President Barack Obama.
More than 100 business leaders and professionals attended a forum Wednesday to weigh the costs of a federal health reform law provision set to take effect next year.
A portion of the Affordable Care Act, known by critics as Obamacare, will require businesses to offer a certain level of health insurance to all employees by 2014. Companies that don't comply face sizable tax fees. Small businesses with fewer than 50 full-time employees are exempt.
Ross Townsend, an attorney who specializes in health benefit issues, said some companies are working to determine if paying tens of thousands of ...