Health care providers could raise premiums by as much as 9 percent this year to pay for benefits associated with U.S. President Barack Obama’s socialized medicine law, according to a report published earlier this week by The Wall Street Journal.
Who’s going to get hit with the higher bills?
“The rate increases largely apply to policies for [...]
Family health insurance soared by 14 percent in 2010 as costs increased and companies sought to shift more of the burden for coverage onto employees.
The average employee paid roughly $4,000 in 2010 to insure a family of four – which is up $482 from last year, according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. [...]
By FITSNews || It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that a $2.5 trillion expansion of government health care programs isn’t going to reduce the federal deficit – which was already soaring to ridiculous heights even before the U.S. House of Representatives passed “Obamacare” on Sunday.
But how much will “Obamacare” add to the growing [...]
DAMN … AND WE WERE JUST ABOUT TO LIGHT UP
FITSNews – May 14, 2008 – We’ve got to be honest … writing about the true fiscal impact of South Carolina’s proposed cigarette tax increase excites us about as much as watching paint dry … on a white wall.
But alas, Sic Willie is evidently quite [...]