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School board weighs health coverage for employees not covered by district plan


The Sidney School Board discussed the possibility of implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” for some of its employees at its meeting Monday night.

The district is Conducting a study to discover how many of Sidney’s Public School Employees, who work over 30 hours a week and are not insured by the district, qualify for insurance under the provisions of Obamacare. Under the current insurance plan, Sidney Public Schools would have to offer some form of health insurance to those employees by September 1st, 2016.

“Under the current insurance structur...

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