"If Governor Romney had been elected and succeeded in repealing Obamacare, millions of people would not have health insurance that they will have under the Affordable Care Act. ... Common sense says that having most Americans covered will reduce costs and keep more people healthy. Those who have no insurance place a heavy burden on high-cost emergency room care. If they had insurance they would see physicians or find other far less expensive care." - Michael L. Weintraub, Contemporary Pensions
"Since Obama prevailed in the election, many companies will be forced to seek creative ways to find loopholes in the health insurance mandate instead of simply 'doing the right thing' by their employees. (Historically, numerous examples can be cited in relation to major tax code revisions and ingenuity.) Not to mention these same individuals who are already overburdened will be financing the government-paid health care for those who cannot afford it. ... One alternative companies will utilize is to allocate specific dollars and shift the burden of benefits selection to the employees. If that is the case, voluntary benefits in the corporate market could explode."
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