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Obamacare ruling could affect employer mandate, local broker says
Sacramento Business Journal

A federal court decision Tuesday that throws into question government subsidies provided through the federal insurance exchange doesn’t affect California directly, but it could have an impact on Affordable Care Act funding through employer fines, a local insurance broker says.

If the subsidy no longer exists, the trigger for fines on employers whose workers qualify for those subsidies is gutted, said Carolyn Lewis, a spokeswoman for the Sacramento Association of Health Underwriters.