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Small businesses get another year to comply with ACA
Southern California Public Radio

A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday gives the smallest mom and pop businesses that provide health insurance to workers an additional year before they must comply with beefed-up coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act.

Under the federal law, health insurance plans offered by employers must cover ten specified “essential health benefits,” including hospitalization, prescription drugs, maternity care and mental health treatments.