Anna Wilde Mathews

Wall Street Journal

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Reporter covering health plans and hospitals for the Wall Street Journal

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Wal-Mart is ending health coverage for its approximately 30,000 part-time workers. The company says it’s too expensive under the Affordable Care Act.

Wal-Mart To Drop Part-Timers’ Healthcare

Wal-Mart is ending health coverage for its approximately 30,000 part-time workers. The company says it’s too expensive under the Affordable Care Act.

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