing rules and unknown future premiums, we decided our current plan's 'grandfather' status was ...

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