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Pennsylvania: Small Business Hit With Skyrocketing Health Costs From ObamaCare
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YouTube

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Wendy Bell

Name: Wendy Bell

, Andrew Stockey

Name: Andrew Stockey

, Gary Simonetta

Name: Gary Simonetta

, Charles Moore

Name: Charles Moore

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Pittsburgh, Penn.

Name: Pittsburgh, Penn.

URL: http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/

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01/30/2014 12:19 pm
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STOCKEY Substantially more BELL ░░░░░░░░ right so tonight we ░░░░░░░░ inside one small local ░░░░░░░░ in Keyesport We watch ░░░░░░░░ workers learn for the ░░░░░░░░ first time how the ░░░░░░░░ Care Act will impact ░░░░░░░░ Outside Simonetta Collision and ░░░░░░░░ Care it s a ░░░░░░░░ two degrees Inside Gary ░░░░░░░░ s employees are getting ░░░░░░░░ for a pretty heavy ░░░░░░░░ Gary has been dreading ░░░░░░░░ months MOORE What I ░░░░░░░░ here is the benefits ░░░░░░░░ from last year what ░░░░░░░░ were on in 2013 ░░░░░░░░ Charles Moore has handled ░░░░░░░░ company s group health ░░░░░░░░ for 19 years MOORE ░░░░░░░░ is the new plan ░░░░░░░░ we had to switch ░░░░░░░░ that takes into account ░░░░░░░░ ObamaCare regulations BELL As ░░░░░░░░ cameras roll 47 year ░░░░░░░░ Dave who s single ░░░░░░░░ a 53 year old ░░░░░░░░ of one 39 year ░░░░░░░░ Brian who also has ░░░░░░░░ child 48 year old ░░░░░░░░ of two Christie and ░░░░░░░░ who s single and ░░░░░░░░ all find out for ░░░░░░░░ first time how the ░░░░░░░░ Care Act will affect ░░░░░░░░ medical coverage and how ░░░░░░░░ they re going to ░░░░░░░░ for it MOORE And ░░░░░░░░ there s yours I ░░░░░░░░ folded these up because ░░░░░░░░ are private numbers for ░░░░░░░░ It s what your ░░░░░░░░ monthly premiums going to ░░░░░░░░ for this plan BELL ░░░░░░░░ years 6 percent premium ░░░░░░░░ has now exploded five ░░░░░░░░ to an average 32 ░░░░░░░░ jump and that is ░░░░░░░░ for starters MOORE That ░░░░░░░░ percent increase includes increasing ░░░░░░░░ deductible as well to ░░░░░░░░ and get something modestly ░░░░░░░░ BELL Look at the ░░░░░░░░ Jeff and Dave used ░░░░░░░░ have a 1250 dollar ░░░░░░░░ Since ObamaCare went into ░░░░░░░░ it s now jumped ░░░░░░░░ percent to 2 000 ░░░░░░░░ s nothing compared to ░░░░░░░░ Christie and Judy who ░░░░░░░░ kids They re going ░░░░░░░░ pay twice that Four ░░░░░░░░ MOORE This is the ░░░░░░░░ option we could find ░░░░░░░░ Copays are up too ░░░░░░░░ Where it used to ░░░░░░░░ your primary care doctor ░░░░░░░░ of 20 bucks it ░░░░░░░░ now going to be ░░░░░░░░ BELL Since ObamaCare went ░░░░░░░░ effect pediatric dental and ░░░░░░░░ exams are covered as ░░░░░░░░ bonus for Brian Christie ░░░░░░░░ Judy but not for ░░░░░░░░ and Dave Generic drugs ░░░░░░░░ also significantly cheaper We ░░░░░░░░ each staffer what they ░░░░░░░░ think of their new ░░░░░░░░ DAVE The deductible is ░░░░░░░░ I mean how many ░░░░░░░░ can come up with ░░░░░░░░ deductible money if they ░░░░░░░░ into the emergency room ░░░░░░░░ Dave s monthly premium ░░░░░░░░ up modestly by about ░░░░░░░░ bucks Christie though not ░░░░░░░░ lucky Her monthly premium ░░░░░░░░ 260 dollars that s ░░░░░░░░ percent CHRISTIE 895 dollars ░░░░░░░░ month for health insurance ░░░░░░░░ s coming out of ░░░░░░░░ pocket That s a ░░░░░░░░ payment for most people ░░░░░░░░ Brian actually saves 77 ░░░░░░░░ a month But that ░░░░░░░░ 000 family deductible BRIAN ░░░░░░░░ s going to be ░░░░░░░░ pretty big hit in ░░░░░░░░ pocket BELL And Jeff ░░░░░░░░ in the same boat ░░░░░░░░ They call it the ░░░░░░░░ health plan There s ░░░░░░░░ affordable about it I ░░░░░░░░ t afford it BELL ░░░░░░░░ new premium is only ░░░░░░░░ dollars more a month ░░░░░░░░ Jeff says he s ░░░░░░░░ to have to suck ░░░░░░░░ up if he ever ░░░░░░░░ hurt because that deductible ░░░░░░░░ just too much JEFF ░░░░░░░░ up America This isn ░░░░░░░░ acceptable It s not ░░░░░░░░ BELL But it s ░░░░░░░░ year old Judy who ░░░░░░░░ hit the worst REPORTER ░░░░░░░░ s your increase JUDY ░░░░░░░░ 929 to 1 316 ░░░░░░░░ A month JUDY A ░░░░░░░░ BELL That s a ░░░░░░░░ percent increase added to ░░░░░░░░ new 4 000 dollar ░░░░░░░░ JUDY How do you ░░░░░░░░ all that together REPORTER ░░░░░░░░ are you going to ░░░░░░░░ that JUDY I don ░░░░░░░░ know BELL Back in ░░░░░░░░ shop owner Gary Simonetta ░░░░░░░░ his own worries His ░░░░░░░░ premium just jumped 584 ░░░░░░░░ That s 63 percent ░░░░░░░░ The small businesses are ░░░░░░░░ heart of America so ░░░░░░░░ s that going to ░░░░░░░░ everybody It s not ░░░░░░░░ BELL Broker Charles Moore ░░░░░░░░ MOORE One size does ░░░░░░░░ fit all in medical ░░░░░░░░ And unfortunately that s ░░░░░░░░ of the big down ░░░░░░░░ to the Affordable Care ░░░░░░░░ BELL Down sides that ░░░░░░░░ Judy wondering if she ░░░░░░░░ ever afford now to ░░░░░░░░ sick JUDY I don ░░░░░░░░ know how President Obama ░░░░░░░░ that he s helping ░░░░░░░░ Because we can t ░░░░░░░░ this we can t ░░░░░░░░ to pay these copays ░░░░░░░░ pay these deductibles on ░░░░░░░░ we’re making.”
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