WEB Notes: ObamaCare is so great, Obama and Congress are opting out. If they, as our public servants have that choice, should you not have that same choice? Henry Blodget quoted in this article must be a dullard to say the least. What government program has ever ran with success? Our Social Security? No. Our Medicare? No. How about the Postal Service? NO! The government fails because there is too much corruption. They have no skin in the game, it is not their money they have to spend, it is yours, so there is no incentive to save it.
) – Drastic changes to employee health care plans are underway ahead of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Walgreen Co. (WAG), the nation’s largest drugstore chain, told its 160,000 employees Wednesday that their health care benefits are changing. The company is moving workers to a private health insurance exchange, one that “provides more health coverage choices and an opportunity for most employees to lower their out-of-pocket health care costs next year,” according to a press release. Walgreen employees will be given a cash subsidy that allows them to purchase their coverage directly from carriers.