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Obamacare is coming apart the scenes another effort to dismantle the -- has just begun.
After the Obama administration this week gave businesses another year to comply with the regulation.
It's just the latest in the string of bad news for the -- that all sides -- say is it track.
Peter Barnes joins us from Washington I appear let's play this apathy but how many people does this actually -- fact.
Well right now about a 158.
Million people get their health insurance through their employer -- so in theory.
The employer mandate.
Covers them however.
Companies offer their employees health insurance as -- benefit to try to attract the best and the brightest.
The Congressional Budget Office did look at at this question though last year.
A what would happen if obamacare were totally repealed.
And it estimated -- believe -- or not that actually about two million people -- would stay.
What would would get.
Health care coverage from their employer to million more people benefit word if obamacare -- to go into effect.
Why is that well because some people might not get it at their.
At their at one company but other companies under the employer mandate.
What half do start to cover people they are covering now so net net about two million people probably affected by this.
Hank Aaron is better -- -- that it.
But but that what's really interesting to me it's sue the employer mandate demanded it says employers have to offer health care pushed off to Jan 12015.
And yeah right come January 12014.
The end of this -- is in place so basically -- my employer says not I'm waiting.
Yeah that's one of -- potential problems here that critics are are talking about because the White House says.
-- we're we're we're gonna stay on track with the individual mandate.
And we're gonna have these health care exchanges out there and -- subsidies for people if they need it.
So we plan to go forward with the individual mandate even though they're delaying.
The employer mandate by -- year and -- right there could be this unintended consequence that could affect.
Other millions of other people you're absolutely right.
So it's equality train wreck I think is generous because.
Between that you know the 1099 screw up they push that off we had big companies like McDonald's you know.
Lobbying for more time I mean there's so many loopholes in -- in this thing.
Does this add more validity -- abolishing the thing all together.
Well then -- -- Republican critics definitely.
I agree that that's the case and that they say they're gonna continue to try to do that.
But you know when you're trying to where -- structure 15%.
Of the economy.
You're gonna hit few speed -- Eight time you know Peter even report all down these labor numbers really quickly and you actually even said that many people hire people only as part timers because of Obama care.
I -- you think that's gonna continue.
Well we saw 322000.
More people say that they were that they were hire part time that they were working part time.
For economic reasons which means they wanted a full time job but they couldn't get it.
And it's part of the speculation is is that it's it could be obamacare.
Getting people below that the full time status make -- and part time and that that is.
Potentially a reason for that William -- but they don't ask why someone right as a part time worker but.
That is some analysts say that that's one reason why we saw this big increase in part time workers last month.
She runs it's -- you -- working along day sir thank you very much have a great weekend.
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