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New Report Reveals Democrats’ Health Care Law Creates Financial Incentives for Employers to Drop Health Coverage
Job-Based Health Coverage To Become Even More Expensive Under ObamaCare
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Washington, DC – Today, in a new report prepared for Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), data from America’s Fortune 100 companies show they could save hundreds of millions of dollars a year under the new health care law by simply terminating health insurance for their workers and dumping these employees into taxpayer-funded health care exchanges.
More than 70 percent of America’s Fortune 100 companies detailed their health care costs for the Committee, providing the ability to analyze how those self-reported costs would compare to ending employer-sponsored insurance and paying the employer mandate penalty. Based on an aggregation of the data received, if the 71 Fortune 100 companies that replied to the survey ceased to offer health care coverage and paid the employer mandate penalty, they could save a total of:
The report is entitled “BROKEN PROMISE: Why ObamaCare Will Force Americans to Lose the Health Care Coverage They Have and Like.” Click here for the key findings, and here for the full report.