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Surprise! Walmart health plan is cheaper, offers more coverage than Obamacare
Washington Examiner ^
| 07 January 2014
| Richard Pollack
Posted on 01/11/2014 2:45:01 PM PST by Lorianne
New Obamacare health insurance enrollees may feel a pang of envy when they eye the coverage plans offered by Walmart to its employees.
For many years, the giant discount retailer has been the target of unions and liberal activists who have harshly criticized the company's health care plans, calling them notorious for failing to provide health benefits and "substandard.
But a Washington Examiner comparison of the two health insurance programs found that Walmart's plan is more affordable and provides significantly better access to high-quality medical care than Obamacare.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government
KEYWORDS: aca; healthcare; medicine; walmart
posted on 01/11/2014 2:45:01 PM PST
Yeah, but what happens next year when the exemption runs out? I am hoping that Obamacare will be history!
posted on 01/11/2014 2:53:54 PM PST
by Red_Devil 232
(VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
the WM plan doesn’t force members to subsidize care for millions of illegals and “the poor”
posted on 01/11/2014 2:55:34 PM PST
(Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
Of course the free market is going to have something beter than Marxism ever will.
Pray America is Waking
posted on 01/11/2014 2:59:22 PM PST
("The Republic of Texas 2022" is coming in Feb)
Wouldn’t all employer insurance policies be cheaper than Obamacare?
Another reason to card-check Walmart and get them unionized ASAP.
posted on 01/11/2014 3:29:31 PM PST
by E. Pluribus Unum
(Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
Will Walmart Health Insurance cover your SEX CHANGE OPERATION?!?!?
posted on 01/11/2014 3:30:02 PM PST
by G Larry
To: Ben Ficklin
posted on 01/11/2014 3:42:32 PM PST
(It was ALL about SCOTUS.. We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? Dem's did and voted!)
Solution: contract it out to Walmart.
posted on 01/11/2014 3:45:26 PM PST
(urope. Why do they put up with this.)
We cannot allow this to continue.
Import tariffs now.
Bring jobs back to America.
posted on 01/11/2014 3:47:58 PM PST
Walmart’s plan is better and cheaper because it’s imported from China.
posted on 01/11/2014 4:06:10 PM PST
(Damn ObamaCare, full speed ahead!)
posted on 01/12/2014 12:24:00 AM PST
("Liberalism is a conspiracy against the public by wire-service journalism.)
Off-exchange group plan... why is this news?
posted on 01/12/2014 12:28:36 AM PST
by Gene Eric
(Don't be a statist!)
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