Through a variety of restrictions, requirements, prohibitions, and taxes, ObamaCare would — as if by design — seriously hinder, if not altogether kill, HSA plans — despite the promise they have shown as a tool for lowering health-care costs
Subsidies in ObamaCare’s government-run insurance exchanges would dwarf tax-breaks for employer-provided insurance, with many families in the exchanges getting $10,000 more in subsidized coverage than families of identical size and income with employer-provided insurance would get in tax breaks. This would likely lead to far more people finding ways to jump to the exchanges than the Congressional Budget Office has forecast — which in turn would raise ObamaCare’s costs far beyond official projections.
The National Federation of Independent Business says that Obamacare’s taxes on small businesses would stifle employment, providing a strong incentive for businesses not to expand beyond 10 or 25 workers.
This page provides links to letters written to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius from 12 of the 19 states that have opted out of Obamacare’s federal high-risk pools.
Obamacare would create a mind-boggling 159 new federal offices, agencies, or programs.
The Center for Health Transformation has produced an organizational chart for the 159 new federal offices, agencies, or programs that would be created under Obamacare.
Obamacare would impose expensive mandates, taxes and regulations on small and mid-sized businesses — and many of these mandates would discourage the hiring of new employees.
Likely voters support the repeal of Obamacare by a margin of 19 points (56 to 37 percent) — and, by a margin of 51 points (63 to 12 percent), they think Obamacare would increase deficits.
Rep. Paul Ryan outlines the real costs of ObamaCare.