Skip to comments.20 million more Americans could lose insurance
Posted on 02/23/2014 4:26:19 PM PST by Libloather
Much like individual policyholders last year, small group plan holders are discovering their plans dont qualify for being grandfathered, despite the famed assurance that if they liked their plans they could keep them.
If you had your plan prior to March 2010 when Obamacare became law, it was supposed to be grandfathered in. You were supposed to keep it, but the Department of Labor came out with these grandfather regulations. Its almost like telling a guy you can keep walking on the beach as long as you dont get any sand on your feet. Its almost impossible not to violate, said National Center for Public Policy Research health-care analyst Dr. David Hogberg.
If one of your co-pays goes up $10 over one year, your plan is no longer grandfathered. If the co-insurance you pay for a procedure was at 15 percent and they moved it up to 16 percent, it is no longer grandfathered, he said.
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I’m SHOCKED ! I tell you.........SHOCKED!
Whoever could have anticipated THIS???
I’m SHOCKED AND AMAZED! Leftist re-engineering gone Kerploof? Never!
(and, now that’s in the news, Obama must be aware of this latest turn of events.)
So, what’s the current Obamacare body count?
... there .... now it doesn't sound so negative does it.
And their jobs
Glad you liked it. I thought it most appropriate.
If only what Ophonybama and his LIEberal/Socialist/Marxist/Fascist thugs are doing to us WAS ONLY a game!
The way I see it, Obama made it illegal to offer a policy that did not cover everything that his did. So my ex's policy became illegal because it wasn't "good" enough.
I wondered why all these insurance companies did not see this coming and fight it. Why would they be willing to lose all this money by canceled policies which means no more premiums? Then I realized that they are the same companies on the exchanges, only charging MORE than they did before, hence their silence.
Do I have this right?
Fed Register/Vol. 75, No. 116/Thu, June 17, 2010/ 34553 (10s of millions will lose empl insurance)
There are no rules as long as the Gestapo Obamanation continues to intimidate the doormat Congressional RINOs.
Yes, I rather thought so.
A more than adequate description of everything that has transpired in Washington, DC since January, 2008, wouldn’t you say?
The Plan is working great.
Not only that, but Obamacare guarantees they win even if they lose (if the insurance companies are having trouble collecting premiums, or not enough people sign up, or they have to pay out too much in claims due to sick policyholders, the "risk corridor" provision ensures the taxpayers will bail them out). No need to feel sorry for the insurance companies. They got exactly what they wanted.
Repeat after me:
Obamacare was never meant to help the little guy.
You can blame the insurance companies for this mess. That’s what Obama and our politicians want you to do.
I think the insurance companies saw plan A and plan B. Plan B was single-payer, and their entire empire would dissolve with it. Same with HMOs, hospitals, drug companies, etc. So, stick with loser plan A.
So, here’s the entire game...come July...there’s going to be the next release of rates for the new year of 2015. With so few signed up....the general expectation is the rate will go up by twenty percent or more.
Your peers, neighbors and friends...are fairly hostile now with the high deductible ($5k to $7k) and the monthly insurance cost of $700-$1200. Figure another $150 a month minimum for 2015.
How many folks will add this up and realize that they are contributing $14,000 a year between the deductible and monthly cost? I’d take a guess that ten million with insurance this year....will leave by 1 January 2015 because of the incredible rate issue.
But wait....the avalanche isn’t over...that group will trigger the July 2015 rate examination....to go up another $150 for January of 2016. So, there’s probably another ten to fifteen million who will quit then.
By the end of the President’s eight years...there will be twice as many without health insurance....as the day he walked into office, and our media will stand there....wondering what this whole gimmick was about and how to explain that we need to FIX the whole thing over again.
You will sit there and ask yourself...with all the gimmicks of Fix version 1.....what will be the deal for health care fix version 2? Yes, the real game has yet to start....that’s the sad part about this story.
“..and demand single payer.”
I’ll take it to the final step. It isn’t about the government controlling health insurance - it’s about them controlling Health CARE.