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Detailing How Health Law Premium Subsidies Will Work

Kaiser Health News asked a tax expert to explain who will be eligible for this assistance and how the process will work. Meanwhile, The Washington Post examines how the overhaul is linked to work-hour caps for part-timers.

Kaiser Health News: Deciphering The Health Law's Subsidies For Premiums
Kaiser Health News staff writer Julie Appleby talks with Cathy Livingston, a partner with Jones Day in Washington, D.C., who specializes in tax issues involving the federal health law, about how to find out if you’re eligible for a premium subsidy and how the process will work (Appleby, 7/24). 

The Washington Post: Health-Care Law Is Tied To New Caps On Work Hours For Part-Timers
This month, the Obama administration delayed the employer insurance requirement until January 2015. But Virginia, like some other employers around the country that capped part-timers’ hours in anticipation of the initial deadline, has no plans to abandon its new 29-hour-a-week limit (Somashekhar, 7/23).

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