While the political future of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act remains unclear because of next month's presidential election, many employers are showing signs of fatigue at the continued uncertainty.

In a webcast poll conducted by Buck Consultants, almost half of respondents said they were moving forward with their current health care strategy without regard to the election, indicating a desire for consistency. An additional 29.4% reported they are not yet sure how the election will affect their benefits strategy, 17.5% plan to implement only the short-term requirements effective this year, and 3.2% say they aren't implementing anything until after the election is over.

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