From: O'Neil's Faggy Prostate - GREENE '12 on 12 Jun 2010 19:50
On Jun 12, 1:44 pm, Polarhound <polarho...(a)comcast.net> wrote:
> Thought you could keep your employer's old plan? Think again!
> Internal administration documents reveal that up to 51% of employers may
> have to relinquish their current health care coverage because of ObamaCare.
> Small firms will be even likelier to lose existing plans.
> The "midrange estimate is that 66% of small employer plans and 45% of
> large employer plans will relinquish their grandfathered status by the
> end of 2013," according to the document.
> In the worst-case scenario, 69% of employers 80% of smaller firms
> would lose that status, exposing them to far more provisions under the
> new health law.
> The 83-page document, a joint project of the departments of Health and
> Human Services, Labor and the IRS, examines the effects that ObamaCare's
> regulations would have on existing, or "grandfathered," employer-based
> health care plans.
> Draft copies of the document were reportedly leaked to House Republicans
> during the week and began circulating Friday morning. Rep. Bill Posey,
> R-Fla., posted it on his Web site Friday afternoon.
> "It's been passed around the staffs here on Capitol Hill. Congressman
> Posey thought it was important enough to share," said spokesman George
> In a statement, Posey said the document showed that the arguments in
> favor of ObamaCare were a "bait and switch."
Well, that was clearly the plan all along (not that the evil folks
responsible for this dirty, dirty "law" would have told you that).
Make it so expensive for employers to "keep their plans" that they, by
default, must drop them.
So, while Obambicare didn't "force" you to switch plans, in reality,
it will eventually.
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