Obamacare: This is going to hurt

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Author(s) The San Diego Union-Tribune editorial board
Source The San Diego Union-Tribune
Date May 5, 2013
URL http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/may/04/obamacare-this-is-going-to-hurt-broken-promises/
Quotes-start.png It will cost employers far less to pay the small fine for not providing insurance than to provide insurance, which drives the CBO’s estimate of at least 7 million people losing insurance coverage. It will cost individuals far less to pay the small fine for not buying insurance than to buy coverage. People also have a second incentive not to buy health insurance. Under Obamacare, they can’t be denied coverage for pre-existing conditions – so they don’t need to buy insurance until they get sick. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should not have been passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.