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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Tue Apr 30, 2013 06:02 PM CDT

Small business owners may escape the "pay or play" employer mandates when Obamacare reforms become effective January 1, 2014. But it's worth doing your homework now so you know which mandates apply to you as phase-in of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) law gears up.

Under the new health care reform rules, only employers with 50 or more full-time workers will be required to offer affordable health insurance coverage, or pay a fine. But almost all individual Americans will need coverage or face a fine themselves, including the boss. The new law also relies on employers to educate their workers about ...

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