Monday, January 12, 2015

Health Care

Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
Wall Street Journal | How ObamaCare Harms Low-Income Workers
The primary purpose of the Affordable Care Act was to make health insurance affordable for people with modest incomes. Yet as the employer mandate begins to kick in for 2015, the law is already hurting some of the people it was intended to help. By this time next year, we may find that many workers who earn within a few dollars of the minimum wage have less income and less insurance coverage (as a group) than they did before the mandate began to take effect.