VIDEO: Employees in Pennsylvania Company Learn of Increased Health Costs Due to Obamacare

Posted on January 31, 2014 by Kathy Hoekstra

Employee: "They call it the affordable health plan. There's nothing affordable about it. I can't afford it."

Job Creators Network Foundation believes a well-informed public is the best defense against bad government policy. That’s why we heartily applaud this business owner who is upfront with his employees, educating them on how the Affordable Care Act will hurt their own pocketbooks. 

“A local news station brings viewers inside one Pennsylvania company as the employees their learn about their new health care plans under Obamacare:

“Look at the numbers,” says the reporter of two employees. “Jeff and Dave used to have a $1,250 deductible. Since Obamacare went into effect, it’s now jumped 60 percent to $2,000. That’s nothing compared to Brian, Kristi, and Judy who have kids. they are going to pay twice that, four grand.” The reporter adds that co-pays are being increased, too.

“I don’t know how President Obama thinks he’s helping us because we can’t afford this, we can’t afford to pay these co-pays, to pay these deductibles on what we’re making,” says one of the workers.

Another worker adds, “They call it the affordable health plan. There’s nothing affordable about it. I can’t afford it.”

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