Healthcare Law Spurs State College to Offer More Faculty Insurance Coverage

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The oldest public, state-run university in Oklahoma has made a determination on how to respond to the work-hour requirements of the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare.

The law requires that employers offer health insurance options to employees who work more than 30 hours per week, as well as full-time and salaried employees.

While some national retailers and other employers have suggested they will cut some or most part-time employees to under 30 hours so as not to have to incur the added cost of health insurance, the University of Central Oklahoma has taken a different route, announcing they will provide full benefits to all faculty working more than 27 hours per week.

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