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Treading water: Mayor names Healthy San Francisco task force members, but what’s the rush?
San Francisco Business Times

What’s the hurry? Plenty, say business interests frustrated with a lack of alacrity by City Hall on helping them avoid potential double jeopardy when it comes to paying to provide health coverage for their San Francisco workers. Many San Francisco businesses and business groups, including the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and the Golden Gate Restaurant Association, are concerned about how the Affordable Care Act and the city’s complex health reform efforts will — or won’t — line up when key elements of Obamacare kick in come Jan. 1. Worst case, they fear they’ll face duplicative costs, continuing confusion and mountains of additional red tape.