Hillary: Obamacare Forcing Americans Into Taking Part-Time Jobs

(Newsmax) – Many companies are pushing employees into a part-time workforce because of Obamacare restrictions, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton acknowledged this week at an Iowa City town hall meeting, saying the situation needs to be changed. “We have built in some unfortunate incentives that discourage full-time employment,” Clinton said in response to a question from a supporter concerning companies that are using part-timers, reports The Washington Free Beacon. Many employers, she said, “believe if you don’t work 40-hours a week you don’t get benefits and that includes; you don’t getRead More

Insurers Seeking Huge Obamacare Rate Hikes

(Newsmax) – Health insurance prices may jump dramatically next year as some insurers are requesting double-digit rate increases. State governments are likely to grant increases that are less than requested, but those who pay for their own insurance out of pocket should still expect a big bite – especially those with the most popular “silver” plans, CNBC reports. Average plans in major cities could rise as much as 12 percent, according to an analysis by HealthPocket, a website that compares health plans. Special Headline: Guess Who’s About To Go Bankrupt in America [LearnRead More

Obama ‘bullies’ Supremes to keep Obamacare

Decision looming on whether law means what it says President Obama is facing a flurry of accusations that he’s bullying the U.S. Supreme Court just as it considers whether his signature Obamacare law actually means what it says. The issue it whether the law’s subsidies can be obtained through the federal exchange in states that have not set up an exchange of their own. The law states the subsidies are available through exchanges “established by the state,” but the IRS decided that also meant the federal exchange, which was setRead More

Obamacare Updates: Tale of Fail from Coast to Coast

It’s time now for your monthly reminder that Obamacare neither “working in the real world,” “proving its critics wrong,” nor “blowing away expectations:” Colorado (higher taxes): “The Connect for Health Colorado board of directors voted unanimously Thursday to raise the fees it charges on health insurance policies to bolster its finances as federal grants run out later this year. The state health insurance exchange raised the fee on 2016 plans purchased through its marketplace from the current 1.4 percent of premiums to 3.5 percent, the same rate charged on theRead More