Obama lied. Today, those of you with health savings accounts (HSAs) – originally promoted by congress-critters and the federal government as a great way to reduce medical costs – are paying more for over-the-counter medications and prescriptions.
I received a letter today. The bank holding our health savings account (HSA) funds reminded us we will pay upwards of 30 percent more for my over the counter medications as of Jan. 1, 2011. Obama lied, he said taxes would not go up for any family making less than $250,000 per year.
So much for the promise that Americans making $200,000 or less would not pay one single dime in extra taxes. Just another promise that reached it’s expiration date, but at this point can we just call every Obama promise a lie?
I’m struggling with the headline since I know health care has not been destroyed by low co-pays, but those gold-plated plans with $15 co-pays to go see a doctor and $25 for an emergency room visit have destroyed our perception of value when it comes to health care. Read more