Tag Archives: health care

Millions of Americans Are Losing Their Health Plans Because of Obamacare

Here’s an interesting article by John McCormack, first published in  The Weekly Standard, and reprinted on the Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce website. While the Affordable Care Act was making its way through Congress in 2009 and 2010, President Obama famously promised the American people over and over again that if you like… Read More »

Health Care Spending Expected to Increase by $621 Billion

Here’s an interesting article by Sean Hackbarth, published on the FreeEnterprise.com website. It may be the named the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but the health care law won’t make health care more affordable, according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) actuaries. Instead, health care spending is projected to increase by $621 billion by… Read More »

Healthcare Q&A

Healthcare policy experts  from the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) answered questions from small business owners during a live chat on September 20, 2013. Q: What is the most important item that a small business needs to account for regarding the October deadline? A: Notice of Coverage is the most important item. For more information, visit: http://www.nfib.com/advocacy/item?cmsid=63707… Read More »

Obama Now Says Obamacare Will Bring Months Of ‘Glitches’

Here’s an interesting article by Cheryl K. Chumley from The Washington Times reprinted on the Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce web site. President Obama said in comments broadcast Tuesday, on the cusp of enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges, that of course there will be “glitches” in the implementation of the health reform — months of glitches, he… Read More »

The Attack on Self-Insurance

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. The Affordable Care Act is supposed to be a paradise for the middle class, but now that Americans are starting to eat from the tree of knowledge, the liberal deities are trying to force them to stay inside the garden. Witness their… Read More »

More Employers Overhaul Health Benefits

First published in the The Wall Street Journal, and republished on the Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce web site, here’s an interesting article by  Anna Wilde Mathews. This fall, tens of thousands of U.S. workers will learn that they’re getting their health benefits next year in a radical new way: Their employers will give… Read More »

IRS Issues Rules for Employer Mandate Under ObamaCare

Here’s an interesting article by Ben Goad, first published in  The Hill, and republished on the Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce web site. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Thursday issued instructions for complying with ObamaCare’s employer mandate. The mandate, which requires businesses with more than 50 workers to offer insurance or face penalties, was… Read More »

Local Governments Cutting Hours Over Obamacare Costs

An interesting article by Reid Wilson, first published in the Washington Post, and republished on the Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce website. Many cash-strapped cities and counties facing the prospect of shelling out hundreds of thousands of dollars in new health-care costs under the Affordable Care Act are opting instead to reduce the… Read More »