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College Students Get Stung By ObamaCare
Accuracy in Academia | February 5, 2013 | Alieta Eck MD

Posted on 02/06/2013 12:42:52 PM PST by Academiadotorg

College students will soon wake up to the fact that they have been had. While they were overwhelmingly supportive of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or “ObamaCare”) when their charismatic President was championing it, they will not be pleased when they find out that there is a huge price they will have to pay. ObamaCare will be anything but affordable.

Apparently, New Jersey is the only state in the nation that currently requires all college students to have healthcare coverage. This has always been a bare-bones plan costing from $100-600 per year. The new healthcare regulations will force these plans to be phased out, as the mandated coverage under ObamaCare will cause the premiums to rise from a few hundred dollars to $1,700 per year.

In an amazing example of irony, New Jersey Democrat Assemblywoman Celeste Riley is sponsoring a bill to eliminate New Jersey’s mandatory health insurance for college students. Wait. Didn’t Democrats overwhelmingly support the President’s plan when it was being debated? Aren’t college students citizens that should be required to purchase government-approved coverage as defined by Obama’s PPACA?

College students are getting an object lesson in progressivism. They will learn that their choices are being obliterated when it comes to what must be included in their plans. An edict came down that a college plan must cover 30 mental health outpatient visits as well as inpatient mental health benefits. It must cover substance and chemical abuse treatments, all pre-existing conditions, pregnancy, wellness/preventative care visits, contraception, and abortions.

This article was originally published at www.aapsonline.org.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Education; Government; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: collegestudents; mandates; obamacare; obamacarecost; obamacareshock; obamacarestudents

1 posted on 02/06/2013 12:43:06 PM PST by Academiadotorg
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To: Academiadotorg

Bttt.


2 posted on 02/06/2013 12:46:23 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Academiadotorg
A synonym for "Progressive" is "Give me your money."
3 posted on 02/06/2013 12:47:31 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: Academiadotorg

It’s like the Union-run health car plan I was part of. It covered a little of everything that could possibly go wrong for anyone.

Probably 75% of the people covered were HS or College aged young adults paying for prostate exams, mammograms, etc. when all anyone wanted or needed was coverage for a major injury, surgeries, etc.


4 posted on 02/06/2013 12:49:58 PM PST by matt04
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

. . . or “stick ‘em up”, for which the politically correct phrase would be “reach for the sky”!!!!!


5 posted on 02/06/2013 12:51:31 PM PST by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: Academiadotorg

I thought kids were covered under their parents’ policy until age 26.


6 posted on 02/06/2013 12:55:38 PM PST by Vesparado (The American people know what they want and they deserve to get it good and hard --- HL Mencken)
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To: Academiadotorg

obama : “thanks for the votes, suckers!”


7 posted on 02/06/2013 12:57:05 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Academiadotorg

“College students” and “Teenagers” two of my most HATED “Groups”...now get the HELL off of my lawn!


8 posted on 02/06/2013 12:59:11 PM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Academiadotorg
And these are the brightest in America, our current college students. Educated fools when it comes to the real reality of survival. Oh forgot, the age 26 riding on their parents. Gone! Grow up boys and girls, the real world is about to come crashing down. Oh, well, you still got your communists black leader, King Obama. To those that seen the light, we are with you, the rest good luck.
9 posted on 02/06/2013 1:06:51 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Admin Moderator

Fix the link?

http://www.aapsonline.org/index.php/site/article/college_students_get_stung_by_obamacare/


10 posted on 02/06/2013 1:09:53 PM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
A synonym for "Progressive" is "Give me your money."

As John Roberts ruled, Obamacare is a tax and it's collected by the IRS. I wouldn't be surprised if most if not all of the tax collected goes to everything but healthcare. Look at Social Security. All of that money was loaned out to the federal government for other purposes.

11 posted on 02/06/2013 1:12:01 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Academiadotorg
College Students Get Stung By ObamaCare

Unfortunately, the educated dumb ass college students, minority groups, union thugs, demoRATs in general, will never be aware that their own voting behavior, to put RAT bastard socialist demoRATs into office is how they will end up in the predicament with higher insurance premiums, and reduced health care with shoddy, less quality results. Instead the media & demoRATs in their positions of elitist power will continue to blame all the ills & woes of 0dumb0 Care on the Republicans, for failing to keep raising taxes & more spending for entitlement programs

Eventually the house of cards will come tumbling down, and we will see violent results like we have never seen in Amerika USSA!

12 posted on 02/06/2013 1:16:10 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: Moonman62

Money is fungable.


13 posted on 02/06/2013 1:16:10 PM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Academiadotorg

in a rational society, children aren’t allowed to vote


14 posted on 02/06/2013 1:24:30 PM PST by fnord (My life is like the movie Willard, except with hummingbirds)
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To: rcrngroup

I’d like to hear how leftists in England and Canada feel about their gov’t run healthcare.


15 posted on 02/06/2013 1:25:37 PM PST by diamond6 (Need scientific proof of God? Check out: http://www.magisreasonfaith.org/)
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To: Academiadotorg

bump


16 posted on 02/06/2013 1:39:51 PM PST by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: Vesparado
I thought kids were covered under their parents’ policy until age 26.

They are. And I know a business owner who when he renewed his plan was given the OPTION to extend it to dependents up to age 30.

And what is optional today will become mandatory tomorrow. Welcome to Europe, the land of the thirty-something perennial student who lives in your basement.


17 posted on 02/06/2013 1:54:55 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Vesparado

What happens if their parents don’t have coverage? Or they become unemployed at some point?


18 posted on 02/06/2013 2:00:23 PM PST by jersey117
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To: US Navy Vet

There’s an iPhone/iPad app called “Get off my lawn”.

It plays an annoying tone that only young people can hear.

My husband and I cannot hear it, and we play the app when we want our teenagers to leave the room when we are watching TV.

We have a lot of fun with the app.


19 posted on 02/06/2013 2:08:50 PM PST by luckystarmom
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To: luckystarmom

Thank you!! I can’t wait to try this! LOL!


20 posted on 02/06/2013 3:40:06 PM PST by Marie Antoinette (:)
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To: Vesparado

Me too...


21 posted on 02/06/2013 3:51:29 PM PST by Delta Dawn (at)
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