Employer Forced to Terminate Cancer Victim's Health Care Due to Obamacare
9:04 AM, Nov 25, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
A Virginia employer is being forced to cancel the health care plan it offers its employees due to Obamacare. As a result, WDBJ reports, one cancer victim will be forced off her employer's plan:
"We've heard about the computer glitches associated with the Affordable Care Act website, now some are saying, you can add broken promises to the list of problems," says the WDBJ anchor. Reporter "Susan McGinnis visits a Virginia Beach woman who says her work insurance was fine until ACA came along."
"At her office in Virginia Beach, Debra Fishericks often sneeks a peek at her 3 year old grandson. ... Debra is battling kidney cancer. During the 10 years she's worked at Atkinson Realty, the company has provided group health insurance with manageable premiums," says reporter Susan McGinnis.
"We were happy," says the business owner. "We had great insurance. We had continuing care for our employees."
Says the owner, "Great--until owner Betsy Atkinson learned the policy would be terminated because it doesn't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act."
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