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Small firms unaware of health care perks
Modesto Bee

Janna Rodriguez, one of the owners of J&R Tacos in Merced, wants to learn more about the specific provisions in the federal health care law designed to help small businesses such as hers. Her restaurant, which opened almost five years ago, employs eight part-time employees — and none of them receives health care benefits. Rodriguez said if her business were eligible to get help from the federal government to cover the costs of health insurance, she’d probably take advantage of it.