Skip to comments.Even Obama seems to be losing faith in Obamacare
Posted on 03/07/2014 10:17:41 AM PST by NormsRevenge
If youd like the government to change something about Obamacare, give the White House a ring. Theyre in a flexible mood.
President Obama this week approved yet another delay to provisions in the Affordable Care Act, giving insurers until 2016 to sell a type of insurance policy thats supposed to be banned under the health-reform law. The ban, which was supposed to begin this year, would prevent insurers from selling bare-bones plans that might be affordable but dont abide by 10 essential service rules required under the new law.
When insurers began canceling such coverage last year, however, several million Americans were forced off plans they had chosen, with most alternatives being more expensive. That undermined Obamas frequent claim that if you like your health insurance, you can keep it, and turned into one of the most controversial elements of a law that hardly lacks detractors.
In November, Obama announced a one-year delay in the ban on substandard plans, as he used to call them. Now, extending the delay to 2016 will provide consumers with choices so they can decide what is best, the government says. Yet these limbo plans temporarily allowed but bound to vanish at some point defy the whole intent of Obamacare, as if the president is losing faith in his own plan. This is a political move to minimize the impact of this as an argument against Democratic candidates, says Sean Nicholson, a management professor at Cornell University.
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Talk about unintended consequences..
or are they?
The narcissistic pig is also an idiot.
What part of the law is required to be followed? That might be easier to ascertain. In fact, how about nobody follow the law and wait for the IRS to try and tell you what you did wrong.
There is no law. It’s just paper and faith after simple words and whims can contort it into whatever it is suppose to be now.
Right becasue it’s not full government takeover of the whole medical industry - this is the goal. He and the Leftists would like Obamacare to fail so they can do what Socialist demagogues do best when government fails: demand MORE GOVERNMENT - in this case, FULL GOVERNMENT TAKE OVER.
THERE'S your clarion call for repeal.
EVEN OBAMA DOESN'T CARE WHETHER IT'S ENACTED OR NOT !!!
How can a plan be “sub-standard” if it’s what the individual wants? My husband and I had planned on taking out a catastrophic health insurance policy once we retire. We don’t need all the wings/dings of what Obamacare is shoving at everyone. Now I suppose we will never have that option.
The only health the 20-above-par POTUS cares about is his own!
If you liked Obamacare, you’ll love single payer!
And you can keep it.
Is it just me or does Obama seem more nutty than normal.
Obamacare.. “IT’S THE LAW”. Unless of course it causes people to vote for Republicans, THEN it’s time to delay it!
As if Obama cares Obamacare works or not. Now that this much power is in the hands of his merry band of statist thugs he couldn’t care less if it works. It WILL lead to single payer. It WILL lead to massive corruption and WILL be a huge tool of political destruction. “Mr. Panic, I see you want to run for Senate, It’d be a shame if Mrs. Panic was to know about that unfortunate rash you had treated.”
Just pure coincidence that all medical records are to be reported to a federal database and doctors are more and more asking about firearms ownership...
ObamaCare was designed to be merely a weigh station on the way to Single Payer.
Smoke and mirrors from the start and now also into the future. Meanwhile they destroyed the U.S. health care system and have replaced it with nothing. The entire law, all of its pages, need to be repealed.
There’s always another election two years down the road. Using Barky’s pattern here the mandate will never be implemented because it will spell trouble for Dems in the next cycle.
EVEN OBAMA DOESN’T CARE WHETHER IT’S ENACTED OR NOT !!!
He’s already destroyed the system that was in place. Chaos resulted. His work is done.
He cares. He wants it enacted AFTER the elections. Obamacare’s a powerful totalitarian freak bit of trash... holds people health in the control of corrupt democrats. Trust me, they want that - they just don’t want to pay for their little horror at the ballot box.
You’re right, they don’t care who this hurts - never did. Look at Ezekiel Emmanuel’s policies - according to him there is a time when you just have to get off the planet because you’re not worth staying alive. And of course that means us peons...not the likes of him.
These arrogant sob’s have a God complex. Masters of the Universe. We’d all have been better off if they just went to Wall Street and stayed out of D.C.
This is all part of the plan to destroy the private health insurance industry and force us all onto a single payer system. Out of chaos comes order.
If it isn’t free, no one wants it.
I believe his and the democrats’ plan is to try to keep this law into effect until after he leaves the White House. Then the next president can be blamed for destroying Obama’s signature legislation.
I know that ,,, the pubbies need to hammer the obvious point of someone who demanded it HAD to be done or else, and that same someone obviously doesn’t think it’s THAT important.