Skip to comments.Open Enrolment increase 833%
Posted on 10/19/2012 1:53:55 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
Got my open enrollment(att retire) today and the monthly premium went up 833%. Ya think thats got anything to do with 26 year olds on Mommie and Daddies plan along with all the other BS in the affordable health care act.
You must be mistaken. Obamacare is supposed to make health care insurance more affordable. Obama promised us so. /s
At my open enrollment session last July I learned that my maximum annual out of pocket expense went from $2,000 to $3,500. That is a 75% increase. Thanks 0bama!
You must be just one of many. I sure hope this gets out so people are aware of it before they vote!
You’ve probably just misplaced the decimal point. Have someone else take a look at it as your old eyes may be lying to you again!
That is insane!
"Increased due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"
That’s because YOU can afford it.////s
Within the last two years, my premiums have gone up by over $4000 a year. In 2011, my employer cancelled the cheaper plan with the higher deductible altogether - forcing employee who did not want to participate in the “replacement plan” CDHP/HSA nonsense into the higher premium plan.
I went from paying $64 a check to $197 a check last year.
The new premium is $238 per check.
So now, I am paying $377+ per month more than I was 2 short years ago. That is more than my car payment! And you wonder why 40% of Americans don’t have at least $500 in savings? It’s all gone just trying to keep up with the increased cost of living (gas, groceries and utilities).
i received this in an email dont vouch for its content:
I know that not everyone receiving this is on medicare,
but it still reflects on you and your future.
Subject: A Message From Blue Cross Blue Shield To ALL AMERICANS .. ..
November 6, 2012
will be the most important date
that will affect the rest of your life ...
The Choice Is Yours!
A message from Blue Cross Blue Shield
Professor Emeritus John W. Hill, JD, PhD
Kelley School of Business , Indiana University
Look clearly at the 2014 rate compared to the 2013 rate.
For those of you who are on Medicare, read the following. It’s short, but important and you probably haven’t heard about it in the Mainstream News:
“The per person Medicare Insurance Premium will increase from the present Monthly Fee of $96.40, rising to:
$104.20 in 2012
$120.20 in 2013
$247.00 in 2014.”
These are Provisions incorporated in the Obamacare Legislation, purposely delayed so as not to confuse the 2012 Re-Election Campaigns. Send this to all Seniors that you know, so they will know who’s throwing them under the bus.
We just got ours, too. I am being dropped involuntarily from 85% coverage to 70% coverage, and am paying about 1% more for it.
You gave too little information.
Is that a Medicare/Medicare Advantage policy?
Medicare Advantage policies have premiums that vary greatly depending on their coverage.
Standard Medicare Part B for 2012 is $99.90. The number for 2013 has not been released yet.
My premium skyrocketed to $7,274 for a family.
well yes, and no
26 year olds may be pretty healthy, at least statistically speaking, but 26 year old women, in general, also make use of contraceptive, family planning, pregancy and abortion services, and probably more so than older women and they are all mandates that an employer’s plan must cover under Obama care, so they are also costs that an employers plan may not have covered before and covered before or not they must now be extended for dependent children to age 26, when they might have been dropped by the plan previously once the child was out of college, if not even out of high school
I have read where some employers are planning on dropping “family” coverage altogethe due to Obamacare mandates; insuring the employee only in order to at least preserve coverage for the employee instead of ending their plan entirely.
Frankly, when I was growing up (and we were poor) my dad was the only one my parents had medical insurance coverage on, because he also represented the biggest financial risk due to a major accident or illness. In the rare events that my siblings or I (8 all together) needed any special medical attention, they just paid the bill. Given the rarity of those events, I am sure they saved a ton over what years of “family” coverage premiums would have cost, if dad’s employers even offered them.
Insurance is highly over rated and savings are not just under rated, they’re not even encourged - just borrow or insure (send money to someone else every month, don’t pile up your own nest egg for emergencies, and maybe even have some left over if emergencies are few).
It’s all been great for the fiancial services industry, as well as the extravagent health care industry that hasn’t added any productivity gains to their work in my life time; and I am not convinced it has been great for most American households.
Everyone got jacked regardless of age.
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