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 ...

Quick View
  • Stay on Top of SDS The distinctive yellow patches of sudden death syndrome (SDS) are surfacing in soybean fields acr...
  • Cattle Market There may be a little less bull in this fall's calf market, but the fundamentals still spell oppo...
  • Precision Ag Potential Pending Precision agriculture proponents insist the industry can revolutionize agriculture, but first mor...
  • Cash Rent Reset - 2 Iowa farmland owners Fred and Lodean Cook may consider flexible cash leases for the first time th...
  • Iowa Land Gets a Bounce Key Midwest land values are stuck in neutral or sliding below 2014 levels, recently released opin...
  • Canadian Dairy Conundrum Coping with Canada's dairy industry import tariffs and supply controls remains one of the stickin...
  • Senior Partners - 5 This fatherly financial advice is meant to prevent heartaches should the farm economy suffer anot...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl CPA Andy Biebl answers readers' questions on depreciation recapture, defining a "true" lease and ...
  • Ask the Vet Does my calf have a hernia and is it repairable?
Related News Stories
View From the Cab
Got Cheese?
Net Farm Income Falling Fast
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Senior Partners - 5
Russ' Vintage Iron
View From the Cab
China's Shrinking Hog Herd
Neonics in Water
Training for Sustainability