But they have to heart your children til they are 26 years old.

By denying coverage to spouses, employers not only save the annual premiums, but also the new fees that went into effect as part of the Affordable Care Act. This year, companies have to pay $1 or $2 “per life” covered on their plans, a sum that jumps to $65 in 2014. And health law guidelines proposed recently mandate coverage of employees’ dependent children up to age 26, but husbands and wives are optional. “The question about whether it’s obligatory to cover the family of the employee is being thought through more than ever before,” says Helen Darling, president of the National Business Group on Health

via Why your boss is dumping your wife – MarketWatch.  No surprise.  I heard a very interesting tidbit from a friend yesterday.  Their spouse who works for one of these large banks is toying with the idea of paying the fine rather than keeping their employees insured.  Shocking?  No.  Thanks Barack.

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