What does this mean for us? (US Employer provided Health Care)

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   Posted 6/8/2009 10:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Hoping you guys can help me out on this. From what I read it means that the payment I can just barely afford now would increase just because I use the health care.....? Am I reading this right? 

Post Edited (Mac_Gyver) : 6/9/2009 4:01:32 AM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 6/9/2009 6:15 AM (GMT -6)   
It's not good at all. Goverment can't even run goverment and they want to run health care. What a joke!!!!
OOPS! I thought you meant this:

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   Posted 6/9/2009 11:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Mac_Gyver, thanks for posting.  Yes, you would have more taxes withheld from your paychecks to cover other people's insurance.  I wouldn't have a problem with this if someone would help ME pay for my meds and insurance, but that will never happen...I'll just be paying for my own and for someone else's.   

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