Health Insurance - Be Informed!

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S. Lindsey
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...and from that hard Right Paper the New York Times

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NYT wrote:

WASHINGTON — Federal officials often say that health insurance will cost consumers less than expected under President Obama’s health care law. But they rarely mention one big reason: many insurers are significantly limiting the choices of doctors and hospitals available to consumers.

Hmmmmmm I seem to remember...

Obama wrote:

“no matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what. My view is that health care reform should be guided by a simple principle: fix what’s broken and build on what works.”

Going to be hard to do if that choice is limited...

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/23/health/lower-health-insurance-premiums...

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Obama-care: It's Crap-tastic!

If Obamacare is such a great thing, then why doesnt the p.o.s Obama demand that his family and all of congress and every other worthless pustule that pushed this piece of crap legislation on the American people sign up for it.

It's because they all know that it will not do anything to bring the cost of healthcare down. It will end up costing American jobs. It is bad for the economy and America will be worse off with it. Anything that government tries to manage ends up costing 10 times more than it should, and this piece of crap Obama-care law is no exception.

The hypocrites of the left have no where to run..

Fred Garvin
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5 Scandalous Obamacare Horror Stories

- Man with leukemia loses his health insurance
- Vinson, of San Jose, will pay $1,800 more a year for an individual policy, while Waschura, of Portola Valley, will cough up almost $10,000 more for insurance for his family of four.

- Premiums will cost 25% of their after tax income
- Liberal blogger at the Daily Kos: Hey, Obamacare's doubling my monthly premium
- Obamacare "has raped my future"

5 Scandalous Obamacare Horror Stories

Odumbo-care: The raping of America

Davids mom
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Fred Garvin

You need to read more than just conservative opinions:

Larry Elder made a report and it was found FALSE.

http://www.politifact.com/georgia/statements/2013/oct/21/larry-elder/cla...

It's getting so that you just can't trust the 'media' - and must do your own research to get at the truth. What is encouraging is that The Citizen allows all opinions to be expressed - and read. An informed populace can make their decision - and nationally express that decision at the ballot box. They have done this twice since 2008.

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Am I the only idiot who has a problem

with government mandated support of the insurance industry? We are REQUIRED to have car insurance, we are REQUIRED (in most cases) to have homeowner's insurance, now we are REQUIRED to have healthcare insurance. While insurance in and of itself, when properly administered, is a good concept, did the Founding Fathers really intend the Federal Government to guarantee insurance industry revenue this way? It limits the free-market affect. Understanding the benefits of insurance and the negative repercussions associated with not having it, it still feels like something else the Government is shoving down our throats.

Davids mom
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Treading Water

You're not alone in your feeling - but in most states, citizens have a choice of what insurance company they deal with. If I had to accept a government controlled insurance company - with no competition involved, etc. I would feel it was being forced on me. We do have a choice with auto and homeowners insurance as to our insurance carrier - and the same with health. My husband and I pay for our health insurance - I don't feel it's fair for us to pay for others using the ER room. (There's that 'feeling thing' again.)

S. Lindsey
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More info on Obamacare

Insurance Companies are complying with the new mandates of Obamacare.

It seems that if your current insurance doesn't "COMPLY" 100% with the over 2000
NEW regulations then you are AUTOMATICALLY kicked out and without your CONSENT placed into OBAMACARE.

You don't have to enroll you just have to pay up...

My current employer's provided insurance didn't comply even though I nor anyone else had issues with it, so we
where automatically ENROLLED in Obamacare Silver plan by Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Now my Monthly premium is $117.00 HIGHER then it was BEFORE Obamacare and my deductable is now $2000.00
instead of $500.00.

Next year this is going up...

So much for that promise if you like it you keep it....

Davids mom
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SL - Obamacare

Thanks for sharing your personal experience. My experience and millions of others is different. Each family must make this decision based on their own circumstances. As for promises in the words of legislators/politicians - sometimes we as citizens have to work with 'truth' in order to get the words of our philosophy demonstrated in our daily lives - like JUSTICE AND FREEDOM FOR ALL. Some promises take a long time in becoming a reality in this country - but many have sacrificed much for the 'promise'.

Davids mom
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SL - Obamacare 2

Just a question. Did the policy that Blue Cross offered you, which costs you $117 more, include additional coverage that is demanded under the law of the AHC Act? That deductible change is certainly different! It's things like this that need to be discussed with the insurer - or the employer that is providing the insurance. The goal - as both parties will be touting for the next two years - is affordable health care for American citizens. We see what needs to be addressed and corrected - it is obvious that the American people do not want to shelve the possibility of affordable health care for it's citizens. Politicians will have to come up with alternatives to some of these problems - if they hope to 'lead'.

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There is still time for Georgians to make an informed decision

The AHC Program i(Obamacare)is not a one size fits all program. Do your own research. As long as Georgians don't have health care insurance, we tax payers will pay for them in overcrowded ER rooms.

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In Georgia, a family of four could pay as little as $132 per month for health coverage. A 27-year-old could pay as little as $103 per month.

Check it out for your family and financial situation.

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