Skip to comments.ObamaCare Faces First Big Test Friday
Posted on 04/29/2010 11:21:29 AM PDT by Slyscribe
Tomorrow is the deadline for state governments to decide if they will participate in the national high-risk pool set up under ObamaCare.
But as the head of the conservative Galen Institute, Grace-Marie Turner, explains, there is a problem:
The high-risk program is essentially insurance for individuals who have pre-existing conditions and are expensive to insure. The new health law allocates $5 billion for insuring them until 2014 when enrollees would be transferred to new health-insurance exchanges. But Richard Foster, chief actuary of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, reported last week that the high-risk program will run out of money
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I’m starting to see everything that this administration does as a manufactured “crisis.” Obama opens his mouth and the wheels set in motion to transform things without a finger being lifted.
May the Lord smite your evil, Obama. I pray every day for your swift removal from office, preferably in striped pajamas!
There is also a sale on broken eggs at all Wal-Marts tomorrow.
A hearty Amen to that! The sooner the better! And take the rest of the socialist demoRATs with him, straight to prison OR the gallows for high crimes & treason against the U.S.
That isnt the only hitch in the national high-risk pool. About 35 states already have some form of high-risk pool, but people who are in those pools are not eligible for the national high-risk pool because to qualify for the national one a person must have been uninsured for at least the last six months.
Uh oh! Catch 22. (The first of many more to come, I'm sure.)
Haven’t heard much about this.....any idea which states (if any) are considering opting out?
I see that that !@#@$% RINO Rick Perry hasn’t told Obamalini to shove it.
Sadly, no Representative or Senator would have the sack to bring up these charges lest they be immediately targeted for a one car accident a la Vince Foster.
Strength in numbers--can't they do it as a group?
IF we make it through a landslide in November, then maybe someone will man up. Until then, we’re sittin’ and spinnin’.
Yep, a landslide in November is the only thing that will put sand in the gears of this odious regime.
Gov. Heineman (NE) says “NO”.
His letter at the link:
Good job, Dave.
Amen. But a box is much more permanent. Pray for obama. Psalm 109:8
He can’t. The Legislature is not in session.
He CAN say that as far as he is concerned, he wants no part of it and will encourage the legislature to reject it. Instead, I suspect he is just lying low.
Pennsylvania has said that it is in.
No surprise there, Fast Eddie Rendell has never met a government boondoggle he didn’t like
Governor Gibbons here in Nevada has opted this state out of this mess. Says the funds from Washington don’t come close to paying for HELLth care in Nevada.
There are those things called special sessions. Perry can call a special session for a single topic, but won't and shouldn't do so if it's not a time-critical issue. He's called special sessions in the past.
He cant. The Legislature is not in session.””
Can Perry sign an ‘executive order”??
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