Health Law Requirements Hit Low-Profit-Margin Agriculture Industry Hard
"Either I pay for health insurance, or I pay the rent and utilities," says Agostin Garcia, a farm worker affected by the legislation. In other Affordable Care Act news, Covered California's enrollment deadline is Sunday.
Farming Industry Balks At Obamacare Requirements
Obamacare is throwing the agricultural industry into a tailspin. Farm labor contractors who must now offer their workers health insurance are complaining loudly about the cost in their already low-margin business. (Dembosky, 1/26)
Ventura County Star:
Covered California Enrollment Deadline Is Sunday
People who want health insurance through Covered California face a Sunday enrollment deadline. Covered California is the marketplace created through the Affordable Care Act. It's designed to provide coverage to the uninsured. People who meet income standards may qualify for subsidies. (1/26)