Healthcare Reform Equal Employer Coverage Provision Delayed

According to a report from The New York Times, a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provision stopping employers from providing better health benefits to "highly compensated individuals" won't be enforced this year.

The PPACA specifically prohibits employer-sponsored health plans from discriminating in favor of high-earning employees. Internal Revenue Service officials have decided not to enforce the requirement yet because they still need to issue regulations for employers.

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