Sunday, July 5, 2009

News: Sentate Version of Health Care Plan

From's First Read blog comes Kennedy committee releases health plan

Employer Play or Play: ("Shared Responsibility of Employers")
-- companies that do not offer "adequate coverage" to full time workers would pay an annual fee of $750 per employee
-- companies that do not offer coverage for part-time workers pay $375 per employee
-- firms with less that 25 employees would be exempt from fees
-- companies most cover 60% of the cost of the monthly premiums to avoid fees