INEVITABLE: More companies passing #Obamacare costs on to workers

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As one panelist in the video said: “…you could have seen this coming a mile away….”

T.B Rickert's Call

This past week top insurers announced Obamacare enrollment was shrinking:

The nation’s third-largest health insurer had 720,000 people sign up for exchange coverage as of May 20, a spokesman confirmed to IBD. At the end of June, it had fewer than 600,000 paying customers. Aetna expects that to fall to “just over 500,000” by the end of the year.

Why?

The gap between the high watermark of sign-ups and the number of current premium-paying customers reflects both those who never sent in a first payment and those who stopped paying for any number of reasons. For some, finances may have been too stretched. Some may have gotten fed up with high deductibles, and others could have switched plans so they wouldn’t have to switch doctors. Still others may have found a job that came with health benefits, or others lost income and qualified for Medicaid.

I’m going to bet that…

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4 responses to “INEVITABLE: More companies passing #Obamacare costs on to workers

  1. AND thanks for the re-blog!

  2. That was weird. Just had a pop up advertising Obama Care.

    Anytime you give something for free, you get less of it. The VA medical system is a good example. Even people who are already in the system, like me, have to sometimes wait weeks or even months to get an appointment depending on what you need to see the doctor for.

    Medicare has been losing doctors daily, either through retirement or because they simply quit taking new Medicare patients. Obama Care is Medicare writ large.

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