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Letter: ObamaCare problems ongoing

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We are now seeing with each passing minute just how disastrous ObamaCare is. Millions of Americans losing their health insurance that they liked and could afford are now finding that they are losing their plans and that they will be paying more and getting less under ObamaCare. What happened to “If you like your health insurance you can keep it. Period.”

We also have the employer mandate staring us in the face next year. With small businesses potentially laying off people in order to get under the 50 employee threshold, you are going to see more part-time jobs (under 30 hours) in order to avoid another government mandate, which President Obama pushed back because he knew that he would have a much bigger problem.

We also have the so-called “Death Panel,” the Independent Patient Advisory Board, which is charged with bringing health spending under control. The panel will be chosen and confirmed in 2015 by the Senate.

We are also seeing doctors and hospitals being dropped from plans. What happened to “If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor. Period.”

And of course it’s the Republicans’ fault according to Mr. West, but no Republicans voted for ObamaCare.

Earl Pederson

Renville

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