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Health law likely to send premiums through roof, state says (up 150% with Commiecare™ in Ohio)
Dispatch ^ | 9/21/11 | Catherine Candisky

Posted on 09/21/2011 4:37:41 AM PDT by Libloather

Health law likely to send premiums through roof, state says
By Catherine Candisky
The Columbus Dispatch
Wednesday September 21, 2011 4:12 AM

A new report projects that the cost of health-insurance premiums in Ohio could increase by as much as 150 percent — or drop by 40 percent — in 2014, when key provisions of the new federal health-care law kick in.

The analysis was commissioned by the Ohio Department of Insurance to determine how the Affordable Care Act would affect premiums. It found that Ohioans who buy individual policies would have their costs rise the most. Rates also are expected to increase for those with employer-sponsored coverage, but not nearly as much.

**SNIP**

“While ‘Obamacare’ supporters may argue these changes are necessary to ensure access, the results mean even more financial burden on the backs of taxpayers,” Taylor said in a statement.

“This report clearly shows what I have long predicted: Obamacare will result in bigger government, unsustainable costs and ultimately, less consumer choice.”

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


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Still trying to find out how long the prison term will be if the fine isn't paid.
1 posted on 09/21/2011 4:37:44 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
I noticed in the article how all the so-called “non-profit” groups are disputing all the figures in the Lt Governor's report and saying her report is partisan.

Yet they support Obamacare, pushed for it, and now are still claiming it will save the desperately poor’s lives....

How can a non-profit be so consistently on the side of the democrats and so anti-Republican at the drop of a hat yet retain their non-profit status (which gives them a HUGE tax advantage)?

Pop quiz!

Is it because:

A) The Republicans are always wrong and the democrats are always right?
B) The news media is intensely biased and simply lies about these non-profits (conversely, would they point out to readers if a non-profit was advocating Republican policies, that it was illegal for a non-profit to take a political position)?
C) The IRS has decided not to question a non-profit’s eligibility over politics because they too are biased politically?
D) Both B & C.

2 posted on 09/21/2011 4:50:55 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Alas Babylon!

It says here that Individuals with Insurance will face the highest increase, then we listen to the news and the news says most employers will have to drop their insurance and pay the fine.

That means that individuals will have to find their own insurance at the higher rates.
This whole thing is a Clusterf***. It is designed to force Americans into a single payer insurance scam run by the Government.

We need to go to Congress and demand the thing is scrapped.


3 posted on 09/21/2011 5:17:20 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Libloather

Costs airborne and skyward. Shocked...


4 posted on 09/21/2011 8:04:45 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Heavy the head that wears the tiara.)
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To: Libloather

FUBO!!!


5 posted on 09/21/2011 8:06:10 AM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Live Free or Die)
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Ohio Ping


6 posted on 09/21/2011 8:48:59 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Libloather

They went up dramatically in California after ObamaCare passed.

They sure could study how much rates will rise, but they should also study how much care will be deferred or delayed or even cancelled by various “every action has an equal and opposite reaction” consequences. We already see many doctors refusing new Medicare patients. At some point doctor rolls will fill. Shortages for medications, shortages for scans, treatments that require specialized care, and more.

Of course the OP can’t find out a simple thing like punishment for refusal to pay, so perhaps nobody will ever know the consequence that hurts them the most until it is too late. Who needs “death panels” when you can’t get care it equates to the same thing!


7 posted on 09/21/2011 8:56:56 AM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: Libloather

http://sim.plified.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/christian-medical-bill-sharing-program-comparison.pdf

For some reason there is an exemption for medical sharing programs. This is the option I am looking at.


8 posted on 09/21/2011 8:57:42 AM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( getting closer to the truth.................)
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To: Libloather

My daugher works for a large assisted living facility and their premiums tripled a month ago. Some employees are now working part-time jobs just to pay for health insurance. My daugher dropped hers because she just can’t afford it. The pay period the new premiums hit, my daughter said there were several employees actually crying.


9 posted on 09/21/2011 9:05:27 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

How many of those crying voted FOR Obama, or didn’t vote at all?

Elections have consequences. It isn’t an American Idol contest.


10 posted on 09/21/2011 9:13:12 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Democrats have been OUTFORCING America's jobs for 40 years)
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To: tcrlaf

Well, I know my daughter didn’t vote for him.


11 posted on 09/21/2011 9:15:02 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Libloather

All I know, is if my premiums go up, and I’m forced to drop my coverage, I won’t buy into the government plan and I won’t pay any fines. They can take me to jail.


12 posted on 09/21/2011 9:40:04 AM PDT by ducttape45
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To: Libloather
could increase by as much as 150 percent — or drop by 40 percent

Huh??

13 posted on 09/21/2011 9:54:36 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Venturer

“We need to go to Congress and demand the thing is scrapped.”

Isn’t that what the 2010 election was all about?


14 posted on 09/21/2011 10:05:04 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Those who love liberty love Sarah)
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To: MichaelCorleone

If it was, it didn’t work.Maybe this time if we took tar and Feathers.


15 posted on 09/21/2011 10:27:04 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Libloather

If it is anything like Canada, you wont have a choice. They will simply take it out of your paycheck (or tax return).


16 posted on 09/21/2011 11:09:37 AM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: Libloather

They’ll never take me alive. I’ll take a few of them with me before I go.

We Jews are not getting on any more cattle cars.


17 posted on 09/21/2011 12:58:45 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Gore Lauds Romney on Climate Position; 0bamaCare was based on RomneyCare.)
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To: Libloather

“Still trying to find out how long the prison term will be if the fine isn’t paid.”

They got to catch you first. and as Obama fills the federal prisons with the poor, the outnumbered Federal agents are going to have their hands full.


18 posted on 09/21/2011 1:52:07 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Uncle Miltie
We Jews are not getting on any more cattle cars.

Glad to hear that. If they come for you, call me, I'll help you take some of them out.

Sadly, I know a few Jews that will climb on the cattle cars singing Obama's praise. It's damn hard to feel bad for them.

19 posted on 09/21/2011 4:28:57 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ( If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: Whenifhow; ADemocratNoMore; Akron Al; arbee4bush; agrace; ATOMIC_PUNK; Badeye; Bikers4Bush; ...
Special thanks to Whenifhow for the ping.

Ohio Ping!

To be added to the Ohio Ping List, please freepmail (works best),
both LasVegasDave and Flutters.

20 posted on 09/21/2011 5:10:56 PM PDT by Las Vegas Dave
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To: ilovesarah2012

Mine have gone up about 1/3 in the last two years. Got the last increase last month. We now pay more in health insurance (bare-bones catastrophic)than we do on our mortgage.

The insurance companies are in cahoots with the doctors. It should ALL be run by the government so it will be fair. (That IS what obama wants us to think you know. And I imagine about half of the folks already think that.)


21 posted on 09/21/2011 5:17:53 PM PDT by 21twelve (Obama Recreating the New Deal: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts)
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To: PeterPrinciple
For some reason there is an exemption for medical sharing programs.

I've gone Amish.

22 posted on 09/21/2011 5:29:41 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

Your answer, is EXACTLY why the people of this nation had better start remembering what country they live in, and WHY it is so detrimental TO remember.


23 posted on 09/21/2011 6:14:35 PM PDT by ourworldawry
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