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Study: Average Premiums for Young Women to Increase 193% (Obamacare's War on Women)
Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 23, 2013 | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 10/24/2013 6:23:16 AM PDT by Qbert

Healthy young women will see their premiums rise by an average of almost 200 percent under Obamacare, with increases occurring in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a new study.

Earlier this month, the American Action Forum released an analysis that found the average 30-year-old male nonsmoker would see his premiums rise 260 percent.

Using the same metrics, the organization found that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would be just as harsh on women trying to purchase bronze level plans, the cheapest insurance available in the marketplace.

“All 50 states and the District of Columbia saw insurance rate increases, with 42 of those states experiencing triple digit percentage increases in premiums for the lowest-priced coverage,” the study said. “Pre-ACA premiums for a 30-year-old nonsmoking woman average $74.49 monthly, while post-ACA premiums average $188.72 per month, a $114.23, or 153 percent, increase.”

Overall, states averaged a 193 percent increase in premiums for 30-year-old female nonsmokers.

(Excerpt) Read more at freebeacon.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obamacare; premiums

(Photo: CNN)

1 posted on 10/24/2013 6:23:16 AM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert
"...young women will see their premiums rise by an average of almost 200 percent under Obamacare..."

Probably that free birth control kickin' in.

2 posted on 10/24/2013 6:27:21 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: Qbert

I get sick every time I see these dummies with their “I LOVE MY OBAMACARE” bs.

So it’s the under 30’s that voted for this idiocy. Welcome to your nightmare ass holes! Perhaps now you’ll try and learn something about history and economics?


3 posted on 10/24/2013 6:29:40 AM PDT by albie
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To: Qbert

Getting Fluked by Obamacare.


4 posted on 10/24/2013 6:31:24 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: Qbert

They voted for the increase, so no sympathy here.

The irony of it all is that, once they realize that it isn’t free or cheaper than it was previously, they’ll opt to pay the penalty.

Death spiral...


5 posted on 10/24/2013 6:31:29 AM PDT by randita
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To: Qbert
The problem is that you can't insure things that are almost-guaranteed expenses. You still end up paying (through insurance) and everyone in between profits. Besides that, demand goes up because people who would never bother getting medicines and checkups etc do so because "it's free".

Insurance is supposed to be for somewhat unlikely events that would be devestating if they were to occur. It's supposed to be cheap enough so that it's better to pay the premium than take the risk.

How come I learned this in Economics 101 but people coming up with this stuff are clueless? At the very least, the program should not be mandated. Let people make their own decisions and (I'm sorry) die in the streets if they can't afford the treatment and didn't get the insurance.

It's what we used to call survival of the fittest.

6 posted on 10/24/2013 6:31:37 AM PDT by grania
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To: albie
The empty headed obama drones will be crying the loudest when they see how much free health care costs them. I have no sympathy for idiots who blindly follow corrupt scumbags. It's too bad their stupidity is also hurting millions of good people.
7 posted on 10/24/2013 6:35:40 AM PDT by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: Qbert

The “media” will set about directing them to believe this is Ted Cruz’ fault, especially among the single women, because they could never entertain the idea their surrogate husband Obama could be at fault.


8 posted on 10/24/2013 6:36:03 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: skimbell
"Probably that free birth control kickin' in."

Yep. The young Sandra Fluke followers get a harsh introduction to the real world...

9 posted on 10/24/2013 6:37:01 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: randita

It is now time for everyone to feel the full effects of this law.

Everyone, strap a bomb to your chest! We’re all terrorists now.


10 posted on 10/24/2013 6:43:44 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Ted Cruz remains correct.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

HA! That post is going to keep the entire NSA staff busy for the next five weeks, I’m sure.


11 posted on 10/24/2013 6:44:56 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Qbert

But they get free blood clots , I mean oral contraceptives


12 posted on 10/24/2013 6:44:57 AM PDT by hecht (america 9/11, Israel 24/7)
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To: Qbert

But now they get coverage for mental health and drug addiction.


13 posted on 10/24/2013 6:46:35 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position)
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To: grania

"...Insurance is supposed to be for somewhat unlikely events that would be devestating if they were to occur. It's supposed to be cheap enough so that it's better to pay the premium than take the risk. How come I learned this in Economics 101 but people coming up with this stuff are clueless?

I don't even know if they are required to take Econ 101 anymore (and if they are, who knows what the Marxist professors are really teaching them?). The extent of their economic "knowledge" is basically reading whatever fact-twisted hairball Paul Krugman has coughed up today.

14 posted on 10/24/2013 6:53:39 AM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: hecht

... and more free abortions means more breast cancer.


15 posted on 10/24/2013 6:54:45 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: albie

Actually 29 seems to be the cut off.
People under 30 can actually only choose catastrophic and pay nothing all the while getting free preventive care( I can’t find what that actually means)
They would though have to pay $6250 before they get gov’t care.
but the odds are good for them
Even after age 30 you can make up to 400% of poverty level and still have the taxpayer subsidize you . get subsidized for premiums, copays and even deductible

It is the reat of us who make above 400% of poverty level who will pay out the nose AND pay for the rest’s insurance.

I hope there are enough females who will get hosed by obamacare that they will finally start complaining


16 posted on 10/24/2013 6:55:22 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Qbert

gutterwhore convention?


17 posted on 10/24/2013 6:58:55 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: grania
It's what we used to call survival of the fittest.

"There's a new sheriff in town."


18 posted on 10/24/2013 7:01:18 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: peeps36
They'll just be told by the DNC presstitutes it's Big Insurance fault and they'll be completely satisfied with that.
19 posted on 10/24/2013 7:05:46 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Qbert

think of all the free birf control pills

oh wait weren’t they $8 a month at walmart?


20 posted on 10/24/2013 7:08:27 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Qbert

“I don’t even know if they are required to take Econ 101 anymore...”

Shoot...they can’t even balance a checkbook.

Of course, if I could print money, I’d probably never balance MY checkbook again, either.


21 posted on 10/24/2013 7:27:25 AM PDT by moovova
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To: ScottinVA

...and they will believe it too! So sad!


22 posted on 10/24/2013 7:34:24 AM PDT by gr8eman (Bandying nice with wannabe commies is over! You're either for freedom or you're not!)
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To: RWGinger

I hope everyone who is a Democrat who voted for Obama gets hosed by Obamacare!


23 posted on 10/24/2013 7:38:57 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: BunnySlippers
I hope everyone who is a Democrat who voted for Obama gets hosed by Obamacare!

I feel the same way as you. We somehow want them to regret their decision. Unfortunately, they are so ignorant that they won't even connect Obama to this debacle. The media will see to that. Ultimately, it will be the 'evil' insurance companies, 'greedy' doctors, 'obstructionist' republicans, etc., that will be blamed for ruining a perfectly good program. Obama himself will lead the charge. It will be the ultimate example of the "Limbaugh Theorum".

24 posted on 10/24/2013 8:13:55 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: BunnySlippers

The choice was to either get hosed by ObamaCare or hosed by RomneyCare.


25 posted on 10/24/2013 8:14:48 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Romney said Obamacare was a state issue that the federal government was to stay out of. I believe him.

It was never a threat from Romney. I wish he had won. We would be way off.

You anti-Romney people are getting tiresome.


26 posted on 10/24/2013 11:56:33 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Right Brother

Yes, “because Republicans tried to de-fund Obamacare, the website now does work at all”.


27 posted on 10/24/2013 11:57:43 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: TurboZamboni
I'm sure the rats and their dirty friends in the media will blame republicans and insurance companies for the obamacare disaster. The true believing morons will buy that lie but hopefully a lot of other people won't. I'm hoping that obamacare is hated so much that it crushes the dork and his corrupt political party.
28 posted on 10/24/2013 12:05:56 PM PDT by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: UCANSEE2

possibly, but not conclusive


29 posted on 10/24/2013 3:35:46 PM PDT by hecht (america 9/11, Israel 24/7)
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To: RWGinger

the “poverty level” is a bullshit relativistic term


30 posted on 10/24/2013 3:37:19 PM PDT by hecht (america 9/11, Israel 24/7)
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To: hecht

the “poverty level” is a bullshit relativistic term
It surely is
and is only used to get more people getting OUR money


31 posted on 10/24/2013 5:44:25 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: hecht
possibly, but not conclusive

Hard to come to a scientific conclusion when no one bothers to even do a study on it.

32 posted on 10/25/2013 8:28:25 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2

Angie Lanfranchi


33 posted on 10/25/2013 11:04:25 AM PDT by hecht (america 9/11, Israel 24/7)
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