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Restaurants find new way to help fund healthcare
Los Angeles Business Journal

Would you pay an extra 3 percent on your next dinner out to help cover the healthcare costs of the people who made that dinner possible? That’s essentially the question that some of Santa Monica’s most successful restaurateurs are asking their diners by tacking on a surcharge on every bill. Before you complain that this is just one more example of business passing costs onto the customer, understand that there are what can probably only be described as loopholes within the Affordable Care Act.