Young's legislation would allow companies to hire part-time employees that work up to 39 hours per week without providing them health care coverage.
The GOP proposes changes to the 30 hour work week provision of the Affordable Care Act
The open enrollment deadline for Affordable Care Act health exchanges is March 31, with some key newly announced exceptions.
Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana, says the extension is further proof that the health care mandate needs to be replaced.
As of February first, the percentage of Hoosiers between the ages of 18 and 34 who enrolled in the federal health exchange was 23 percent.
An Affordable Care Act navigator in Indiana encourages the uninsured to enroll before the March 31 deadline.
An appeals court in Chicago ruled against Notre Dame regarding the Affordable Care Act's requirement to provide contraception to employees and students.
A total of 47,700 Indiana residents have enrolled in an insurance plan since the federal health exchange went online in October.
Businesses and schools have cut part-time hours under 30 hours per week to avoid being required to pay for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana, revealed his top legislative priorities today, including a delay of the individual mandate and a repeal of the medical device tax.