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Friday, February 24th 2006

Walmart Insurance

No, they’re not starting to sell it in store. Instead they’re about to expand their notoriously poor healthcare insurance coverage provided to employees, even as they fight Fair Share Health. Although, I must say Fair Share sounds like a misguided idea.

The Fair Share Health Care Act, the first of its kind, passed recently in Maryland. The bill requires any company with 10, 000 or more workers to spend 8 percent of its payroll on health insurance. The bill inspired similar proposals in other states.