Results 1 to 9 of 9

Hybrid View

  1. #1 Obamacare Thread II---and the hits just keep on coming.... 
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    9,563

    Obamacare political delays in one infographic

    http://legalinsurrection.com/

    Reply With Quote  
     

  2. #2  
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    9,563
    Joe Wilson Was Right: Obamacare Recruiting Illegal Aliens To Sign Up
    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Governm...-in-California

    In 2009, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) apologized profusely to the White House for shouting, “You lie!” as President Barack Obama told Congress that Obamacare would not cover illegal immigrants. Now it would appear that the White House owes Wilson an apology, as Covered California–the flagship of state Obamacare exchanges–is recruiting illegal (“undocumented”) immigrants to sign up for the program, regardless of their eligibility.

    The Covered California website includes a special page entitled: “No temas si eres indocumentado/a y quieres inscribir a tu familia en un seguro médico” (“Fear not if you are undocumented and want to enroll your family in health insurance”). The website goes on to explain that information shared with Obamacare cannot be shared with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It does not explicitly warn that illegal aliens are ineligible.

    “According to the laws and implementing regulations,” the website says, “the information provided by individuals for coverage can not be used for purposes other than ensuring the efficient functioning of the insurance market ( Covered California) or administration of the program, or to verify certain eligibility determinations including verification of the immigration status of these people.”
    Reply With Quote  
     

  3. #3  
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    9,563
    Poorer Counties Facing Especially High Premiums, Few Choices, Little Competition Through ObamaCare
    http://weaselzippers.us/page/2/



    ....On top of the narrower provider networks that many Americans are now facing as insurers scramble to control costs while complying with ObamaCare’s new rules, the WSJ just did an analysis of the healthcare offerings in 36 states that found that hundreds of thousands of Americans in poorer counties are discovering they have limited choices of health insurers and are looking at higher premiums through the online exchanges. For many, in fact, their ObamaCare-offered policy options are going to come from a monopoly of their local insurance market:

    Consumers in 515 counties, spread across 15 states, have only one insurer selling coverage through the online marketplaces, the Journal found. In more than 80% of those counties, the sole insurer is a local Blue Cross & Blue Shield plan. Residents of wealthier, more populated counties in the U.S. receive lower-priced choices than those living in counties with a single insurer. …

    Higher participation rates among young adults, as much as 40%, is seen as essential to balance out the higher costs of covering older people for insurers that are already limiting the counties where they offer coverage. …

    The average price for a 50-year-old American to obtain the cheapest midlevel “silver plan” through HealthCare.gov—the marketplace operated by the federal government—was $406 in counties with one health insurer, the Journal found. In counties with four insurers, the average price of the cheapest comparable silver plan was $329....
    Reply With Quote  
     

  4. #4  
    Ancient Fire Breather Retread's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    I came to Texas as soon as I could
    Posts
    4,942
    This makes things very clear on the issue of Obamacare. Be sure and watch this.


    Likely won’t do any good but it makes it easy to understand.

    This is pretty simple, illustrative and even has some laughs in it. Not very long at all.

    This guy brings great clarity to the issue. Watch the whole thing as it is worth watching!

    Click on: Give me your sandwich.
    It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
    It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
    Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  5. #5  
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    9,563
    Quote Originally Posted by Retread View Post
    This makes things very clear on the issue of Obamacare. Be sure and watch this.


    Likely won’t do any good but it makes it easy to understand.

    This is pretty simple, illustrative and even has some laughs in it. Not very long at all.

    This guy brings great clarity to the issue. Watch the whole thing as it is worth watching!

    Click on: Give me your sandwich.
    Coercion strips the virtue out of an act. Excellent.
    Reply With Quote  
     

  6. #6  
    Ancient Fire Breather Retread's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    I came to Texas as soon as I could
    Posts
    4,942
    Obamacare



    To

    insure the uninsured we first make the insured uninsured and then make them pay more to be insured again so the original uninsured can be insured for free.
    It's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
    It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
    Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be.
    Reply With Quote  
     

Bookmarks
Bookmarks
Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •