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Nationwide Legislation on Employee Health Care

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Nationwide Legislation on Employee Health Care

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Nationwide Legislation on Employee Health Care

Nationwide Legislation on Employee Health Care

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Laura Tobler, health policy analyst at the National Conference of State Legislatures, discusses legislation passed in Maryland that requires large employers to increase spending on worker health insurance. The bill primarily affects Wal-Mart stores, though Tobler says similar measures nationwide don't specifically target the retailer.