Skip to comments.Huge Obamacare Price Increases Looming (RATS knew all about it)
Posted on 03/19/2013 5:50:52 PM PDT by Libloather
The Democrats knew what they were doing when they deferred the implementation of most provisions of Obamacare until after the 2012 election. What is surprising, really, is that Obamacare has been so unpopular, given that most of its baleful effects have not yet been felt. But it wont be long now. The Associated Press reports that health insurers are warning of massive price increases beginning next year:
Some Americans could see their insurance bills double next year as the health care overhaul law expands coverage to millions of people.
(Excerpt) Read more at powerlineblog.com ...
Just in time for the 2014 elections.
No Democrat should be re-elected since every last Dem in Congress and in the Senate voted for this disaster. Whining about not being able to afford this monstrosity does no good if you are stupid enough to vote for the instigators again.
Just in time for 2014 elections.
This makes no sense. Why would covering more procedures for more people and allowing people to sign up only once they need the insurance raise prices? Perhaps we should extend the coverage for illegals and advertise that coverage in Mexico - then ObamaCare really would control costs.
So, what’s the problem?
The insurance companies will get out of the business, and we can have 100% British style national health care.
Obama will blame the insurance rate hikes on sequestration. MSM will back him up. And the fools who voted for Obama will believe it.
I want those on Medicare and all govt workers to get a big, big increase as well....if we mere workers have to pay, I want them to pay as well...
My wife works at a supermarket and talks to lots of people. The older folks hate Obama and Obamacare. The young people generally don't know what's going on, or are the usual useful idiots. And sadly, there are many middle-aged people who are oblivious as well.
Yesterday, one asked her, "What's so bad about Obamacare?" She simply had no idea.
Is there any excuse for such ignorance? I can't imagine that these people will ever get it.
The executive branch is exempt from Obamacare.
GB has a ‘two teir’ system, but to buy insurance is very expensive.
He'll blame it on the evil, greedy insurance companies, who all suddenly conspired to raise rates, to make a black president look bad.
Pelosi: “We have to pass it to see what’s in it.”
and there’s only one “fair and reasonable” solution to this mess....wait for it... SINGLE PAYER (actually about 50% of 300million payers)
After millions of Americans find out what the Commiecrats have done to them with Obamacide, I believe they will be wiped out for a generation.
Just what they want.
Screw these rat batard democrats! f’ em!
To hell with these damn democrats!
This should disqualify all Democrats running in the 2014 elections. It should be a blood bath.
There should be a mass revolt by state and local governments and individuals to completely stop this travesty in its tracks. Just don’t comply with any of the Obamacare edicts.
They will be told that it is the fault of evil greedy white male Republican fat cat insurance companies, and the Republicans will cower and utter nary a peep.
Business as usual.
It was “passed”, now FLUSH IT!!!
The gov’t workers that are unionized have cadilac plans and pay little out of their own pocket if any. The taxpayers pay the rest.
Good news if true. Boner, McConnell and their merry men will do nothing about Obamacare because they are too busy trying to figure out how to take our guns, get rid of the need for voter fraud by adding 20 million new citizens to the Democrat voter roles, recognize men as the new wife and mother and women as the new husband and father, and shred the rest of our Constitution before the elections.
The Democrats and their lapdogs in much of the media will probably try to blame this on republicans.
Never-forget they are pathologically incapable of accepting responsibility for their own actions no matter how insane the other explication is.
Why,oh why,should all of us be punished with Hussein’s baby?
They already DID pay for “it”.
Some would say they invested wisely, albeit forcibly, via weekly payroll deductions throughout their entire working lives.
I did.I even have all my W2s before and after the Feds split their “take” from SSAN into two parts.
Are you confusing Medicaid with Medicare?
That's OK. Lots of ignorant people do that.
That doesn't mean I think you are stupid, I just know you are horribly ignorant.
Medicare is supposed to pay for elderly health care expenses, via the taxes from years of prepaid workers premiums.
Medicaid is an unfunded federal program, that drains the “funds” of all past, current and future Medicare payers, for political reasons.
All the greedy old people who have pre-paid their medical expenses via taxes for several decades, must now step aside, because the feds spent the money on other people?
Lay down the pipe, and stop smoking whatever it is you use to alter physical reality!
Pelosi falsified data and essentially LIED to Congress to get 0bamacare passed. May she ROT in hell and when she finally does leave this world may her children and grandchildren get ROTTEN health care for the rest of their lives.
And may everyone in the mainstream news media get misdiagnosis, wrong medications, bad surgeries and denied care for their complicity in 0bamacare's passage!
I understand your thinking, and have 40+ years of contributions myself, but the typical Medicare recipient receives about $4 in service for each dollar put in.
It’s truly an unsustainable Ponzi scheme.
Yeah....and Google: Liverpool Pathway Controversy" to get an idea of how it works (or not)
Anyway ...because mooslims are exempt, Obamacare is like a tax on the non - mooslim population.
Would the cost be 4/1 if there was no Medicaid?
I’m sick of people who decide it’s suddenly perfectly fine to raid the accounts of those who paid, for those who don’t.
Impeachment File on B. Hussein Obama.
>>This makes no sense
It makes diabolical sense if the objective is to thin the herd.
“This should disqualify all Democrats running in the 2014 elections. It should be a blood bath.”
It should, but the Republicans are disqualifying themselves with their cave in on amnesty for illegals.
For the 2014 and 2016 elections, just stay home and enjoy the day. It no longer matters who’s in charge.
I suspect that figure will go up in the near future NOT because of the elderly Medicare recipients, but rather those who have flooded the social security disability plan when they could not find a job and their unemployment ran out. They are eligible for medicare after 2 years.
You do realize that medicare part B is subtracted from the retiree's social security check (about $110 monthly now) and we also pay for supplemental plans.
To date, Medicare has paid for one pneumonia shot and three flu shots for me. Total expenditures.
...Just like any old turd.
You have no Medicaid or Medicare account.
The moneys you paid in went either directly to then-current recipients or into the general fund (where it was spent) via a purchase of a special Treasury bond from the Treasury.
The only things guaranteeing your Medicare/Medicaid benefits are:
a) the government’s willingness to raise taxes, borrow money, print money, or reduce benefits; and
b) the public’s willingness to put up with any of that
The people you should be sick of are those politicians who used these Ponzi schemes to play you for a sucker to get re-elected.
Believe me, those who do understand it want single payer.
“The older folks hate Obama and Obamacare”
That’s because we still remember what it used to be like to live in a free country. No more. The USA is now thoroughly a fascist state through and through. I see it in operation every day, and at a personal level, via its impact on me, my friends, and my family.
Yup. Thank God.
Pikes...heads on pikes.
Doesn't seem that long ago that the wall came down, and it was "The End of History." The GOPe set us up for this with Bush and a dem-lite congress, and then we got the knockout punch with the election of a dedicated Marxist.
Pay attention. The cost of Medicare is also going to rise. Problem is, your coverage will be also be paid off the backs of seniors who will have their treatments cut.
Do you FEEL better now?
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