Skip to comments.Over 100K New Jersey Residents to Lose Their Affordable Health Plans under Obamacare
Posted on 08/19/2013 10:23:25 AM PDT by grundle
The latest casualty of Obamacare may be a low-cost New Jersey health-care policy. Though President Obama promised if you like your health care plan, youll be able to keep your health care plan, period, that will not be the case for approximately 106,000 New Jersey residents whose plans will disappear under the law.
Known as the basic and essential, or B&E, health-care plans, the policy costs as little as a couple hundred dollars per month and is the choice of 71 percent of New Jersey residents on the individual insurance market. It provides minimum coverage for things such as doctors visits and procedures that dont involve a hospital stay. According to the Newark Star-Ledger, B&E policy holders will, under Obamacare, be left with may be a choice among pricey, pricier and priciest plans.
So what happened to the B&E plans? They dont meet the regulations imposed by the Affordable Care Act because they do not cover services that the law will force every individual health-insurance plan to provide. The Star-Ledger warns that B&E customers who dont qualify for a federal tax credit to purchase insurance can likely expect an three or fourfold increase in the cost of their next plan. According to Rutgers Universitys Center for State Health Policy director Joel Cantor, the monthly plans of $150 for a 25-year-old male or $1,100 for a family with parents in their 40s will easily be three or four times more for a standard policy on the individual market.
Last year, about a quarter of those enrolled in B&E plans were under the age of 24. The plan is also popular among those who retire early and are looking for cheap coverage before they qualify for Medicare.
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Obama supporters will go hysterical over this well sourced list of 252 examples of his lying
They voted for it.
Hey it was a smart move on their part. They were paying 200 a month and under Ocare they won’t pay anything. It’s free!
They sowed it, they can reap it. I just want to tell them not to look to me for any charity or handouts.
I could not care any less about these people anymore.
The people of New Jersey sat on their asses being the smartest people in the room and talking down to people like me when I warned them about Obamacare.
Now I can only laugh and smile. :)
Yep...and Gov Christie Kreme supported it, wholeheartedly.
They voted for Zero so I don’t give a damn about them.
God, why are you people so jealous? They got their healthcare free! Be happy for them! Tell them how envious you are that they hac the foresight to see such a good deal and you didn’t.
New Jersey deserves everything they voted for.................TIMES TWO!..............
You’re right - they did vote for it.
Cue Gomer Pyle...
The Zero supporters won’t read or accept any lists that claim dear leader is a mendacious reprobate. See your list any place but here?
I was told that it was free healthcare by many Democrats and the media. Of course it’s free. You people are just making it all up because your all Racists that can’t stand the fact that you are ruled by the black man now! And no matter what proof you show me I will never believe you.
/Black Pamper Wannabe mode
They are called low information voters.
Who knows, maybe they are smarter than we are? They know the game and the game is — I’ll vote for you if you give me stuff. Actually, that is probably what politics is about anyway and specifically pork. It is the definitely the worst side of politics.
Ha ha & FUNJ Obama voters.