FARM LIFE NEWS
What to Ask Before You Buy
Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent
Mon Aug 12, 2013 01:18 PM CDT

INDIANOLA, Iowa (DTN) -- There's no one-size-fits-all answer about what health insurance coverage is best for you or your employees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates starting in 2014.

Costs can vary by your group or individual age, your state, the income level of the insured and the quality of the plans you choose. But almost all individuals in the U.S. must have coverage -- through their employers, through Medicare, through Medicaid or through state insurance marketplaces -- starting Jan. 1.

If you as sole proprietor or an employer with fewer than 50 full-time employees offer coverage now, you ...

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