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CAMC Benefits Cut Won’t Affect ‘Cadillac tax’

October 14, 2013

Charleston Gazette – Cutting benefits to part time workers may save CAMC money but it’s unlikely to change the amount the hospital pays in “Cadillac” tax, those familiar with that provision of the Affordable Care Act, said. Read

Earlier this week, Charleston Area Medical Center announced it would cut back health benefits for its part-time workers.

Starting in 2014, those who work 20-23 hours a week will no longer be eligible for health coverage. In 2015, employees must work at least 30 hours to be eligible for health care. Workers who are able to do so were encouraged to work more hours to regain the health benefits.