Skip to comments.More Than 1,300 ObamaCare Insurance Waivers Granted, Says GAO
Posted on 06/16/2011 8:25:12 AM PDT by CNSNews
(CNSNews.com) The Department of Health and Human Services has granted a total of 1,372 waivers from ObamaCare insurance mandates since the laws enactment, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.
The waivers are for so-called mini-med plans that offer annual coverage limits. They were outlawed by ObamaCare and are scheduled to be regulated out of existence in 2014.
However, such plans are often the only form of health insurance available to workers and without the waivers most would no longer be available.
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This should be material in the court proceedings too. So many waivers, selectively granted, underscore the -political- motivations behind HealthControl.
One report I read noted that the majority of waivers that had been given up to that time had gone to people and companies that had donated substantially to the DNC. It would be nice if someone had good quantitative evidence of this, if true.
Something like 80% if the waivers went to Unions
Meanwhile, those of us in small business are just trying to survive this economy and getting slammed with 66% rate hikes.