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Business plans get a thumbs up

Like most small-business owners I’ve come across in the past couple of years, Scott Hauge is frustrated by the very nature of the Affordable Care Act and its implementation. He sees both good and bad parts of the law but prefers not to nitpick at the sections he doesn’t agree with.

Hauge runs an independent insurance agency with 29 employees. That’s less than the 50-full-time-employee minimum at which point the law requires employers to offer employees and their dependents the opportunity to enroll in minimum essential health coverage starting Jan. 1.