Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Big Brown Says Goodbye to Spouses

Atlanta based UPS is pulling the plug on health insurance benefits for an estimated 15,000
working spouses. In a cost saving move caused at least in part by Obamacare, many will lose their UPS coverage.

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.
According to Kaiser, UPS told white-collar workers two months ago that 15,000 working spouses eligible for coverage by their own employers would be excluded from the UPS plan in 2014.
So what does the Obama administration have to say about this?
"The health care law will make health insurance more affordable, strengthen small businesses and make it easier for employers to provide coverage to their workers," said Joanne Peters, spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The big lie continues.
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