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    Side Effects: Obamacare Fueling Higher Insurance Costs

    Despite all the talk about how Obamacare would lower health care costs, it’s already becoming clear that it just won’t be the case. The Indianapolis Star reports that companies can expect employee health insurance costs to rise even faster. “Driven by worries about the economy and possibly the effects of … More

    Side Effects: Laws No Longer Mean What They Say

    Major flaws in the gargantuan Obamacare bill started to emerge almost immediately after it was signed into law.  One of the most embarrassing:  failure to ensure immediate coverage for kids with pre-existing conditions—something Obamacare supporters had constantly promised was part of the bill. Looking to provide cover for those who … More

    Side Effects: Obamacare May Be Fatal for Your HSA

    President Obama promised Americans that “If you like the plan you have now, you can keep it.”  It was a fundamental promise of Obamacare. But if the coverage you like comes via a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), that promise may not hold. A recent … More

    Side Effects: Medical Devices Tax Will Costs Jobs

    There’s only one way to pull the economy out of the doldrums. We need more jobs. Now. As Obamacare inched its way toward passage, boosters of the radical legislation began making bold new claims about its virtues.  The bill, they said, would do far more than simply fix the health … More

    Side Effects: Young to Pay Higher Health Insurance Premiums

    Remember those lower health insurance premiums Obamacare would bring us?  Don’t count on it—especially if you’re young.  The Associated Press reports that a new analysis by Rand Health predicts premiums for young adults could rise as much as 17 percent under the new law. The new age rating requirement is … More

    Side Effects: Obamacare the Television Ad

    Facing an American public that hates their new health care law, the Obama administration and their union/corporatist allies are planning a multi-million dollar television ad campaign to sell the benefits of Obamacare. While Food and Drug Administration regulations require all advertising for prescription drug to “present side effect information in a manner similar to that used for the benefit information,” the Obama administration faces no such hurdle when making their pitch. But if it did, this is what a typical pro-Obamacare ad would look like. More

    Side Effects: Higher Health Insurance Taxes

    Union bosses howled about one Obamacare tax hike: the levy on “Cadillac” health plans (expensive plans rich in benefits). The problem with this tax, as they see it, is that it hits the very plans often enjoyed by their rank-and-file. Ever eager to please the unions, Democratic leaders added a … More

    Side Effects: Obamacare Doesn't Work on Children After All

    A signature achievement of Obamacare, we were told, was that it would provide immediate protection for children with pre-existing conditions.  In the brave new world of Obamacare, no ailing child could be denied coverage. Turns out, that just ain’t so.  According to the Associated Press, “Under the new law, insurance … More