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Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Tue Feb 11, 2014 04:42 PM CST

The on-again, off-again Affordable Care Act triggered again this week, as the Obama Administration issued 227 pages of final regulations defining which "large" employers must ultimately offer employee health insurance coverage and when.

Under the newest rules, employers will have responsibility to offer ACA-compliant health insurance policies only if they employ 100 or more full-time employees starting in 2015; those with 50 or more full-time employees now will have until 2016 to comply. Originally, all employers with more than 50 full-time equivalents needed to offer suitable insurance in 2014 or they would face fines.

While small business welcomes the extra ...

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