Friday, May 7, 2010

Health Care Bill HR3590- #1697 - Shocker: Major Corporations May Dump Health Insurance-Pay Penalties Instead - Hot Air

The great mystery surrounding the historic health care bill is how the corporations that provide coverage for most Americans — coverage they know and prize — will react to the new law’s radically different regime of subsidies, penalties, and taxes. Now, we’re getting a remarkable inside look at the options AT&T, Deere, and other big companies are weighing to deal with the new legislation. Internal documents recently reviewed by Fortune, originally requested by Congress, show what the bill’s critics predicted, and what its champions dreaded: many large companies are examining a course that was heretofore unthinkable, dumping the health care coverage they provide to their workers in exchange for paying penalty fees to the government.  Read more...... I'm sure Barack Obama and the Democrats in the House and Senate are shocked, this could be happening, single payer coming???

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