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Seven million will lose insurance
under Obama health law

The Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan

Original Article

Posted By:MattMusson, 2/6/2013 8:25:04 AM

President Obama´s health care law will push 7 million people out of their job-based insurance coverage — nearly twice the previous estimate, according to the latest estimates from the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday. CBO said that this year´s tax cuts have changed the incentives for businesses and made it less attractive to pay for insurance, meaning fewer will decide to do so. Instead, they´ll choose to pay a penalty to the government, totaling $13 billion in higher fees over the next decade.

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I also liked the part where they said fewer people would pay the individual penalties because they recalculated the income levels. That translates to fewer people will have full time jobs under ObamaCare - so they won´t be penalized.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: starsNstripes, 2/6/2013 8:37:59 AM     (No. 9161266)

That´s ok. We can purchase our insurance from the state exchanges and only have to pay $20,000 for a family of four (source = IRS; note: this is the lowest tiered package opton).

We are screwed. The only option is to pay the penalty (or not) and go without health insurance.

This is why I call Obamacare "UNA" rather than ACA: the Unaffordable Non-Care Act.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 2/6/2013 8:39:29 AM     (No. 9161271)

All part of the plan. Employers dropping health insurance benetfits to save money, cutting back hours and number of workers to avoid having to pay for health insurance, forcing people who cannot otherwise afford it to have to get govt. regulated/subsidized policies through the govt. run exchanges.

Its all heading to single payer, that´s easy to see.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: texascunning, 2/6/2013 8:42:55 AM     (No. 9161278)

No, this can´t be. And if it is, it must be the Republicans´ fault.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: beca, 2/6/2013 8:43:29 AM     (No. 9161281)

start this blame right where it belongs....after the stupid dems that voted this mess in.......knock on JOHN ROberts DOOR

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JimS, 2/6/2013 8:48:45 AM     (No. 9161291)

"If you like your current doctor, you can keep him."
"If you like your current health care plan, you can keep it."
How many times did we hear Obama say that?
So, instead of providing insurance to those who didn´t have it, ACA causes 7-million people to lose the insurance hey had.

CAN WE ALL AGREE THAT OBAMA IS A LIAR?
The hypocritical, sycophantic Leftwing Media should be hitting this hard 24x7, but of course they won´t.

Obama is a pathological liar. Absent a truth serum injection, I would not believe anything he says.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MMC, 2/6/2013 9:07:16 AM     (No. 9161340)

Here is my thought: What if the plan was supposed to be so high no one could afford it? What happens if people buy the plan and fall behind in payments? Can the government then take possession of your home as collateral?

Displaced people are easily controlled... Private property becomes thing of past, all cor the collective good.

Stalin is smiling in his grave.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/6/2013 9:19:06 AM     (No. 9161376)

Chief Justice Roberts, the coward, refused to do the right thing. Makes one wonder what information they held over his head.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/6/2013 9:42:10 AM     (No. 9161424)

#2 nailed it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MattMusson, 2/6/2013 10:07:13 AM     (No. 9161491)

#2 is correct. Leave the middle class uninsured - and it will be easy to push for single payer.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Msctex1, 2/6/2013 10:17:02 AM     (No. 9161532)

I had the exact same thought, #6. We are now into the realm of where Property Taxes have allowed to reach, where if they are not paid, the Government seizes your property.

The presumption of final ownership is thus with the Government, not the property owner. This is the foundation of Socialism, not a Constitutional Republic.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Seething Citizen, 2/6/2013 10:57:17 AM     (No. 9161666)

The way this abomination was passed should be a crime. And "Justice" Roberts is a coward and a disgrace to our nation.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/6/2013 11:03:45 AM     (No. 9161682)

7 million with employer paid health insurance will lose health insurance. Obama will replace those with 13 million taxpayer paid health insurance. People that pay their premiums and deductibles will not be able to afford them as their price includes those that don´t pay. People that work must adjust to half pay for them and their families, half their pay for those that don´t work and don´t pay.

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