Skip to comments.A Race to the Insurance Company To Secure Coverage After Obamacare Fails
Posted on 12/23/2013 3:44:08 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Obviously, we screwed it up.
President Barack Obama, December 20, 2013, discussing health care reform in response to a question at a year-end press conference.
This column needs to be finished quickly so I can drive over to the headquarters of a local health insurance company with a premium check and copies of three proofs of state residency.
I tried to use the ObamaCare exchange in my state, I really did. I probably spent about seven hours on the site in four or five sessions over the past few months.
Theoretically, Im the sort of person who might benefit from the program. I dont work for a big company that provides health insurance for its employees. We had been getting our family health insurance by paying for a cobra policy that extended the benefits my wife had gotten from her former job, but that has an 18-month time limit.
So we need new health insurance for our family effective January 1, 2014. A modest health reform might extend that 18-month time limit to, say, four years, but the drafters of ObamaCare were not interested in modest reforms.
In the past, I had bought health insurance through the Authors Guild. But because ObamaCare outlawed individual policies of the sort that had been available through the Guild, that is no longer an option. A modest health reform might have encouraged the purchasing or provision of health insurance through voluntary professional associations such as the Authors Guild, but the drafters of ObamaCare were not interested in modest reforms.
I live in Massachusetts, a state that had, under Governor Romney, pioneered the individual mandate and universal coverage that are at the center of ObamaCare. Youd think theyd have a functioning Web site for health insurance. They did, a year or so ago....
(Excerpt) Read more at nysun.com ...
linky no worky.
I wonder how many of these good liberal users of the kenyacare site are going to lose their bank accounts to hackers. If the hackers are intelligent they will wait for a few months before they clean out the accounts and supermax everyone’s credit cards.