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ObamaCare wipes out health care plans in Alabama, New Jersey
http://www.humanevents.com ^ | october 11, 2013 | John Hayward

Posted on 10/11/2013 3:42:42 PM PDT by lowbridge

Earlier this week, bad news arrived in mailboxes across New Jersey, as people discovered their health-insurance plans had been wiped out by ObamaCare. Plans that didn’t measure up to the mandates imposed by the Affordable Care Act were being canceled, despite President Obama’s infamous vow that “if you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period. No one will take it away, no matter what.”

How many folks in New Jersey were affected by this latest failure of Obama’s campaign promises? Oh, only about eight hundred thousand or so. The Star-Ledger reports this development “surprised some who were unaware that provisions in the new law known as ‘Obamacare’ were forcing insurance companies to scrap some plans they had previously offered.”

Big Government plus low-information voters equals wacky hijinks! Some are optimistic that satisfactory new plans will be developed to replace the attractive coverage they lost. Others are sounding a bit grumpy:

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Alabama; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: alabama; healthcare; newjersey; obamacare

1 posted on 10/11/2013 3:42:42 PM PDT by lowbridge
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2 posted on 10/11/2013 3:45:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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3 posted on 10/11/2013 3:47:39 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: lowbridge

Unexpected!


4 posted on 10/11/2013 3:50:01 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: lowbridge

Well heck who needs health insurance anyway? Just show up at the ER whenever you need something. Illegal aliens do it all the time.


5 posted on 10/11/2013 3:50:19 PM PDT by Argus
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To: lowbridge

“Eat your peas”.


6 posted on 10/11/2013 3:50:43 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: lowbridge

I don’t feel sorry for those in NJ. They voted for the a$$ hole.


7 posted on 10/11/2013 3:54:08 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: lowbridge

I’m thinking there may be an unintended benefit in this disaster. If enough doctors fire their insurance staff and go cash then for the first time since WWII we’ll have actual competition and price pressure.

It will be cheaper to pay cash instead of getting “insurance” and the service will be better. (I was one of those “the glass is half full” types. Then I realized the glass had been over-sized for the job.)


8 posted on 10/11/2013 3:55:02 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: lowbridge

What’s Christie think about that?


9 posted on 10/11/2013 3:55:34 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: lowbridge

All your base are belong to us.


10 posted on 10/11/2013 4:02:07 PM PDT by Darth Dan
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To: Gen.Blather

You are right in your equation as it stands. Now add in hospitalization.


11 posted on 10/11/2013 4:20:28 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: lowbridge
How many folks in New Jersey were affected by this latest failure of Obama’s campaign promises? Oh, only about eight hundred thousand or so.

800,000.

Nice!

But I suppose the thrill is gone...

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12 posted on 10/11/2013 4:26:54 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Jemian

Bama ping.


13 posted on 10/11/2013 4:31:16 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: TLI

“Bend over and spread them Chris and squeal like a pig .... it gives me a thrill when I hit those fat crackas”.


14 posted on 10/11/2013 4:46:13 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (When His Arrogance talks out of his a$$, Harry Reid's lips move.)
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To: Mamzelle

“You are right in your equation as it stands. Now add in hospitalization.”

Traditional hospitals are so regulated that they will never be cost competitive. They can’t play that game. But surgery clinics can and do. The several times I’ve been to them they cost only a fraction of what the hospital charged. The problem is you can’t STAY in one. It’s in and out only. But that might change in time.


15 posted on 10/11/2013 4:53:24 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Gen.Blather

I have been wondering if the Indians can build hospitals on tribal land...the heck with casinos - medical will be where the money’s at.


16 posted on 10/11/2013 5:19:45 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Didja hear the one about the 3 Senators who went to sign up for Obamacare? Yeah, me neither.)
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To: lowbridge

Why cant he be sued for fraud. If any other person went on tv and promised something and it didnt deliver, word for word what they promised they can be sued for fraud!


17 posted on 10/11/2013 5:44:43 PM PDT by annelizly
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To: lowbridge

sit down for this folks....

I am in NJ..when I explained this fact to a Lib friend..he calmly explained to me the reason for this is not because of Obamacare but of Gov Christie’s failed leadership as governor
chasing the insurance companies away!


18 posted on 10/11/2013 6:10:56 PM PDT by OL Hickory (Jesus and the American soldier-1 died for your soul/1 died for your freedom)
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To: lowbridge

sit down for this folks....

I am in NJ..when I explained this fact to a Lib friend..he calmly explained to me the reason for this is not because of Obamacare but of Gov Christie’s failed leadership as governor
chasing the insurance companies away!


19 posted on 10/11/2013 6:11:14 PM PDT by OL Hickory (Jesus and the American soldier-1 died for your soul/1 died for your freedom)
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To: lowbridge
How many folks in New Jersey were affected by this latest failure of Obama’s campaign promises? Oh, only about eight hundred thousand or so.

Y'all be sure to vote Democrat next month.

20 posted on 10/11/2013 6:44:14 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Right Wing Yahoos taking Over the GOP --YAHOO!)
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To: lowbridge
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21 posted on 10/11/2013 6:47:47 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: OL Hickory

That’s why I don’t have any liberal friends. How can you even carry on a conversation with these halfwits?


22 posted on 10/11/2013 6:53:15 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: Mygirlsmom

That is an outstanding idea. Medical tourism and you don’t have to leave the States.


23 posted on 10/11/2013 7:03:25 PM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: babygene

“I don’t feel sorry for those in NJ. They voted for the a$$ hole.”

I hope the word spreads in the next few days here in NJ; can’t hurt Lonegan’s campaign against Booker.


24 posted on 10/11/2013 8:08:39 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: 1035rep

“That’s why I don’t have any liberal friends. How can you even carry on a conversation with these halfwits?”

I don’t, either; the ones that weren’t halfwits were sucking money out of my pockets (and my children’s mouths) with government jobs. It is impossible for people in the private sector (who are now competing with Asian collies for their jobs) to deal with gubmint workers.


25 posted on 10/11/2013 8:10:30 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: JLS; bamahead; EdReform; saleman; Southack; kosciusko51; Bryan24; blam; Jemian; alancarp; ...

Ping to the list! If anyone wants on or off the list, let me know and I’ll eventually get around toit!

Thanks, Bamahead, for the alert. I was off de-stressing from a most upsetting work week. I went to a spa here and got a deep conditioning treatment for my hair and a complete tip-to-toe massage. <$27!

I have coverage with Aetna via my employer whose address is in FL. My residence is in The Loveliest Village. I am physically next to the jungle in Papua, Indonesia. I do not know how this may affect me. At present, I do not care (although I should).


26 posted on 10/11/2013 9:39:27 PM PDT by Jemian (War Eagle!)
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To: Mygirlsmom

“I have been wondering if the Indians can build hospitals on tribal land...the heck with casinos - medical will be where the money’s at.”

That is a brilliant idea. It solves the problem of states and the federal government taking doctor’s licenses. Those doctors who won’t accept insurance and who practice for cash will likely lose their license. There is already legislation planned in Massachusetts to pull the license of any doctor who won’t accept Romneycare.

If the Indians can open tobacco outlets anywhere then they should be able to open hospitals anywhere. Doctors would be on indian land and therefore not in the United States. So they could practice there.


27 posted on 10/12/2013 2:38:28 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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>> Earlier this week, bad news arrived in mailboxes across New Jersey, as people discovered their health-insurance plans had been wiped out by ObamaCare

That sucks... (cough)


28 posted on 10/12/2013 2:40:05 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Jemian

I had an awful week too :( Glad you got to treat yourself to a relaxation bonanza!


29 posted on 10/12/2013 5:52:08 AM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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