Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Affordable Health care? More good news for America

When is America going to wake up to the lies of this president and those who support his socialist world view of destroying America piece by piece.

UPS to drop 15,000 spouses from insurance, cites Obamacare

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg
A United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) employee scans a package while making a delivery.
Carla Caldwell, Morning Edition Editor
United Parcel Service Inc. plans to remove thousands of spouses from its medical plan because they are eligible for coverage elsewhere. The Atlanta-based logistics company points to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, as a big reason for the decision, reports Kaiser Health News.
The decision comes as many analysts are downplaying the Affordable Care Act's effect on companies such as UPS, noting that the move reflects a long-term trend of shrinking corporate medical benefits, Kaiser Health News reports. But UPS repeatedly cites Obamacare to explain the decision, adding fuel to the debate over whether it erodes traditional employer coverage, Kaiser says.
Rising medical costs, “combined with the costs associated with the Affordable Care Act, have made it increasingly difficult to continue providing the same level of health care benefits to our employees at an affordable cost,” UPS said in a memo to employees.

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