One of the most common complaints from critics of the Obama health-care laws was that the provisions actually encourage employers to eliminate coverage for employees because the fines for not complying with the mandate are far more manageable for the bottom line of businesses.
Now a report commissioned by the Republicans on the House Energy & Commerce Committee suggests those fears were accurate and the coming reality may be even worse.
“We’re watching this health-care legislation implode and pretty much what has been predicted, that the Democrats didn’t want to hear a couple years ago, are coming to fruition today,” Rep. Bob Latta, R-Ohio, told WND.
Latta is a member of the committee’s health subcommittee. He explains why business owners throughout his district are reluctantly planning to end coverage for their employees and why their bottom line will change so drastically come 2014.