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The Obamacare Effect on UVa

During his campaign to pass the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama famously proclaimed throughout numerous speeches that individuals would be able to keep their doctors and health care plans. Yet in August, the University of Virginia–one of the universities that brazenly supported Obamacare–announced that it could no longer afford to continue offering health insurance coverage for spouses of University employees that had access to healthcare through their non-UVa employers. In a complete reversal from its position in 2009, the University cited…

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U.Va. Reduces Health Benefits, Cites Obamacare as Reason

The University of Virginia placed the blame on the Obama Administration’s signature health care policy on Wednesday, stating in a report that due to “rising medical costs”, spouses of U.Va. employees could face removal from the University’s insurance coverage.

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