Tag Archives: Health Insurance

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 »

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 »

Choice of Health Plans to Vary Sharply From State to State

Here’s an interesting article by Reed Abelson from the New York Times. When a typical 40-year-old uninsured woman in Maine goes to the new state exchange to buy health insurance this fall, she may have just two companies to choose from: the one that already sells most individual policies in the state, and a complete unknown… Read More »

President Blames Businesses for Higher Insurance Premiums

FreeEnterprise.com posted this interesting article. According to President Obama, higher insurance premiums have nothing to with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). No, you should blame employers and insurance companies. The AP at a health care law pep rally in California reported: The president said there would be “glitches” and “hiccups” in getting the system… Read More »

Study: Premiums could rise an average of 40 percent under Obamacare

An interesting article by Sam Baker, published on the Friends of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce web site Health insurance premiums could rise by as much as 40 percent as a result of President Obama’s healthcare law, according to a new study. The survey of premiums in six states found that premiums could increase most… Read More »

Some Small Businesses Opt for the Health-Care Penalty

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Small-business owners across the U.S. are bracing for the health-care law that kicks in next year, fearing it will increase the cost of providing insurance to employees. But Rick Levi, a business owner in Des Moines, Iowa, is among those… Read More »

STUDY: Health law will raise claims 32 percent

An interesting article from the Friends of the US Chamber of Commerce by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study finds that insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. What does that mean for you? It could increase… Read More »