health care reform
The concept of ‘affordable health care’ for everyone sounds good in theory, but in reality it will mean premiums go up for everyone. New requirements on insurers according to the Affordable Care Act will result in insurance pools that are ‘smaller and sicker, and therefore more expensive.’
Here's the complete Matthews and Litow breakdown from the Wall Street Journal:
On December 28, 2012, the IRS released the proposed "Employer Shared Responsibility Payments" regulations "aka" the "Employer Mandate" regulations. We have been waiting for these for some time and there is a lot to unpack. Comments on the proposed regulations are due March 18, 2013.
Here are the regs if you are a masochist and like to read long, boring government regulations!