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Oregon Mother: I Canít Afford Obamacare For Myself, 1-Year-Old Son (former "cheerleader")
CBS Seattle ^ | 1/2/2013 | CBS Seattle

Posted on 01/03/2014 8:57:34 PM PST by logi_cal869

PORTLAND, Ore. (CBS Seattle/AP) — One Oregon mother says that she is unable to afford health insurance for her and her 18-month-old son because it’s too expensive.

The woman — who wishes to remain anonymous — tells KOIN-TV that she originally championed President Barack Obama’s signature health care law because she thought it would help people in her situation.

“I’ve been a cheerleader for the Affordable Care Act since I heard about it and I assumed that it was designed for people in my situation,” she told KOIN. “I was planning on using the Affordable Care Act and I had done the online calculator in advance to make sure I was going to be able to afford it.”

Her husband works for a non-profit organization that pays for his health care, but the couple is unable to afford to have her and their son covered under his plan. And she’s been told their combined income is too much to qualify for a subsidized health care plan under Cover Oregon.

“It wasn’t until I started the process and got an agent that I started hearing from them I wasn’t going to qualify for subsidies because I qualify on my husband’s insurance,” she told KOIN.

(Excerpt) Read more at seattle.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obamacare; oregon
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I have no comment, other than to repeat my mantra, "No delaying ACA; it MUST stick to dems like coagulating blood."
1 posted on 01/03/2014 8:57:35 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: logi_cal869

What my free government goodies aren’t free!?


2 posted on 01/03/2014 8:59:28 PM PST by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: logi_cal869

It is always nice to see a liberal run over by the train we saw coming 3 years ago.


3 posted on 01/03/2014 8:59:43 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: logi_cal869

Healthcare was more affordable before the affordable healthcare act. There was also a lot less paperwork before the Paperwork Reduction Act.


4 posted on 01/03/2014 9:00:47 PM PST by Cementjungle
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3107531/posts
5 posted on 01/03/2014 9:01:09 PM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: logi_cal869

Just your typical uninformed demorat.Too bad sweetheart.


6 posted on 01/03/2014 9:03:32 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: logi_cal869

You wanted it, you got it. Now suck it up, beyotch.


7 posted on 01/03/2014 9:07:09 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: logi_cal869

Typical Commie, loves freebies til they find out THEY have to pay for it too..sorry sweetheart, be a good girl, eat your peas, and pay up


8 posted on 01/03/2014 9:12:05 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Hoodat

Ya know, I searched ‘obamacare’ and that post didn’t come up.

Maddening...


9 posted on 01/03/2014 9:12:40 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: Cementjungle

“Healthcare was more affordable before the affordable healthcare act.”

Perfect bumpersticker or outgoing mail stamp.


10 posted on 01/03/2014 9:14:01 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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“I’ve been a cheerleader for the Affordable Care Act since I heard about it and I assumed that it was designed for people in my situation,”

Oh it's designed for people in your situation alright.

You make to much to warrant a subsidy, but you don't buy insurance. And therefore you are a risk to the rest of us. If you need emergency care, the provider is going to have to provide it. And other health care buyers (us) will have to foot the bill.

So now, thanks to the democrats, you are required to buy an insurance policy and will pay increasingly steep penalties if you do not.

What's more, your options have been limited. You have to buy a Cadillac version. The rats had to support all the causes that could be supported with healthcare. So you get to pay for abortions and contraception.

Of course your deductibles are huge, but that's okay, the provider will now get paid the majority of their costs if you have catastrophic illness. While the credit agencies work to extract the other $5k or so from you.

No more freeloading for you!!

11 posted on 01/03/2014 9:15:16 PM PST by DannyTN (A>)
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Healthcare was more affordable before the affordable healthcare act. There was also a lot less paperwork before the Paperwork Reduction Act.

and more privacy before HIPAA.
12 posted on 01/03/2014 9:16:19 PM PST by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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13 posted on 01/03/2014 9:16:42 PM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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I'll bet the family could afford coverage through the husband's plan. She was counting on getting her and the kid's health care for free.

Tough luck, sista! Do what the rest of us do — scrimp, save and do without.

15 posted on 01/03/2014 9:16:59 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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Her husband works for a non-profit organization that pays for his health care, but the couple is unable to afford to have her and their son covered under his plan. And she’s been told their combined income is too much to qualify for a subsidized health care plan under Cover Oregon.

There is a solution ... get a divorce.

16 posted on 01/03/2014 9:20:38 PM PST by NYer ("The wise man is the one who can save his soul. - St. Nimatullah Al-Hardini)
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That’s basically it. She was hoping for “free” stuff (at other people’s expense of course). She only balked when she found out she wasn’t going to get her insurance purchased with OPM (Other People’s Money).


17 posted on 01/03/2014 9:21:26 PM PST by CitizenUSA (Sodomy and abortion. The only constitutional rights protected by Democrats.)
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I watch in amusement as the LIB idiot chokes on it.


18 posted on 01/03/2014 9:26:48 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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Poor kid…so SORRY your MOM is so STUPID…but them’s the breaks.


19 posted on 01/03/2014 9:29:19 PM PST by Mamzelle
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I was for it until I found out I had to pay for it...

Liberals are very generous with other people's money.

20 posted on 01/03/2014 9:36:11 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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