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Small businesses can keep health plans next year
Sacramento Bee

California small businesses will be allowed to keep health insurance plans that don’t conform to the federal Affordable Care Act through next year.

The urgency measure signed by Gov. Jerry Brown brings the state into line with a federal policy that lets small employers continue to offer non-compliant plans. Senate Bill 1446 was authored by Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, and sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones.