Agriculture and Health Care Reform

Taylor HillmanGeneral

Sabrina Hill
It’s a hot topic for agriculture and small business: the impact of health care reform. Experts say farmers need to know how the new law will effect them. Sabrina Hill has more.
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The new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will go into effect in January of 2014, but small businesses owners – including farmers – need to get familiar with the law now, to know how it will effect them.

Leon Sequeira is the American Farm Bureau Federation consultant on Health Care Reform. He says some smaller operations won’t be effected at all. If the employer has fewer than 50 full time employees, they are exempt.

Again, the act goes into effect in January.
Visit the U.S. Chamber website on health care reform by clicking here.
Visit the U.S. government’s website on health care by clicking here.