Skip to comments.Thanks Obama for Nasty Increases in Healthcare Premiums
Posted on 10/02/2013 1:42:01 PM PDT by sr4402
Thanks to Obama and the Democrats (read Socialists) my cancer insurance is up 340% and the older I get, it will go up each year (was a fixed amount for everyone regardless of age before).
My families healthcare premium went up 37%, but that's not the worst of it.
Rather than having co-payments, now I have a deductible of $1901 before I see a dime of benefits.
Thanks Obama for screwing my family over. We will let your, so called, Democratic Party (IE Socialist) exactly how we feel at the ballot box and every blog we know.
First question - Did you contact your Senators and Congressman?
I wouldn’t know how much insurance for my family would cost under Obamacare. I spent 45 minutes this morning on the WA state website and it never produced a number. I put in data similar to my family of five and it returned rates for three incorrect types of beneficiaries, crashed twice, and finally told me it couldn’t give me rates and I needed to call.
They’d rather you die and ease the “burden on the system”.
This is their way of doing it.
Isn’t there a website somewhere that chronicles similar stories from other citizens? Simply outrageous what has occurred with this scam.
I just checked on the Obamarama site and my premium here in California will be almost the same, to the penny. So no change.
However in the last two years my premium went up 65-70%.
Will Sheehan: I actually made it through this morning at 8:00 A.M. I have a preexisting condition (Type 1 Diabetes) and my income base was 45K-55K annually I chose tier 2 Silver Plan and my monthly premiums came out to $597.00 with $13,988 yearly deductible!!! There is NO POSSIBLE way that I can afford this so I opt-out and chose to continue along with no insurance.
I received an email tonight at 5:00 P.M. informing me that my fine would be $4,037 and would be attached to my yearly income tax return. Then you make it to the REPERCUSSIONS PORTION for non-payment of yearly fine. First, your drivers license will be suspended until paid, and if you go 24 consecutive months with Non-Payment and you happen to be a home owner, you will have a federal tax lien placed on your home. You can agree to give your bank information so that they can easy Automatically withdraw your penalties weekly, bi-weekly or monthly! This by no means is Free or even Affordable.
Will Sheehan is really becoming famous.
I’d like him to post that email he received rather than quoting it.
The Original Boston Tea Party had the slogan: NO TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION !
Back then in the 1700s the Colonists did not like Tyranny, and eventually went to War to rid themselves of it.
Today, low-information people, and their “Mainstream” Media’s attitude is: Tyranny? Is that like bad or something?
High-information people realize that we have had Tyranny imposed on us by our own NINE SUPREMES when they told us that ANY Administration can force us to buy anything they want us to buy as long as it is called a MANDATORY TAX.
The Obama Administration then decreed that the IRS would gather our personal medical information, administer and collect this MANDATORY TAX from us, and or punish us as they saw fit: WITHOUT CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW.
A simple annual, or quarterly increase in the Insurance Premium is all that is needed to increase taxation by the Obama Administration that is not subject to the Constitutional Advice and Consent of the United States Congress.
To this point in time, the Obama Administration has been successful in depriving us of Representation in Congress while imposing a mandatory insurance tax on us.
The Obama Administration may call it Forced Marketing, but I call it TRYANY !
MANDATORY PURCHASE OF OBAMACARE MEDICAL INSURANCE IS TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION !
MAKE DC LISTEN: TELL YOUR SENATORS, ESPECIALLY THE DEMOCRATS !
State .... Senator .... Party .... Phone
AK Mark Begich D (202) 224-3004
AK Lisa Murkowski R (202) 224-6665
AL Jeff Sessions R (202) 224-4124
AL Richard C. Shelby R (202) 224-5744
AR John Boozman R (202) 224-4843
AR Mark L. Pryor D (202) 224-2353
AZ Jeff Flake R (202) 224-4521
AZ John McCain R (202) 224-2235
CA Barbara Boxer D (202) 224-3553
CA Dianne Feinstein D (202) 224-3841
CO Michael F. Bennet D (202) 224-5852
CO Mark Udall D (202) 224-5941
CT Richard Blumenthal D (202) 224-2823
CT Christopher Murphy D (202) 224-4041
DE Thomas R. Carper D (202) 224-2441
DE Christopher A. Coons D (202) 224-5042
FL Bill Nelson D (202) 224-5274
FL Marco Rubio R (202) 224-3041
GA Saxby Chambliss R (202) 224-3521
GA Johnny Isakson R (202) 224-3643
HI Mazie K. Hirono D (202) 224-6361
HI Brian Schatz D (202) 224-3934
IA Chuck Grassley R (202) 224-3744
IA Tom Harkin D (202) 224-3254
ID Mike Crapo R (202) 224-6142
ID James E. Risch R (202) 224-2752
IL Richard J. Durbin D (202) 224-2152
IL Mark Kirk R (202) 224-2854
IN Daniel Coats R (202) 224-5623
IN Joe Donnelly D (202) 224-4814
KS Jerry Moran R (202) 224-6521
KS Pat Roberts R (202) 224-4774
KY Mitch McConnell R (202) 224-2541
KY Rand Paul R (202) 224-4343
LA Mary L. Landrieu D (202) 224-5824
LA David Vitter R (202) 224-4623
MA Edward Markey D (202) 224-2742
MA Elizabeth Warren D (202) 224-4543
MD Benjamin L. Cardin D (202) 224-4524
MD Barbara A. Mikulski D (202) 224-4654
ME Susan M. Collins R (202) 224-2523
ME Angus S. King I (202) 224-5344
MI Carl Levin D (202) 224-6221
MI Debbie Stabenow D (202) 224-4822
MN Al Franken D (202) 224-5641
MN Amy Klobuchar D (202) 224-3244
MO Roy Blunt R (202) 224-5721
MO Claire McCaskill D (202) 224-6154
MS Thad Cochran R (202) 224-5054
MS Roger F. Wicker R (202) 224-6253
MT Max Baucus D (202) 224-2651
MT Jon Tester D (202) 224-2644
NC Richard Burr R (202) 224-3154
NC Kay R. Hagan D (202) 224-6342
ND Heidi Heitkamp D (202) 224-2043
ND John Hoeven R (202) 224-2551
NE Deb Fischer R (202) 224-6551
NE Mike Johanns R (202) 224-4224
NH Kelly Ayotte R (202) 224-3324
NH Jeanne Shaheen D (202) 224-2841
NJ Jeff Chiesa R (202) 224-3224
NJ Robert Menendez D (202) 224-4744
NM Martin Heinrich D (202) 224-5521
NM Tom Udall D (202) 224-6621
NV Dean Heller R (202) 224-6244
NV Harry Reid D (202) 224-3542
NY Kirsten E. Gillibrand D (202) 224-4451
NY Charles E. Schumer D (202) 224-6542
OH Sherrod Brown D (202) 224-2315
OH Rob Portman R (202) 224-3353
OK Tom Coburn R (202) 224-5754
OK James M. Inhofe R (202) 224-4721
OR Jeff Merkley D (202) 224-3753
OR Ron Wyden D (202) 224-5244
PA Robert P. Casey D (202) 224-6324
PA Patrick J. Toomey R (202) 224-4254
RI Jack Reed D (202) 224-4642
RI Sheldon Whitehouse D (202) 224-2921
SC Lindsey Graham R (202) 224-5972
SC Tim Scott R (202) 224-6121
SD Tim Johnson D (202) 224-5842
SD John Thune R (202) 224-2321
TN Lamar Alexander R (202) 224-4944
TN Bob Corker R (202) 224-3344
TX John Cornyn R (202) 224-2934
UT Orrin G. Hatch R (202) 224-5251
UT Mike Lee R (202) 224-5444
VA Tim Kaine D (202) 224-4024
VA Mark R. Warner D (202) 224-2023
VT Patrick J. Leahy D (202) 224-4242
VT Bernard Sanders I (202) 224-5141
WA Maria Cantwell D (202) 224-3441
WA Patty Murray D (202) 224-2621
WI Tammy Baldwin D (202) 224-5653
WI Ron Johnson R (202) 224-5323
WV Joe Manchin D (202) 224-3954
WV John D. Rockefeller D (202) 224-6472
WY John Barrasso R (202) 224-6441
WY Michael B. Enzi R (202) 224-3424
Don’t you feel much better knowing that somewhere in Los Angeles, a family of illegals will be better taken care of now with your money?
And that the Democrats will prance around and preen themselves on what wonderful people they are that they took your money (which of course your family didn’t need, right?) and gave it to the poor, desrving victims of their choice?
I’d tell you to find a television reporter to vent your story on but we all know that outside of one network, the rest of them will ignore you
We do not like ObamaSCAM, we do not want it Bam the Sham.
We will not sign up as you hope, we do not crave it as if dope, we will not seek it for our ills, we damn not take your red-blue pills,
We do not like ObamaSCAM, we do not like you Bam you Sham.
Id like him to post that email he received rather than quoting it.
And send a copy to every MSM outlet, and dare them to cover it on their
“ O friendly” nightly recap of the joys of the Affordable Care Act
If it’s legitimate, it certainly won’t be the only reply like that.
There should be plenty to pass around.
If OBAMACARE SUBSIDY HEALTH INSURANCE TAX, aka OSHIT, is so popular, then why isnt Mr. Michelle Obama enrolled?
This is enrollment day number TWO, Barry: tick-tock - - -
My current Medicare Advantage plan was listed in the Medicare and You 2014 booklet.
Today, I got a letter from the Insurance company. It said that my plan would not longer be available for 2014.
So much for ‘keeping your existing plan’.
After going through the Medicare website and the booklet, and knowing that my doctor’s clinic will not accept plans from a couple of companies, I am down to about 2 choices — one with an included drug plan and one with out the drug plan, so a separate drug plan would have to be purchased.
Ironically, last year (2012 for 2013) I got a letter from Medicare. It stated that my current insurance was not rated and I should enroll in Plan X. Plan X happened to be from AARP. Soon thereafter, I got a letter from my insurance company stating that they were fully approved to provide their plans.
I thought it curious that Medicare was basically endorsing and almost demanding I change to the AARP plan.
Who says there isn’t collusion with these things?
Don’t know yet. I just got notice yesterday that as of Jan. 1, 2014, my current Blue Cross plan (which I have had for decades) will no longer be available.
I’m going to try some local insurance companies before trying the government site.
I feel extremely uncomfortable divulging personal health information that I am sure will not be secure.
Make sure you call your elected representatives and complain - esp. if they are Democrats.
Who is “Will Sheehan?”
That’s because AARP got Medicare Advantage eliminated in exchange for their support for the ACA. That will allow AARP’s Medicare supplement plan to have less competition.
I guarantee that was because of Soetorocare. My premiums more than doubled since the "Affordable Care Act" was passed, forcing me to switch to a cheaper plan. I'll find out soon what 2014 has in store for me.
I agree wholeheartedly. The smart carriers were looking to hike as soon as they saw this monstrosity on the horizon. In California we have a committee that has to approve rate hikes. Their technique is to say we saved you 26% on a rate hike because it was supposed to go up 100% but we only approved 76%( their math not mine).
Karl Rove was on with Greta last night and said a lot of the rates people are getting are WRONG. Some people lucked out with their employers this yr. with the delayed mandate for employers but in one yr. they will be dumped into exchanges:
Old joke: "You should see what it is WITH representation!"
“”Thats because AARP got Medicare Advantage eliminated in exchange for their support for the ACA. That will allow AARPs Medicare supplement plan to have less competition””
Medicare Advantage has not been eliminated. AARP endorsed obamacare because it put them in the cat bird’s seat to sell more supplemental plans. I would do anything to avoid supporting AARP.
Medicare Advantage plans are still available however it will take some time searching for them and determining if they are going to be written in our individual states.
We received notice from our current Medicare Advantage carrier that the plan we’ve had will not be available for 2014 but I see the same company has comparable coverage in our state so it may not cause as much heartburn as at first glance. Have fingers crossed.