Top Companies Consider Dropping Employee Health Insurance Coverage

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    Documents Reveal AT&T, Verizon, Others, Thought About Dropping Employer-sponsored Benefits



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    AT&T, Verizon, others, thought about dropping health plans - May. 5, 2010

    Why the write-downs happened but the hearings didn't


    AT&T, Verizon, others, thought about dropping health plans - May. 5, 2010
     
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    Who didn't see this coming....on the heels of Barry Soetoro's freebiecare? :eusa_think:
     
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    This is why Henry Waxman cancelled the GAAP Accounting Inquisition - the Dems don't want it made public that large companies have figured out that they will save money by canceling the current health care insurance (which Obama PROMISED) we could all keep, in favor of dumping employees onto the state exchanges and paying the fines.

    All big companies are going to figure this out - and then we'll only have the Public Option choice.

    Just like Obama, Pelosi, and Reid planned all along.
     
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    Exactly why Waxman called off the hearings. I was a bit surpirsed that CNN touched upon that in the article.
     
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    It's perfect, the Republican President in 2012 with a Congressional Super Majority can introduce a plan using the Whole Foods suggestions as a base
     
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    Whole Foods has an excellent program - it makes so much sense and the employees love it.
     
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    I don't think employers should be required to provide health insurance in the first place. Make everyone purchase their own individually. Then people would begin to understand the true costs of health insurance, and we might actually begin to see some positive changes to the system.
     

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