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Second wave of health plan cancellations looms (50-100 million right before fall 2014 elections)
Fox News ^ | November 20, 2014

Posted on 11/20/2013 12:12:41 PM PST by Zakeet

A new and independent analysis of ObamaCare warns of a ticking time bomb, predicting a second wave of 50 million to 100 million insurance policy cancellations next fall -- right before the mid-term elections.

The next round of cancellations and premium hikes is expected to hit employees, particularly of small businesses. While the administration has tried to downplay the cancellation notices hitting policyholders on the individual market by noting they represent a relatively small fraction of the population, the swath of people who will be affected by the shake-up in employer-sponsored coverage will be much broader.

An analysis by the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank, shows the administration anticipates half to two-thirds of small businesses would have policies canceled or be compelled to send workers onto the ObamaCare exchanges. They predict up to 100 million small and large business policies could be cancelled next year.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 1obamalied; 2peopledied; abortion; cancellations; deathpanels; healthcare; obamacare; zerocare
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1 posted on 11/20/2013 12:12:41 PM PST by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Time for another postponement.


2 posted on 11/20/2013 12:13:40 PM PST by kabar
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To: Zakeet

D*mn Republicans. Can’t they ever get anything right? If they don’t fix this before the next election, Mary Landrieu will be blaming them for failing to help fix the problem. They better wake up or suffer the consequences.


3 posted on 11/20/2013 12:21:37 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: Zakeet

Wanna bet the insurance companies delay this until after the election, in exchange for more candy from the regime?


4 posted on 11/20/2013 12:22:58 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: kabar
Time for another postponement.

Mary Landrieu was aiming for two years, but the powers that be slapped it down. Hope and change might be more like "hope FOR change." I think it's going to hurt in 2014, and I'm usually pessimistic about electoral politics. Way to go, Dem lemmings--follow O right off the cliff.

5 posted on 11/20/2013 12:24:31 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Zakeet

Just looked this up out of curiosity. In TODAY’S dollars it cost 400 million dollars to build the Titanic, the same as the Obamacare website. Three observations:

1) At least the Titanic made it 3/4 of the way
2) If the Titanic were Obamacare it would have sunk when they broke the champane bottle on the hull.
3) If we had global warming back then the Titanic wouldn’t have sunk at all

http://www.ask.com/question/how-much-did-it-cost-to-build-the-titanic


6 posted on 11/20/2013 12:28:19 PM PST by 12chachacha (Sucker??)
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To: Zakeet
Before his term is out, Obama will be about as popular as David Berkowitz, Charlie Manson, and good ole Ted Bundy combined.


7 posted on 11/20/2013 12:29:36 PM PST by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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8 posted on 11/20/2013 12:30:05 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Zakeet

What Obama really needs to do is go after guns again. That will get him and his lib senators out of this utopian clusterf*ck.

Maybe he can have a sit-down with CBS and explain Fast & Furious, or have a chat with David Letterman about Ben Ghazi?


9 posted on 11/20/2013 12:32:35 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Zakeet

10 posted on 11/20/2013 12:33:23 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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11 posted on 11/20/2013 12:33:40 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Zakeet

12 posted on 11/20/2013 12:33:53 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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13 posted on 11/20/2013 12:34:08 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

14 posted on 11/20/2013 12:35:11 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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15 posted on 11/20/2013 12:35:38 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Zakeet

Love the pic!


16 posted on 11/20/2013 12:35:43 PM PST by siamesecats (God closes one door, and opens another, to protect us.)
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17 posted on 11/20/2013 12:36:01 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: 12chachacha

18 posted on 11/20/2013 12:36:27 PM PST by Zakeet (If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists - Friedrich Hayek)
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To: LyinLibs

19 posted on 11/20/2013 12:37:09 PM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

A good graphic with that mutant from Total Recall would be good. Big bam bam with a little bam bam coming out of his chest


20 posted on 11/20/2013 12:39:22 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Zakeet

All the Republicans have to do for campaign ads is run over and over again 0bama saying “if you like blah blah blah”


21 posted on 11/20/2013 12:40:55 PM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: Zakeet

This “wave” would be happening right now if not for Obama’s illegal decree delaying implementation for large corporations.

Where is Congress? Why are they allowing this usurpation of Congressional authority? Where is the Speaker of the House? Why isn’t he demanding Obama obey the law?


22 posted on 11/20/2013 12:41:04 PM PST by Ray76
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To: kabar

Don’t postpone anything. Let it hit people and hit em where it hurts. They voted for this.


23 posted on 11/20/2013 12:44:33 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Zakeet

Think anybody will have the balls to ask Carney point blank about this? Even better, how about this question the next time obama has a press conference, assuming he ever has one again?


24 posted on 11/20/2013 12:50:58 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: LyinLibs

HM—where did you get that? Is it a bumper sticker?


25 posted on 11/20/2013 12:52:47 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Zakeet

And not a single republican voted for the bill. ONLY DEMOCRATS! Needs to be in every ad!


26 posted on 11/20/2013 12:53:08 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: Zakeet
Ruh-ro


27 posted on 11/20/2013 12:53:52 PM PST by headless_thompson_gunner
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To: Zakeet

Obama lied. People will die.


28 posted on 11/20/2013 1:01:09 PM PST by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of faith....)
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To: maggief; MestaMachine; hoosiermama; TigersEye; penelopesire; ConservativeMan55; ...

I just met with my insurance agent at lunch, my plan and all my “Consultants” are forced into Obummercare, I have no choice as no plan is exempt after 1-1-14. I have a 4000.00 deduct now and pay $1200.00 a month, New program is 6,000 and is $2200.00 a month. I am blessed and can handle this but SH T is about to hit the fan. My agent said every program he works with from 2 to 50 employees are seeing these increases. The amount of money being drained from the economy is going to tank it.

People will not put up with this and they will take it out on Dems. This is going to be repealed I guarantee it.


29 posted on 11/20/2013 1:04:35 PM PST by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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30 posted on 11/20/2013 1:05:09 PM PST by Zakeet (If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists - Friedrich Hayek)
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To: crosslink

$6,000 deductible and 1,000.00 more per month. Sorry


31 posted on 11/20/2013 1:06:17 PM PST by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: Red in Blue PA
"Don’t postpone anything. Let it hit people and hit em where it hurts. They voted for this."

Absolutely! This is what the stupid Democrat voter supported by voting for Obama and his Democrats. I wish I could see their faces when the cancellation letters arrive and they discover that any new policies will cost three times as much with huge deductibles and with much less coverage.

Unfortunately, many of those who didn't vote for the Clown-In-Chief are going to suffer also. So, just let the suffering begin! I will laugh at the miserable Democrat voters when they start whining. They are starting to whine even now!

32 posted on 11/20/2013 1:06:25 PM PST by StormEye
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To: Zakeet

ye shall reap what you sow. did you vote democrat?

how’s that CHANGE working out for ya?


33 posted on 11/20/2013 1:08:08 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: cotton1706

It was pointed-out at the time that the bipartisanship was in the opposition to the bill.


34 posted on 11/20/2013 1:10:30 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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35 posted on 11/20/2013 1:11:45 PM PST by Diogenesis
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36 posted on 11/20/2013 1:12:55 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: crosslink

You are indeed blessed if you can handle this outrage. Good luck to you.


37 posted on 11/20/2013 1:15:15 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Zakeet

I love it! That’s great timing.


38 posted on 11/20/2013 1:16:44 PM PST by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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39 posted on 11/20/2013 1:17:58 PM PST by Diogenesis
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Let’s not forget that the GOP leadership wanted to give a delay so it wouldn’t hurt the democrats before the election.......


40 posted on 11/20/2013 1:22:10 PM PST by stockpirate (It appears good men have decided to do nothing, so evil is prevailing......)
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To: Zakeet
I'd say that we can expect to see The Great Leader starting to look ever more PEAKED as the Fall or 2014 looms on the horizon!




41 posted on 11/20/2013 1:27:58 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: MestaMachine

I have no choice and I owe it to my people, this is why I know this will be repealed.
NO ONE WILL ACCEPT THIS.

I am praying for you Mesta, I am sorry I have lost contact with you,I have been out of the loop for some time.

I am encouraged you have some options now and pray you find solutions for you and your daughter.


42 posted on 11/20/2013 1:28:14 PM PST by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: LyinLibs



43 posted on 11/20/2013 1:31:05 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: LyinLibs

# of Astronauts from Oregon: 3
# of Obamacare enrollees from Oregon: 0


44 posted on 11/20/2013 1:34:43 PM PST by Personal Responsibility (Government: Slimy used car salesmen writing laws forcing you to buy their cars)
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To: Zakeet
Seems to me, Boehner or any ‘GOP Leader’ could have spare a few minutes explain publicly and clearly Democrats owned Obamacare is a trainwreck (obvious opening);

AND the opposition party will fight on the behalf of true Americans to repeal the whole cr@p sammich.

Third, offer piecemeal legislation on exactly “what” people were complaining about their health care and/or coverage plan.

45 posted on 11/20/2013 2:53:44 PM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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Are you kidding, postponement? Are we that stupid to NOT see that 0bummer will simply assign us a plan that meets the “law” requirements? Of course this is the chaos he was hoping for.


46 posted on 11/20/2013 3:10:29 PM PST by CincyRichieRich (“Life is hard, but it’s harder when you’re stupid.” John Wayne)
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To: Zakeet
I seem to remember 0 telling companies like Lockheed-Martin and others specifically NOT to send out lay-off notices before the election.

Although they are required by law to give a certain amount of notice before termination, the heavy hand of Valer...I mean obama, ‘convinced’ these companies that it was better to violate the law than get what would be coming to them.

I wouldn't count on those cancellation notices going out before the ‘14 elections.

47 posted on 11/20/2013 3:16:29 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: 12chachacha

Costs much less to put the Falcon 9 into space.


48 posted on 11/20/2013 3:17:11 PM PST by wastedyears (The Ender's Game movie was a stupendous, colossal, galactic failure to me.)
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To: Ray76

Probably because Obama has dirt on every single one of them.


49 posted on 11/20/2013 3:19:57 PM PST by wastedyears (The Ender's Game movie was a stupendous, colossal, galactic failure to me.)
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To: Zakeet

Have no fear...
The Great Lord Obama will simply do away this requirement until AFTER the 2014 elections, with a wave of his magic wand.

And the Mainstream media will cheer him breathlessly for it, out of fear of losing their jobs if they don’t.


50 posted on 11/20/2013 3:38:36 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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