Are waivers going to be issued to all corporations, or just the big dogs?
Why are waivers, to prevent loss of coverage, even necessary? According to The One, no one was going to lose their coverage.
Thirty companies and organizations, including McDonald's (MCD) and Jack in the Box (JACK), won't be required to raise the minimum annual benefit included in low-cost health plans, which are often used to cover part-time or low-wage employees.
The Department of Health and Human Services, which provided a list of exemptions, said it granted waivers in late September so workers with such plans wouldn't lose coverage from employers who might choose instead to drop health insurance altogether.
McDonald's, 29 other firms get health care coverage waivers - USATODAY.comThat's niiiice! This is the government admitting that Obamacare is ****ed up. Why else would they exempt government employees?Nearly a million workers won't get a consumer protection in the U.S. health reform law meant to cap insurance costs because the government exempted their employers.