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Many Big Employers Plan To Offer Skimpy Health Options Despite Law
National Public Radio

Nearly 1 in 6 companies plans to offer health coverage that doesn’t meet the Affordable Care Act’s requirements for value and affordability, a national survey of employers finds.

Many thought such skimpy coverage would be history once the health law was fully implemented this year. Instead, 16 percent of large employers in a survey released Wednesday by the National Business Group on Health said they will offer in 2015 these so-called skinny plans along with at least one insurance option that does qualify under ACA standards.

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