Farm Contractors Balk At Obamacare Requirements

Contractors who supply workers to farmers say requirements of the Affordable Care Act and the immigration status of many of the workers create a Catch-22.i

Contractors who supply workers to farmers say requirements of the Affordable Care Act and the immigration status of many of the workers create a Catch-22.

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Contractors who supply workers to farmers say requirements of the Affordable Care Act and the immigration status of many of the workers create a Catch-22.

Contractors who supply workers to farmers say requirements of the Affordable Care Act and the immigration status of many of the workers create a Catch-22.

Maguey Images/Getty Images

Obamacare is putting the agricultural industry in a tizzy.

Many contractors who provide farm labor and must now offer workers health insurance are complaining loudly about the cost in their already low-margin business.

Some are also concerned that the forms they must file with the federal government under the Affordable Care

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/02/09/464721340/farm-contractors-balk-at-obamacare-requirements?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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