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  • 12 Days of Obamacare Surprises: Loss of Employer-Sponsored Insurance

    Not all surprises are good. When it comes to Obamacare, the original projections are turning into unfortunately different realities. For the next six days, Heritage is going to highlight one of the various changes in Obamacare projections (e.g., cost, enrollment, etc.) from when the law first passed until now.

    Under Obamacare, most employers will either provide government-approved health coverage or drop coverage, pay a penalty, and send their employees to the new government-subsidized exchanges.

    In 2010, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that by 2019, three million fewer individuals would have employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) due to Obamacare’s impact.

    In March 2012, the CBO updated its estimate to show that by 2016, six million fewer Americans would be enrolled in employer coverage.

    In a separate report, the CBO projected the loss of ESI under different scenarios, one of which showed a loss of ESI coverage for 20 million Americans by 2019. The CBO reports show that businesses are less likely to offer coverage to employees under Obamacare.

    Surprise: If you like your coverage, Obamacare might prevent you from keeping it. While estimates vary on exactly how many people will lose their coverage, it’s clear that it will be millions. Obamacare is the gift that keeps on giving—results that Americans don’t want.

    12 Days of Obamacare Surprises:

    6. A 50/50 split on enrollment estimates

    5. More uninsured Americans

    4. Increased exchange subsidies

    3. Big tax increases

    2. The small business tax credit

    1. And the individual mandate.

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    5 Responses to 12 Days of Obamacare Surprises: Loss of Employer-Sponsored Insurance

    1. Bobbie says:

      The advocates of Obamacare intentionally misled the public. The degrees of circumstances and consequences this government controlled, national health care causes makes it fraud and corrupt. . There's no reason to take down the country for a minority uninsured. It's not what Americans want or were led to expect by those in position and trusted to know. Repeal please based on the extraordinary work that will have to go into fight this unconstitutional act of liberties, independence and freedoms removed. .
      Get down to the fundamentals with democrats to remind them whatever doesn't infringe or interfere on the sovereignty of peoples' individual liberties, freedom and independence is their's to govern. This wouldn't humble these types true intentions though!!!!

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