TITLE

Wal-Mart Health Cuts Reopen Debate Over Obamacare Costs, Savings

PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Insurance Broadcasting;10/8/2014, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the multinational retail company Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to eliminate its health insurance for part-time employees, reopening debate over the costs incurred by U.S. companies for adopting the Affordable Care Act. The company says that the decision was made following similar moves by several retailers including Target Corp., Walgreen Co. and Home Depot Inc. in 2013. The company also increases the health insurance premiums due to the rising health care costs.
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