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When You Can’t Actually Keep Your Health Care Plan

Alyene Senger –
August 22, 2013

In this revealing post at The Foundry, Alyene Senger points out that there are cruel realities to the health care act recently passed and held constitutional:

President Obama has said that his health care law largely doesn’t impact anyone who already has coverage. Tell that to all the people who are being dropped from their health plans.

UPS made a news splash yesterday when it announced it is dropping coverage for spouses of employees if they are offered coverage through their own employers. The delivery company expects to remove 15,000 working spouses from its health coverage next year, saving the company about $60 million a year.