Skip to comments.House Prepares Investigation of Obamacare Waivers
Posted on 02/04/2011 10:15:22 AM PST by Sub-Driver
House Prepares Investigation of Obamacare Waivers Friday, February 04, 2011 By Fred Lucas
(CNSNews.com) The Republican congressman leading the investigation into the Obama administrations decision to grant more than 700 waivers to the new health care law is questioning whether the law could be effective if so many waivers are needed.
Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) also noted the high percentage of Obama-supporting labor unions that received waivers -- which exempt them from a provision in the new health care law that bans annual limits on what insurance plans will pay for medical coverage.
The American people repeatedly have been told that the new health care law is an effective and responsible plan for overhauling the nations health care system, Rep. Stearns told CNSNews.com in a statement. Yet, if the law is so good, why are so many waivers to the law being granted?
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Is this true? I’ve not heard that before.......very interesting.
It's waivers for favors. They helped him get the bill passed, so he sets them free.
"Punish your enemies, and reward your friends."
This a staightforward, easy-to-understand political scandal. I’m sure the MSM will be all over it.
I’d still like to know who was DENIED a waiver ... has even a single newsie explored that aspect yet?
If anyone knows where that article is please let me know.
Look at all the Unions who received a waiver. 733 Waivers
Next should come GE. They only have to pay 3.6% in taxes. Other businesses pay in the mid 30's. We pay at least 40. They got environmental wavers just recently, too, and why did they receive tax payer money from TARP?
Full speed ahead!
sounds like a 14th Amendment case waiting to happen to me
From what I can tell, a number of people have suggested that AARP should apply for a waiver. But, I haven't found any evidence that they should.
I think AARP pushed for ObamaCare because of the Medicare reductions. AARP sells Medigap insurance plans, and the reductions will result in more demand for their insurance.
In other words, they did it for more money (from their members).
“It’s waivers for favors.”
Now there’s a tagline.
So, do Christian Scientists & Amish have waivers?
And, the usual suspect scumbag dhims are screaming like mashed cats.
McDonald’s, 29 other firms get health care coverage waivers
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