A third of employers may drop health benefits

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    • At least 30 percent of employers would gain economically from dropping coverage, and

    • More than 85 percent of employees would remain at their jobs even without health benefits, although about 60 percent would expect more pay.

    Small business owners are worried about the rising health care costs and the price of implementing new reform rules. Many Republicans in Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner of Butler County, are against the law and want to change or repeal it.

    Regardless of what happens, there are many large companies that have a big stake in whether the law is repealed, changed or kept as was passed.

    Good job Obama ,you have fucked us again..........

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    You should provide a link if you're gonna post facts to support your point. Not doubting you, but a source would be helpful.
     
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    And all I need to do to be covered is pay $685 a year. Damn cheaper than what I have now.

    Fucking brilliant!
     
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    All employers should be out of the healthcare business

    Why does America insist that your boss should get to decide what insurance you should have? Employees should not be tied to a job because they are afraid to lose to lose their coverage
     
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    The seen unseen consequence. The only people that didn't see this coming are those that base their "logic" on emotion instead of reason. Like the president.
     
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    Seriously....how stupid could folks have been?
     
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    Employers were dumping health insurance coverage long before Obamacare
     
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    America doesn't insist. Employers do it because it provides an incentive to hire employees. Employees like it because a group policy is considerably cheaper than a stand alone policy. If the employer can provide at $500 what the employee would otherwise have to pay $1000, it is win-win. This isn't a philosophical issue. It's all about money and that is not going to change.
     
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    That's interesting. "Dumping" it, or unable to afford it. In my almost 25 years of working, I've always had employer covered insurance. It is a perk they can offer to attract talent. Now that the costs of insurance are going to go sky high, it will be more business minded to drop the bundle plans and let individuals get their own plan....at a much larger cost.
     
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    True.

    The op is dumb. Insurance is a lot cheaper now, or would be if the damn Rs would get the hell out of it.
     

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