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Health Care Countdown - 6
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Nov 18, 2013 11:18 AM CST

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- Small-business owners faced a state of confusion over 2014 health care choices, even before federal computers crashed in October. Adding to the urgency of their dilemma is that millions of self-employed individuals may have their existing health insurance coverage terminated Jan. 1. Some insurance companies report cancellation rates of 20% or more, Kaiser Health News reports.

Take Julie Taylor, a farm wife from Stockbridge, Mich. She and her 24-year-old son, Justin, are both employed on her husband and brother-in-law's third-generation farm. Their Blue Cross health plan covers Julie, her husband and son for $434 a month ...

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