Friday, July 20, 2012

Employers and ObamaCare

As ObamaCare continues to be phased in, some are asking "Will your employer abandon health coverage under new law?"  (Via Dr. Art Fougner.)

Companies with more than 50 employees will be required to provide health insurance for their workers or else face financial penalties.

CNN reports, "Trying to duck health care's employer rules? Don't bother".

Perhaps companies already employing more than 50 people will have a hard time finding loopholes around the law.

But you can be sure that many companies who only have 45-49 employees will try pretty hard not to grow to the size where they exceed 50 and thus be subject to the law.

Given the tough economy, the last thing we need is further incentives for companies to not hire willing workers.