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Obamacare fee of $63
per person to begin in 2014

Associated Press, by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar

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Posted By:john56, 12/11/2012 7:52:40 AM

Your medical plan is facing an unexpected expense, so you probably are, too. It’s a new, $63-per-head fee to cushion the cost of covering people with pre-existing conditions under President Obama’s health care overhaul. The charge, buried in a recent regulation, works out to tens of millions of dollars for the largest companies, employers say. Most of that is likely to be passed on to workers. Employee benefits lawyer Chantel Sheaks calls it a “sleeper issue” with significant financial consequences, particularly for large employers

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Well, well, Nasty Nancy was right! We had to pass the bill to find out what was in it.

Using the terminology of Chief Injustice Roberts, this should be correctly designated as a "TAX," not a fee, right?

Obamacare. The gift that keeps on taking. Unless, of course, you´re Sandra Fluke and now you get free $9 birth control pills!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Historybuff, 12/11/2012 8:07:37 AM     (No. 9059060)

Pass it to find out what´s in it.

SURPRISE!

And no tort reform!

There is $60 Billion worth of FRAUD per year in Medicare - how much do you think will be in ObamaCare?????

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Reply 2 - Posted by: texascunning, 12/11/2012 8:14:28 AM     (No. 9059066)

If only $63 per head were the ONLY extra cost. That´s a drop in the proverbial bucket.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: shamus, 12/11/2012 8:27:01 AM     (No. 9059088)

Costs for coverage are going up by 30% or more.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: losgatos, 12/11/2012 8:55:43 AM     (No. 9059143)

We need to change the name to Obamascam. Or maybe Obamadoesn´tcare.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/11/2012 9:05:40 AM     (No. 9059164)

Anyone think the fee will actually be phased out? It will be easy to ratchet it up, and up, and up as Obamacare creates huge spending spikes.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 12/11/2012 11:40:35 AM     (No. 9059591)

Obama and the current democrat party have dragged the "political" across the line into the "criminal".

Will they pay?

No, we will pay.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/11/2012 11:40:57 AM     (No. 9059594)

Shouldn´t that be $57?

Where do these hacks come up with their numbers?

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