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Companies Weigh the Option of Dropping Health Care Coverage

Some large companies have already analyzed the potential cost-savings they could realize if they drop employer-sponsored health care for their workers and pay the penalties the new health care reform legislation imposes on companies that fail to provide affordable coverage after 2014.

Fortune magazine reports that it reviewed internal documents that Congress requested from AT&T, Deere, Caterpillar and Verizon in which the companies weigh the future costs of providing health care against paying the employer penalty.

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