US delays introduction of key healthcare provision

12:22 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

US delays introduction of key healthcare provision

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The main provision of a landmark healthcare bill passed under President Barack Obama will take effect one year later than planned, his administration has said.
The main provision of a landmark healthcare bill passed under President Barack Obama will take effect one year later than planned, his administration has said. Employers now have until 2015 to extend healthcare benefits to their employees. The move has been seen as a major concession to retailers and other businesses.