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ObamaCare By The Numbers

- July 15, 2013

Coordinates For A Train Wreck

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$3 Trillion:

Projected Federal Health Care Spending In 2023. (CBO, 5/14/13)

$2.6 Trillion:

True Cost Of ObamaCare Once Fully Implemented. (Office Of The Speaker, 1/6/11)

$1.8 Trillion:

Cost Of ObamaCare’s Coverage Provisions From 2014 To 2023. (CBO, 5/14/13)

$949 Billion:

Spending On ObamaCare’s Insurance Subsidies From 2014 To 2023. (CBO, 5/14/13)

$829.3 Billion:

Total Taxes In ObamaCare. (CBO, 3/12; JCT, 6/15/12; CBO, 5/14/13)

$716 Billion:

Medicare Cuts Made By ObamaCare. (CBO, 7/24/12)

$317.7 Billion:

Amount Of Income Taxes Collected Over 10 Years By ObamaCare. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$140 Billion:

Penalties That Employers Will Pay Under ObamaCare. (CBO, 5/14/13)

$111 Billion:

Cost Of 40% Tax On High Cost Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$101.7 Billion:

ObamaCare’s Tax On Insurance Providers. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$80 Billion:

ObamaCare’s CLASS Program “Zombie” Savings In The Federal Budget. (AP, 10/8/11)

$45 Billion:

Total Cost Of ObamaCare’s Mandated Penalties On Americans That Choose Not To Carry Insurance. (CBO, 5/14/13)

$34.2 Billion:

Taxes Imposed On Manufacturers And Importers Of Branded Drugs. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$29.1 Billion:

Taxes On Medical Device Manufacturers. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$24 Billion:

Tax On Flexible Spending Accounts. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$18.7 Billion:

Funds Collected Through A Tax On Annual Out-Of-Pocket Medical Expenses. (JCT, 6/15/12)

          $4.5 Billion:

Penalties For Early Withdrawals From Health Savings Accounts. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$4 Billion:

New Taxes On Americans Who Save For Their Health Costs. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$3.1 Billion:

Taxes On Retiree’s Prescription Drug Plans. (JCT, 6/15/12)

$1.5 Billion:

Cost Of ObamaCare’s Tanning Tax. (JCT, 6/15/12)

12 Million:

Americans That Will Pay The Individual Mandate Tax In 2016. (CBO, 9/12)

8.2 Million:

Americans Unable To Find Full-Time Work Partly Due To ObamaCare. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 7/5/13)

7 Million:

Amount Of Americans Who Will Lose Their Employer-Based Health Insurance Due To ObamaCare. (CBO, 5/14/13)

6 Million:

Retirees That Will Lose Prescription Drug Coverage. (CMS, 2013)

800,000:

Workers That Will Be Cut Out Of The Workforce By ObamaCare. (Politico, 2/10/11) 

62,900:

Shortage Of Doctors By 2015 Due To ObamaCare. (The New York Times, 7/28/12)

43,000:

American Jobs Threatened By ObamaCare’s Medical Device Tax. (AP, 12/28/12)

20,000:

Pages Of ObamaCare Regulations. (The Washington Post, 5/15/13)

6,000:

American Jobs Already Cut Due To ObamaCare’s Medical Device Tax. (AP, 12/28/12)

$2,000:

Penalty Levied On Employers That Don’t Offer Health Care Coverage. (Kaiser, Accessed 7/9/13)

$695:

ObamaCare Penalty On Americans That Choose Not To Carry Insurance. (CBO, 9/12)

606:

Pages That It Took The Administration To Scale-Back ObamaCare’s Income Verification Regulations.  (Reuters, 7/8/13)

$255:

Average Monthly Increase In Family Health Care Premiums Under Obama. (Kaiser, 9/11/12; Kaiser, 9/24/08)

98:

Regulatory Entities Created Under ObamaCare. (Bloomberg, 7/26/10)

79:

Senators That Voted To Repeal ObamaCare’s Medical Device Tax. (Politico, 3/22/13)

$76:

Average Increase In Monthly Premiums That Americans Pay Under Obama. (Kaiser, 9/11/12; Kaiser, 9/24/08)

56%:

Expected Premium Increase For A Healthy Male Ages 21-29 On The Individual Market Under ObamaCare. (CNN Money, 5/14/13)

52%:

Americans That Continue To Disapprove Of ObamaCare. (Gallup, 2,048 A, MoE 3%, 6/20-24/13)

48%:

Small Businesses That Say ObamaCare Is Bad For Their Business. (Gallup, 5/10/13)

47:

New ObamaCare Provisions That The IRS Will Be Tasked With Implementing. (GAO, 6/2012)

43%:

Americans That Hold An Unfavorable View Of ObamaCare According To Kaiser. (Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: June 2013, 1,505 A, MoE 3%, 6/4-9/13)

41%:

Small Businesses That Have Held Off On Hiring Due To ObamaCare. (Gallup, 5/10/13)

40%:

Tax On High-End “Cadillac” Coverage Plans. (JCT, 6/15/12)

38%:

Small Businesses That Don’t Plan On Expanding Due To ObamaCare. (Gallup, 5/10/13

33%:

Americans That Say Their Family Will Be Worse Off Under ObamaCare. (Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: June 2013, 1,505 A, MoE 3%, 6/4-9/13)

32%:

Average Increase In Health Care Costs Per Person According To The Society Of Actuaries. (AP, 3/26/13)

24.2%:

Increase In The Cost Of Health Care Premiums Under Obama. (Kaiser, 2012)

18:

Tax Increases Included In ObamaCare. (JCT, 6/15/12)

15:

Members Of The Medicare Cutting Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). (Kaiser, 5/10)

12%:

Americans That Support ObamaCare’s Individual Mandate Tax. (The Hill, 7/9/13)

11:

ObamaCare Provisions That Have Resulted In A Glitch, Been Delayed Or Repealed. (The Washington Post, 4/14/11; AP, 6/22/11; AP, 6/30/11; The Hill, 7/21/11;  AP, 8/4/11; The Wall Street Journal, 10/25/11; AP, 1/30/13; Bloomberg, 7/2/13; The Washington Post, 7/5/13)

6%:

ObamaCare’s Cuts To Medicare. (AP, 8/2/11)

4%

Increase In Family Health Insurance Premiums From 2012. (Kaiser, 9/11/12)

3%

Increase In Single Coverage Health Insurance Premiums From 2012. (Kaiser, 9/11/12)

2.3%:

Tax On Medical Device Manufacturers. (JCT, 6/15/12)

2:

ObamaCare Architects That Are Retiring From The U.S. Senate So They Won’t Have To Face Voters In 2014. (The Washington Post, 4/23/13; Reuters, 1/11/13)

1:

Train Wreck. (U.S. Senate Hearing, 4/17/13)


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