Obamacare for Businesses delayed until after the 2014 elections

Continuing to Implement the ACA in a Careful, Thoughtful Manner

By: Mark J. Mazur
7/2/2013

​Over the past several months, the Administration has been engaging in a dialogue with businesses - many of which already provide health coverage for their workers - about the new employer and insurer reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We have heard concerns about the complexity of the requirements and the need for more time to implement them effectively.  We recognize that the vast majority of businesses that will need to do this reporting already provide health insurance to their workers, and we want to make sure it is easy for others to do so.  We have listened to your feedback.  And we are taking action.  

The Administration is announcing that it will provide an additional year before the ACA mandatory employer and insurer reporting requirements begin.  This is designed to meet two goals.  First, it will allow us to consider ways to simplify the new reporting requirements consistent with the law.  Second, it will provide time to adapt health coverage and reporting systems while employers are moving toward making health coverage affordable and accessible for their employees.  Within the next week, we will publish formal guidance describing this transition.  Just like the Administration’s effort to turn the initial 21-page application for health insurance into a three-page application, we are working hard to adapt and to be flexible about reporting requirements as we implement the law. 

Here is some additional detail.  The ACA includes information reporting (under section 6055) by insurers, self-insuring employers, and other parties that provide health coverage.  It also requires information reporting (under section 6056) by certain employers with respect to the health coverage offered to their full-time employees.  We expect to publish proposed rules implementing these provisions this summer, after a dialogue with stakeholders - including those responsible employers that already provide their full-time work force with coverage far exceeding the minimum employer shared responsibility requirements - in an effort to minimize the reporting, consistent with effective implementation of the law. 

Once these rules have been issued, the Administration will work with employers, insurers, and other reporting entities to strongly encourage them to voluntarily implement this information reporting in 2014, in preparation for the full application of the provisions in 2015.  Real-world testing of reporting systems in 2014 will contribute to a smoother transition to full implementation in 2015. 

We recognize that this transition relief will make it impractical to determine which employers owe shared responsibility payments (under section 4980H) for 2014.  Accordingly, we are extending this transition relief to the employer shared responsibility payments.  These payments will not apply for 2014.  Any employer shared responsibility payments will not apply until 2015. 

During this 2014 transition period, we strongly encourage employers to maintain or expand health coverage.  Also, our actions today do not affect employees’ access to the premium tax credits available under the ACA (nor any other provision of the ACA).​

Mark J. Mazur is the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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Oh damn! Here comes another made-up crises...people will fall dead in the streets.

 

The article talks about filling out a 21 page application for Obamacare. Would you like to do that? It is a Government insurance application. The person has not seen one doctor! This is the beginning of Government Health Care.

 

What is happening? This is what is happening. I found this on the Internet. The 3 Easy Ways to RATION Health Care. After health care rationing, there will be room for the uninsured to receive almost free medical care.See link.

 

http://goldenageofamerica.org/tea_party_golden_age_america_016.htm

 

A photo of ObamaCare Nightmare!

 

http://goldenageofamerica.org/tea_party_golden_age_america_017.htm

Please do not suffer in silence. Share this info with other Tea Party Groups.

 

Flood business with information about ACA before elections two can play at this game , at a time when even nut jobs like Louis Farrakhan are using Allah to curse O'bummer it should not be impossible to take over the Senate & increase the majority in the house ,then Replace Boehner and INDICT O'shitforbrains & Biden & HELLary with Bengazie gate !!!!!!!

"What else is new with this Group?"

Why is this Law [Obamacare] now being called "the ACA - Affordable Care Act" when in the Federal Register it is "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 - PPACA"?

Unless congress passes a bill & the President signs said bill obamacare Will go into effect at Midnight 01/01/2014 as stated by Law now..... so how can this unPresident undo a Law he signed into Law way back in 2010????

 

May OUR Heavenly Father save US from an unUS....

he wants to make our forces weak he wants the killed, we got to do something soon or we will never see the light of day flood all of Congress not to ok anything he wants everything must be put on hold, we want deploy all foreign troops out of Country !!!

Manipulation at it's finest.  These clowns just change the Rules, according to the convenience of their schedule. The Corruption of this entire group is immoral, and thoroughly disgusting.    Obamacare will make the American people, hopefully, realize they have been had.    Even the Low-Info will come out of their comas when this garbage goes into action.    So, as to keeping them ignorant until after the Elections, great idea!!     May God send all of them to their respective Hells.

Oh sure, put off the main heartburn until AFTER the 2014 election, and, of course, the people won't catch the obvious CRAP from the REGIME!

Bastards are scared it will wake up voters.  Implement it so people can feel the pain that Obozo has brought upon us.  Then maybe people will wake up,  use a brain cell,  and get rid of the Obummer crew.

 By that time will all be under martial law or inprisoned or killed, he shouldn't have much of a problem with the sheepeople left then.

Deceitful SOB's , no honor , no integrity ,  and no moral standards .  For people like that deceit is real easy .   It is very unfortunate that our own military doesn't have the gonads ( courage ) and commonsense to do what the Egyptian military has just done to their dictator , " deposed him " .

How convenient!! With hold the pain until AFTER the elections. Too much pain has already been felt at the hands of the democrats to let up on them now, they ALL need to go!

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ALERT ALERT

Joe Biden Vows: Give Taxpayer-Funded Obamacare To All Illegal Aliens In U.S.

Former Vice President and 2020 Democrat presidential primary candidate Joe Biden is vowing to give Obamacare, funded by American taxpayers, to all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States.

During an interview with Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart, Biden forgot that Obamacare technically bans illegal aliens from enrolling in healthcare plans — although illegal aliens are still able to obtain subsidized and free healthcare at Americans’ expense — and promised that under his plan, all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens would be able to get Obamacare.

The exchange went as follows:

DIAZ-BALART: When I … NBC moderated that first debate with you, I didn’t … I don’t recall a clear answer, under your plan should … would the 11, 12 million undocumented immigrants that live in the United States, that have been here many for generations, would they have access …

BIDEN: Yes.

DIAZ-BALART: — to health insurance.

BIDEN: Yes, they … if they can buy into the system like everybody else.

DIAZ-BALART: Because you know, in [Obamacare] they can’t.

BIDEN: Yeah. Yeah, I know. Well they can, that’s my point. They continue to be able to do that.

DIAN-BALART: They cannot under the ObamaCare.

BIDEN: Well and that’s my point, they will though. They will be able to buy into … [illegal aliens] would be able to buy in, just like anyone else could.

Biden joins Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg — among other 2020 Democrats — in committing to forcing American taxpayers to pay for healthcare for illegal aliens who arrive in the U.S.

Already, due to loopholes, American taxpayers are spending nearly $20 billion every year to provide illegal aliens with subsidized healthcare, emergency room visits, and other health services.

Under the 2020 Democrats’ plan to provide taxpayer-funded healthcare to all illegal aliens living in the U.S., Americans would be billed potentially $660 billion every decade just to cover the costs. Other research has found that the plan would cost Americans at least $23 billion every year.

As Breitbart News has reported, experts have said that giving taxpayer-funded healthcare to effectively all foreign nationals who can make it to America’s borders would drive “strong incentives for people with serious health problems to enter the country or remain longer than their visas allow in order to get government-funded care.”

Despite 2020 Democrats’ continued push for taxpayer-funded healthcare for illegal aliens, American voters are overwhelmingly opposed to the plan. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey revealed that the healthcare-for-illegal-aliens plan is the least popular policy position, with opposition from 62 percent of U.S. voters.

Similarly, a CNN poll from July discovered that 63 percent of likely swing voters oppose providing healthcare to illegal aliens, along with nearly 6-in-10 of all likely U.S. voters and 61 percent of moderates. A Rasmussen Reports survey also found that likely voters, by a majority of 55 percent, oppose giving healthcare to even the most low-income illegal aliens.

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