Skip to comments.ObamaCare Bait and Switch: The truth about those rate increases in Oregon and California.
Posted on 06/05/2013 11:56:11 PM PDT by garjog
The conservative analyst Avik Roy consulted current rates on the eHealthInsurance website and discovered that the cheapest ObamaCare plan for a typical 25-year-old man is roughly 64% to 117% more expensive than the five cheapest policies sold today. For a 40 year old, it's 73% to 146%. Stanford economist Dan Kessler adds his observations nearby.
We wouldn't be shocked if California deliberately abused statistics in the hopes that no one would notice that in some cases premiums would more than double. In any case, the turn among the liberals who touted the fake results has been educational.
They now concede that individual costs will rise but claim that it is unfair to compare today's market to ObamaCare because ObamaCare mandates much richer benefits. Another liberal rationalization is that the cost-increasing regulations are meant to help people with pre-existing conditions, so they're worth it.
So they're finally admitting what some of us predicted from the start, but that's also the policy point. Americans are being forced to buy more expensive coverage than what they willingly buy today.
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Didn’t The Won give a speech at the beginning of the ACA mess where he said nothing was going to change about peoples’ health coverage, except their premiums which would be going down?
0v0mit lied?!?!?!!? Gasp!
ZERO lied Healthcare Died. . . .
So where, exactly, is all this extra income required to pay premiums, (taxes, penalties, etc) supposed to come from when most households are already at the limit?
Oh golly gee... it's all worth it since now I can change gender and get all the condoms I want for free!
It’s politicians and their friends guaranteeing their pensions and fat checks coming into them. It’s all about money and power and nothing about actual healthcare.
What bait and switch? The people didn’t want this... They knew what it entailed. It was forced through and is working as planned.
Every time I see a photo of him laughing or something, I always notice that he does these very “limp” things with his hands.
laughing causes the body to relax...and let your true nature come to the surface.