ObamaCare's Secret Mandate Exemption

HHS quietly repeals the individual purchase rule for two more years.

The Wall Street Journal 3/11/2014

ObamaCare’s implementers continue to roam the battlefield and shoot their own wounded, and the latest casualty is the core of the Affordable Care Act—the individual mandate. To wit, last week the Administration quietly excused millions of people from the […]

#ObamaCare regulations: 828 new pages, 20 thousand so far, more to come

Sen. Mitch McConnell Twitter 3/11/2013

#ObamaCare regulations – 828 pages in one day. Overall, there are nearly 20,000 pages – with many more to come. twitter.com/McConnellPress…

— Sen. McConnell Press (@McConnellPress) March 11, 2013


H/T Ace of Spades HQ

Also at the site, Working With Reality What ObamaCare will mean for patients and doctors.


Supreme Court filing suggests AARP feigned support for Medigap reform

Matthew Boyle The Daily Caller 1/5/2012

A Supreme Court amicus briefing filed by the AARP indicates that during the national debate over President Obama’s health care overhaul, the senior-citizen advocacy group did not prioritize stopping Medigap providers, including itself, from discriminating against seniors with pre-existing conditions. This stands in stark contrast with AARP’s past claims.


Obamacare’s Prescription for Disaster: $14 Billion Cost to Industry

David A. Patten Newsmax.com 31 March 2010

Major business groups want a provision of healthcare-reform repealed because it could cost American corporations up to $14 billion at a time when people desperately need jobs.

James A. Klein, president of the American Benefits Council, warns the same tax-law change that led AT&T to take a $1 […]

The ObamaCare tax hike that loses five times what it brings in

David Freddoso Washington Examiner 3/31/2010

We turn to the Wall Street Journal for the math on what it will cost to raise taxes on corporations’ retiree prescription drug coverage. This is the provision that has caused several corporations to take markdowns recently.

The bottom line: by closing this “loophole” — which was originally created to […]

AP: Say, guess what we just found in ObamaCare!

Ed Morrissey HotAir.com 3/26/2010

Congress passed the bill without knowing what was in it. Barack Obama signed it without reading it. Now it looks as though the Associated Press reported on ObamaCare without comprehending its content. Readers will have to scroll far down to discover that the elimination of a key tax break that kept […]