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Senate GOP fails to sway Dems on Obamacare workweek change
Modern Healthcare

Senate Republicans appeared to make no progress Thursday in convincing more Democrats to join them in making a significant change to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by backing a bill redefining full-time employment as 40 hours per week instead of 30 hours, as the ACA does now. Republicans need four more Democrats, in addition to the two they have already brought on board, to back a measure for changing the work-week definition so they can bring the bill to a Senate vote.

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