Can any conservative explain how the health care reform law is a 'job killer'?
Asked By: Matthew D - 1/7/2011
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Sure. The question is why liberals don't understand that raising the costs of doing business destroys employment. Here is some information if you truly want to learn. http://www.nfib.com/issues-elections/healthcare
Answered By: coldfuse - 1/7/2011
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...it substantially increases costs for employers... More
Answered By: u_bin_called - 1/7/2011
Very simple -- it increases the per-employee cost for employers. Thus employers are less likely to hire.
Answered By: Міша - 1/7/2011
You may want to read up on the over 200 Obamacare waivers and why they were granted. Just a suggestion to spare you some embarrassment
Answered By: Diethyl Ether Dinner Candle ™ - 1/7/2011
Some would argue that if a company is forced to give employees more benefits, then it would rather not hire the employee, and just distribute the load to the existing employees.
Answered By: John - 1/7/2011
It makes labor more expensive. Seriously, even a liberal should be able to figure this one out.
Answered By: How would I kno - 1/7/2011
It requires employers to provide health care benefits to their employees, which is much more expensive than what some employers are providing today. This will drive many middle sized employers to cut back on workers, due to the higher cost of employing them. It's simple supply and demand... More
Answered By: gws35 - 1/7/2011
employers having to pay higher "mandatory" insurance rates, for one...
Answered By: ellisdee - 1/7/2011
Anything that adds to the risk-adjusted cost of being an employer is a job killer.
Answered By: Shovel Ready - 1/7/2011
The only jobs that will be lost is if and when single payer becomes a reality, and those jobs will be in the insurance industry. The only insurance Americans will have to purchase is insurance that covers procedures that are not considered life threatening, like cosmetic surgery for esthetically enhancing reasons.
Answered By: Carole - 1/7/2011
They complain about the required benefits in the new law without taking into account how the individual mandate, the health insurance exchanges, tax credits and the new pilot programs offset the added cost. Also, they make a mountain out of molehill. For example, the actuaries that price insurance plans expect the new... More
Answered By: Kiran C - 1/7/2011
First, some of the previous answers all touched on the same fact that employers will have to pay more for coverage... More
Answered By: Sean - 1/7/2011
I read all the answers and did not see the answer to your question at all. The "job killer" is another catch phrase the Republicans use in their cadre of ammunition like "death panel" or "socialist". It is all just smoke and mirrors, meaningless nattering to manipulate mush-brained people to vote for them next year... More
Answered By: Flower - 1/7/2011
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