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Health fund for jobless runs low

Surging enrollment empties state coffers | Businesses chafe at talk of tax hike

By Kay Lazar
Globe Staff / August 5, 2009

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A unique state program that helps pay most health insurance costs for 27,000 unemployed Massachusetts residents is on the cusp of going broke, setting off a debate between healthcare advocates and business leaders who say funding it is a burden on companies fighting for their survival. (Full article: 1018 words)

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