UPS, one of the largest companies in the US with nearly 400,000 employes has told 15,000 blue collar types that their "employed" wives who receive benefits elsewhere, but not children "could" be removed from the companies healthcare rolls.No free lunch
Both the University of Virginia and UPS told their employees recently they are no longer offering spousal coverage to those able to obtain insurance elsewhere; meaning thousands of Americans will no longer be able to choose the benefits they prefer.
UVA said Wednesday this is only one of many major changes coming to their health plans as a result of ObamaCare. The university says the changes are necessary because the law is projected to add $7.3 million to the cost of the universitys health plan in 2014 alone.
The modified plan will provide new options and reward those who participate in wellness programs, UVAs Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Susan Carkeek said in a press release.But we must make adjustments or face millions of dollars in rising costs, fees and taxes that would be passed along to employees.
Tell the entire story mutt. Stop being stupid OK?