NRF Cheers Health Amendment

Retail groups last week said they favored an amendment to the Senate health care bill that would extend the waiting period before employers would be required to provide health care insurance for workers. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Senate's version of health care reform, originally imposed penalties on companies that did not provide insurance for workers within 90

WASHINGTON — Retail groups last week said they favored an amendment to the Senate health care bill that would extend the waiting period before employers would be required to provide health care insurance for workers.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Senate's version of health care reform, originally imposed penalties on companies that did not provide insurance for workers within 90 days of employment. However, employers would have to pay a pentalty of $400 fo

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