Known for treating its employees well, the supermarket chain will end health insurance for part-timers in 2015. That might not be so bad, though.
Much higher rates for this group could be the impact of the insurance overhaul's aim to cover the chronically ill.
This occupation is already flooded with new work in anticipation of the Affordable Care Act's regulatory complexity.
California and other states are signing up thousands of call-center workers to explain the complicated law to consumers.
Because of their mistrust of Obamacare, Texas, Georgia and others could lose huge amounts of federal funding.
Just months before kicking in, the health care overhaul isn't winning over people who see it as too liberal.
In a move to minimize costs, many employers will offer plans that cover just the basics -- not X-rays or surgeries.
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