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Study: Obamacare Employer
Mandate Will Disproportionately
Hurt Low-Wage Workers

Daily Caller, by Sarah Hurtubis

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 5/10/2014 11:52:08 PM

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute released a report examining the effects of repealing the employer mandate or moving ahead. The employer mandate peg of the health care law will barely affect the uninsured rate, researchers found. “Employers with 50 or more workers not offering coverage pre-ACA are the same employers that are highly likely to not offer in the future, therefore incurring the ACA’s penalties. Because the nonoffering firms are much more likely to be firms dominated by low-wage workers, low-wage employees will bear the greatest brunt of the penalties imposed,” the study found. The study

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The study acknowledges that hiring will be "stunted"...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 5/11/2014 12:17:21 AM     (No. 9844140)

The last study I saw of numbers indicated that the largest number of newly insured were employees participating in an employer offered plan. So now the next step of implementation will cause employers to drop their plans? Obama sure has the reverse midas touch. He can turn gold into dog poop.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DEnforcer, 5/11/2014 12:37:21 AM     (No. 9844147)

Hypocrisy abounds. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, financed by J&J when Bill Weldon was CEO, was in bed with Obama, along with the ACA, Pharma (Billy Tauzan), the insurance companies, et al. They all took a hit with the promise that they would be better off in the future under this monstrous legislation. Now when they see the effects of the betrayal, they want to mitigate all the problems. You slept with the devil, now pay your due!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: smcchk, 5/11/2014 12:38:18 AM     (No. 9844149)

When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? (The answer, my friend, is blown´ in the wind.)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 5/11/2014 12:56:01 AM     (No. 9844158)

In the remarks section some idiot said the stock market does better under demonrat administrations. I can see why - they print monopoly money to create a stock market bubble. When the bubble bursts, then they blame the republicans.

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