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ObamaCare exchanges: What if they are not ready by October?

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On Oct. 1, millions of Americans are supposed to be able to go online and acquire health insurance on electronic exchanges in the states where they live. But a new Government Accounting Agency (GAO) report is raising an issue I raised in The Wall Street Journal: What happens if the exchanges aren’t ready? Read More»

Federal healthcare reform about to hit retirees hard

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There are 78 million baby boomers and a very large number of them have retirement on their minds. If the past is a guide, more than 80 percent of them will retire before they become eligible for Medicare (at age 65).

Although about one-third of U.S. workers have a promise of post-retirement healthcare from an employer, almost none of these promises are funded and, as is the case of the automobile companies, are likely to be broken in whole or in part. Read More»

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