Skip to comments.Thousands attend event on health care law (flu shots, health screening and free groceries)
Posted on 10/13/2013 12:31:18 AM PDT by Cincinatus' WifeEdited on 10/13/2013 6:16:37 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
"..............Bello and her family were among several thousand Houston-area residents who attended an event at Reliant Center on Saturday to learn about their options under the new federal health care law and to get free medical screenings, flu shots and groceries.
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It looks more like "thousands" of orange-shirted guides.
Houston proper has a population of 2.1 million. The Houston metroplex numbers 6.2 million.
I'd say Obamacare is a bust - they can't give it away with groceries, flu shots and free health screenings.
I wonder if they were also registering them to vote [D].
They got balloons too.
Employers push health care savings accounts; consumer groups wary " As millions of working Americans open their employers health care packets this month, many will be encountering a new option: high-deductible plans linked to health savings accounts that come loaded with tax benefits.
Theyre attracting workers who want lower premiums and a tax-free way to save for retirement. But theyre not for everyone, which is why some consumer groups are alarmed by their growing presence in the health care market.
In the last six years, the number of workers covered by these health savings account plans has quadrupled, from 5percent in 2007 to 20percent this year, according to a 2013 Kaiser Family Foundation survey.
More companies are offering them as a choice, and in some cases, theyre the only choice, said Paul Fronstin, director of health research and education for the Employee Benefit Research Institute in Washington, D.C............................................"
Meanwhile, disabled and other veterans pay for their own groceries. What’s wrong with this picture? If anybody deserves help with food, it’s veterans and their immediate families. There is no such program in place and no proposals for one. Please explain that to me.
Not a citizen in the group.
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......"This points to bad management, lack of accountability, and a broken contractor procurement process.".....
I’ll bet I could get lots of people to come listen to me talk about my cats, if I offered them free groceries.
Sort of like the way my kids turn up and pretend to take an interest in me ... when I put a meal on the table ;-).
The candy store is open, come in for some free sh## and healthcare
Thousands attended but many could not sign up.
Strange they don't mention how many actually did sign up.
I noticed one guy mentioned he was there to see if he could get cheaper health insurance!! Well, no wonder no one could “help” with that!
Cannibal TV, aka, Telemundo is going all out for 0bamacare. sickening!
Yep, lots of free stuff will bring out the moochers and leeches every time!
It looks more like "thousands" of orange-shirted guides. Houston proper has a population of 2.1 million. The Houston metroplex numbers 6.2 million. I'd say Obamacare is a bust -- they can't give it away with groceries, flu shots and free health screenings.