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Business, labor interests flummoxed by potential change to reinsurance fee
Modern Healthcare

A proposed change to a fee imposed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is causing widespread confusion and consternation over whether the Obama administration tried to give organized labor relief from it.

At issue is the reinsurance fee that will be assessed on large employers and unions that run their own insurance plans beginning in 2014. Those groups have long questioned the fairness of requiring them to subsidize the health insurance exchanges when they won’t be participating in the government-run marketplaces.