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Consequences of Obama care in this example comes from get this the Los Angeles times of all places take a look at this headline both.
A hidden tax and Obama care yes this is the Los Angeles time Tim Miller from the American enterprise institute actually brought it and he joins us now.
-- that's good surprise.
Not sure how -- you are the daily time drama your piece but.
It is it has everything that we continue almost every day or at least weekly -- find out that obamacare has a whole lot of hidden goodies -- -- -- That's right when you look into the bag of tricks you're always finding a few more unpleasant surprises.
This is it tax it actually started earlier this year there are a lot of these -- -- taxes all part of the way to.
-- and sell less obviously what was the big expansion of government spending and subsidies and Obama care.
This is on one on flexible spending accounts have been around for several decades.
And what -- was put into the law back in twenty and only kick in earlier this year is they put for the first time -- limit.
On how much you can contribute to your flexible spending account.
You couldn't put in more than 2500 -- are tax free contributions.
-- your paycheck which -- then exempted from federal income taxes and payroll taxes what do what do you make.
You know the reports that there's going to be more pressure on people with high blood pressure overweight people smokers.
Essentially what might make did the talks that you know they probably have to in the paying more money.
Is that there may be maybe you will lose your provider maybe you will lose your doctor because you may have to move -- to new -- -- essentially.
If you're fat overweight.
-- you smoke.
You could lose your doctor.
Lower mixing categories a little bit here -- that you're referring to employer wellness incentives in many employer plans.
There's mixed evidence as to how effective they are.
But that argument is -- -- -- people who have unhealthy habits are given some financial incentives to change.
Lose some weight.
Exercise is don't smoke.
That that that ultimately will reduce the total health care costs not only for them.
-- but for the employer plan that's a little dividend is particular issue which is -- explicit tax which is imposed.
Through the policies of the Affordable Care Act right.
Well thank you very much summer appreciated in congratulations.
A lot of people picked up your -- we'll see you soon.
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