View Full Version : Health panel brings out big guns (MA)

11-20-2010, 01:57 AM
The state’s health insurance connector — the highly touted agency that aims to bring cheap medical care to the masses — has turned into a legal pit bull by aggressively going after a growing number of Bay Staters who say they can’t afford mandated insurance — or the penalties imposed for not having it.

The Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority is cracking down on more than 3,000 residents who are fighting state fines, and has even hired a private law firm to force the health insurance scofflaws to pay penalties of up to $2,000 a year.

All told, more than 7,700 people have appealed state fines for not having health insurance, according to connector spokesman Richard Powers. The agency has hired several private attorneys at $50 an hour to hear many of the appeals, and some 3,150 of them have been denied — and the losers told to pay up


I thought Mitt Romeny said it was a good plan? :D

11-20-2010, 01:38 PM
Reason number one why I detest the RINO/Legacy GOPers who promote Romney as a shoe-in for the Presidential nomination.

11-20-2010, 03:55 PM
Romney in my opinion is a hypocrite.

11-20-2010, 06:41 PM
Barney Frank, the Kenneduhs, John F'in Kerry...
Could not happen to a nicer bunch of people.