#1 Health panel brings out big guns (MA)11-20-2010, 12:57 AMThe 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, 12:38 PM
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Reason number one why I detest the RINO/Legacy GOPers who promote Romney as a shoe-in for the Presidential nomination.Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
C. S. Lewis
Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives. (Are you listening Barry)?:mad:
11-20-2010, 02:55 PM
Romney in my opinion is a hypocrite.
11-20-2010, 05:41 PM
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Barney Frank, the Kenneduhs, John F'in Kerry...
Could not happen to a nicer bunch of people.
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