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Obamacare Gets Big Help From Big Business

12:02 PM, Feb 9, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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Corporations across the country are helping promote Obamacare, including tax preparers Jackson Hewitt, the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves, and Latino-focused television channel Univision. The Los Angeles Times reports:

Univision, the nation's largest Spanish-language television network, is airing half-hour specials about healthy living and educating viewers about how to sign up for coverage under President Obama's health law.

And tax preparers at thousands of Jackson Hewitt and H&R Block offices are talking to their customers about how to enroll in the new insurance plans sold through the law's online marketplaces.

Although many companies are wary of associating with the health law while it remains a political lightning rod, the Affordable Care Act is increasingly entering the mainstream as major corporations, sports teams and others integrate it into their businesses.

The Obama administration is no doubt pleased by this assist from some big businesses. Mike Allen of Politico describes the article as "what the West Wing is reading" in his Sunday edition of Politico's "Playbook." 

Read the whole Times article here.

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