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Freep a Poll! (you OK with paying $63 a year to cover those with pre-existing conditions?)
dailynews.com ^ | 12-11-12 | LA Daily News

Posted on 12/11/2012 3:43:38 PM PST by dynachrome

Tuesday's Poll

Are you OK with paying $63 a year if it means coverage for those with pre-existing conditions?

Yes

No

(Excerpt) Read more at dailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: obozocare; poll
It will never be enough
1 posted on 12/11/2012 3:43:46 PM PST by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

Glad you got this one up and running!!

FReeEEeePED:

Let’s go FRiends. Poll needs FReeping. Lefty paper,lots of illegal alien sob stories, not far off the LA Times.

Yes
105 Votes, or 36.45 %
No
183 Votes, or 63.54 %


2 posted on 12/11/2012 3:45:52 PM PST by Bon of Babble (Instant Human....Add Coffee)
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To: Bon of Babble

figured a way. FR still wonky, though.


3 posted on 12/11/2012 3:46:49 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; AmericaUnite; ...
Thanks to Bon of Babble for this one! (poll is about half way down in the middle)

FREEP THIS POLL ***PING!*** FRmail me if you want to be added or removed from the Fearless Poll-Freeping Freepers Ping list. (multiple votes using multiple internetz devices are allowed!) And be sure to ping me to any polls that need Freepin', if I miss them. (looks like a medium volume list) (gordongekko909, founder of the pinglist, stays on the list until his ghost signs up for the list)

4 posted on 12/11/2012 3:47:29 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; A knight without armor; Alexander Rubin; all the best; AmericaUnite; ...
Thanks to Bon of Babble for this one! (poll is about half way down in the middle)

FREEP THIS POLL ***PING!*** FRmail me if you want to be added or removed from the Fearless Poll-Freeping Freepers Ping list. (multiple votes using multiple internetz devices are allowed!) And be sure to ping me to any polls that need Freepin', if I miss them. (looks like a medium volume list) (gordongekko909, founder of the pinglist, stays on the list until his ghost signs up for the list)

5 posted on 12/11/2012 3:48:30 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: dynachrome

and it doubled again. sigh.


6 posted on 12/11/2012 3:49:44 PM PST by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: dynachrome

I only wish there was a HELL NO option.


7 posted on 12/11/2012 3:53:08 PM PST by Marathoner (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Bon of Babble

Daily News endorsed Romney.


8 posted on 12/11/2012 3:55:37 PM PST by Mark (For the first time in my life, I'm no longer proud of my country.)
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To: dynachrome

Pre-existing conditions like pregnant ?


9 posted on 12/11/2012 4:01:58 PM PST by MNDude
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To: MNDude

Or the possibility of pregnancy.


10 posted on 12/11/2012 4:05:45 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: dynachrome

Total Votes = 391

Yes
113 Votes, or 28.90%

No
278 Votes, or 71.09%


11 posted on 12/11/2012 4:07:22 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: MNDude; svcw

Pregnancy raises an interesting issue. If you were pregnant before, had a lapse in coverage or no coverage, and you get pregnant again, the latest one could, from a broader perspective, be considered a pre-existing condition. At $63 a pop for all the minority births now covered by Medicaid or no insurance at all, this could get real expensive.

BTW, I voted a resounding NO on the poll. The now 28.64% that are willing to ante up probably don’t even have insurance now so it’s no big deal to them.


12 posted on 12/11/2012 4:21:27 PM PST by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Grams A

I remember in the olden days, being asked if my husband and I intended to have children - then were told I could not be covered without a huge increase in premium.
Truth is pregnancy/delivery is expensive, I understand why the insurance companies want additional monies.


13 posted on 12/11/2012 4:32:17 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: dynachrome

What about cancer?

It tends to recur.

Treatment is EXPENSIVE.


14 posted on 12/11/2012 4:40:20 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: dynachrome

Total Votes = 469

Yes
125 Votes, or 26.65 %

No
344 Votes, or 73.34 %


15 posted on 12/11/2012 4:43:46 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: dynachrome

HELL NO! I’ve had preexisting conditions since 1958! Do I sit back on my fat ass and complain, “Oh! woes is me?!”

NO! I went to school, studied and worked hard to acquire a marketable skill, then went to work and bought my own insurance, made a living and raised three great kids!

Where is it written that, because I was successful providing for myself and family, that I’m somehow responsible for you?

I’m all in favor of the John Smith welfare system! Don’t work, can’t eat! I know, oh what about those who can’t do!? Well they need to put the “bite” on family first and me last! It amazing how motivated a truly needy person is!


16 posted on 12/11/2012 4:45:42 PM PST by cpa4you (CPA4YOU)
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To: dynachrome

Just Voted

Are you OK with paying $63 a year if it means coverage for those with pre-existing conditions?
Related Story
Total Votes = 496
Yes
130 Votes, or 26.20 %
No
366 Votes, or 73.79 %


17 posted on 12/11/2012 5:01:13 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: dynachrome

The premise is idiotic. The idea that it will only be $63 dollars is absurd considering how many people will drop insurance when companies are forced to pay for pre existing conditions. It costs roughly 3800 dollars a year for me to be added to my wife’s insurance. Drop the insurance, pay the 2000 dollar fine to the IRS and I am ahead 1800 bucks a year. When I get sick, ill just go buy insurance and have my pre-existing condition covered. How many others will make that calculation and what will that do to an insurance compnany’s risk pool?


18 posted on 12/11/2012 5:01:36 PM PST by RightOnTheBorder
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To: dynachrome

Would you pay $1/year in extra tax for eternal prosperity, universal brotherhood and eternal life?


19 posted on 12/11/2012 5:21:47 PM PST by DManA
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To: Mark

The Daily News also endorsed uber lefties Diane Feinstein, Fran Pavley and Henry Waxman and urged a “YES” vote on Prop 30, a “temporary tax hike.”


20 posted on 12/11/2012 6:20:05 PM PST by Bon of Babble (Instant Human....Add Coffee)
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To: dynachrome

bump


21 posted on 12/11/2012 6:22:09 PM PST by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: dynachrome
The real number is more like $12,000 per year for a family of four. I know because that is the difference between a small group business policy in our state which covers new employees regardless of pre-existing conditions (with some limitations) and an underwritten policy which does not cover pre-existing conditions.

So the poll should read "are you OK with paying $12,000 a year to cover those with pre-existing conditions?" I suspect the response would be somewhat different when the real price is presented.

22 posted on 12/11/2012 6:38:51 PM PST by freeandfreezing
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To: dynachrome

Isn’t socialism grand? FUBO!!!


23 posted on 12/11/2012 6:58:29 PM PST by Route395
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To: dynachrome

I choose not to have health insurance.
I choose to pay cash to the doctor, at the time of my visit.
I choose to buy my own prescriptions with money I have earned by working as a self-employed musician.
I choose to visit the doctor only when i am sick.
I choose to use an urgent care facility for urgent care, and pay for it myself, even if I have to spread it out over payments.
I choose to eat properly, exercise, and take care of my own health.

I may get arrested and put in prison for these choices. if that happens, I will have free medical care for the duration of my sentence, paid for by the taxpayer.

It would cost both me and the gub’mint a lot less money if they would just leave me the hell alone.


24 posted on 12/11/2012 7:17:12 PM PST by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: dynachrome

Is this $63 per family or $63 per person. If the latter, then a family of four would be coughing up $252/year.


25 posted on 12/11/2012 7:29:04 PM PST by randita
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To: dynachrome

I am pro-choice on insurance. To govt pigs; stay out of my personal affairs. If I want insurance I don’t need another faceless bureaucrat or dc lawyer making my decision. Get out of my life and get out of America.


26 posted on 12/12/2012 6:47:00 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: WildHighlander57

Bingo.

We allowed private rates to exceed the ability for reasonable people to pay.

I have to go with “no” on this one.

Sorry.


27 posted on 12/12/2012 6:55:54 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: dynachrome

Speaking of pre-existing conditions. I’m also in favor of requiring those who build multi-million dollar houses on the beach front to be required to self insure, and not be permitted to put the burden on US taxpayer funded flood insurance. If it was up to me there would be one and only taxpayer bailout for those stupid enough to build a house on a flood plain. The second time would be totally on their dime, and not mine.

The difference between that stupidity and health is that we typically do not choose our health afflictions, but there are some that do such as smoking. If you smoke, etc then you need to self insure for those affiliated diseases.


28 posted on 12/14/2012 6:15:54 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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