Saturday, October 3, 2009

Smokers, Overweight People to Face Fine Under Health Bill

To prove that the American health care system is not part of a "free market":

"The Senate Finance Committee approved an amendment to the healthcare bill Wednesday that would allow employers to charge workers with unhealthy lifestyles more for their insurance coverage. "

"The amendment would permits employers to adjust premiums as much as 50 percent according to the level of workers’ health habits, up from 20 percent now."

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