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Obamacare bad now, but it will be far worse later
Las Vegas Review ^ | July 3, 2014 | By STEPHEN PARENTE

Posted on 07/05/2014 12:22:24 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee

Nevada, buckle up. Over the next few months, you’ll learn how much your health insurance premiums will go up for next year. The early evidence isn’t good — the percentage increase could be in double digits.

But that’s nothing compared with what you’ll face in 2017. In May, I released a comprehensive study showing how the Affordable Care Act will likely play out over the next few years. The diagnosis isn’t good.

First, the short version. In two years, the ACA’s structural problems will lead to substantial premium increases. Once that happens, Nevadans will likely leave the insurance market in droves. They’ll have little choice — they won’t be able to afford health insurance because federal subsidies won’t keep up with the rapid price increases. Within a decade, this could swell the ranks of the uninsured by nearly 11 percent.

This isn’t baseless speculation. I reached this conclusion by using a peer-reviewed economic model published in several health journals. It was funded by both private and government sources, including the Department of Health and Human Services, and has been cited by multiple Supreme Court justices in ACA-related rulings.

But why won’t this happen until 2017? Because that’s the year when the Affordable Care Act goes into full effect and certain temporary provisions begin to sunset. The changes will affect all plans sold for 2017 and beyond.

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


TOPICS: Editorial
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; 2017; exchanges; nevada; obamacarepremiums

1 posted on 07/05/2014 12:22:24 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
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To: Brad from Tennessee

This gets to the kernel of why I have been saying since his re-election that we will not survive his presidency.


2 posted on 07/05/2014 12:37:14 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Brad from Tennessee

A huge (and expensive) federal bureaucracy will be required to implement the Affordable Care and Patient Privacy act.
Furthermore, the IRS will metastasize to enforce it.
Finally, a large portion of our population will be so heavily subsidized that before too very long the wagon will grind to a halt as healthcare providers go unpaid unless the working classes are further taxed to pay for it.

It will be neither affordable or protective of our privacy; to the contrary, the cost will be prohibitive, the care substandard by standards today and your medical history will be public property.

As Nanzi pointed out, now we’re finding out what’s in it. To the GOP’s credit, not a single Republican senator voted for it.
The gay military, this act—so many things await correction if the GOP doesn’t go stupid on us.


3 posted on 07/05/2014 12:38:48 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: cuban leaf

Some people seem to be bent on outdoing the others in the doom and gloom category.

Times of trial, grief, and misery are when the Lord can really shine. IF the people are willing to invite Him back into their lives.

Satan himself is but a runt in God’s sight. How much more so Barack Obama.


4 posted on 07/05/2014 12:39:02 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

REVOKE THE OBAMACARE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
or
REVOKE THE IDIOTS THAT VOTED FOR IT !


It's a time bomb that explodes in 2017;
and by that time it will be too late !
The author was Rahm Emmanuel's brother - that says it all !!


5 posted on 07/05/2014 12:39:16 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

The Democrats were hoping that the GOP would “make Obamacare reasonable.”

The GOP didn’t. They let the Democrats have their own folly all to themselves.

Now, Barack Obama is busy blowing on the fuse trying to hold the spark back.

I see an excellent possibility for both the “idiots” and the law to be gone from the scene in a few years, if we do not give in to despair and if we call on the Lord with all our might, confessing that no we cannot fix our problem with worldly means but yes He can fix it by divine means.


6 posted on 07/05/2014 12:43:12 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: cuban leaf
Sounds like a perfect time bomb. If open borders and mass human wave invasions don't get us, O’care will.
7 posted on 07/05/2014 12:44:18 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: tumblindice
“The gay military, this act—so many things await correction if the GOP doesn’t go stupid on us.”

***

The Republican Party has already gone stupid. In fact, the GOP is collaborating with the liberal socialist Democrats to bring about this nation's demise.

8 posted on 07/05/2014 12:45:27 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: tumblindice

“As Nanzi pointed out, now we’re finding out what’s in it. To the GOP’s credit, not a single Republican senator voted for it.”

I found that utterly astonishing as we had the likes of Olympia Snow and a few others whose names now escape me. I’d have expected McCain to vote for it as well. I wish I knew the backstory of how they kept those RINOS in tow.


9 posted on 07/05/2014 12:46:29 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Gen.Blather

Cloward-Piven. No more. No less.


10 posted on 07/05/2014 12:53:18 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Once a politician has determined to do anything to keep his seat, he no longer deserves it.)
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To: cuban leaf
This gets to the kernel of why I have been saying since his re-election that we will not survive his presidency.

And this is why I tried hard to convince that we had to vote in 2012 for the lesser of the two evils. Romney does not and did not then believe that the Federal Government must run health care. He would have voted Obamacare out. Romney was a Constitutional conservative, believe it or not. So how is this King Obama working out now?

11 posted on 07/05/2014 12:54:44 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Brad from Tennessee

People of Las Vegas voted for it.

Now they can all kiss my ass.


12 posted on 07/05/2014 12:54:55 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: tumblindice

So, now none of the original promises were ever kept.

The number of uninsured is now HIGHER than it was before the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010” scheme was instituted, the cost of insurance on a per-individual is now much higher (because of unneeded and unwanted “mandates” put in the regulations, not in the original law as written), AND DOCTORS AND OTHER MEDICAL SERVICE SUPPLIERS ARE NOW EFFECTIVELY EXCLUDED FROM PARTICIPATION. The last emphasis is intentional. Only the “approved” practitioners and the “approved” courses of treatment will be allowed, the other doctors and medical services professionals shall have long since departed from the scene, either through leaving the profession, or relocating to a more favorable climate.

Depend on it, the GOP-E will go stupid on this whole agenda.


13 posted on 07/05/2014 12:56:25 PM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

“Cloward-Piven. No more. No less.”

When Clinton signed the reduction in welfare he invited Cloward and Piven and they stood behind him. It was a signal to the radicals that this was only temporary.


14 posted on 07/05/2014 12:56:30 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: tumblindice
not a single Republican senator voted for it.

Obama Care is now DEMOCRAT CARE

15 posted on 07/05/2014 12:57:25 PM PDT by Mark (Obama Care is now DEMOCRAT CARE)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
HiTech RedNeck:" I see an excellent possibility for both the “idiots” and the law to be gone from the scene in a few years,.."

Yes , but we have to have the idiots who voted for it to own it
but they will remain elusive, and lie like Cantor to the bitter end , until we pin their lies to them !!
When they lie ,.. we need to pin them to their legislation !
When they lie , show the vote and call them out !!

16 posted on 07/05/2014 1:36:52 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: Graybeard58

Book marked


17 posted on 07/05/2014 3:09:09 PM PDT by Graybeard58 ( What? came the word of God out from you? or came it unto you only? 1 Cor. 13, V.36)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

My employer has me insured automatically. Then they send me a mail telling me I need my tetanus shots. I had them in the army... but go figure... the burden of proof is on me now?


18 posted on 07/05/2014 3:09:38 PM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: tumblindice
so many things await correction if the GOP doesn’t go stupid on us.

Too late, the GOP went stupid the day Reagan left office.

What passes for the GOP nowadays is more liberal and far more wasteful of taxpayer's money than the Dim party was back in Truman's day. And yes I was there back then, not old enough to vote but fascinated with politics and gooberment just the same.

19 posted on 07/05/2014 3:24:16 PM PDT by epow (We reap what we sow, what's growing in your garden?)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Insurance companies will no longer have access to the ACA’s “re-insurance” and “risk corridor” programs. ... When these two programs end, the insurance industry won’t have access to taxpayer money. ...

The data predict that the average 2017 premiums for a bronze family plan may jump from $8,810 to $12,861 — an increase of 46 percent.

The increased premium renewal notices would hit before the 2016 election, not good for the Democrats.

It may be harder for Obama to delay this until after the 2016 election, since it involves appropriated money.

No that he won't try. Given the regime's record of getting away with lawlessness, he well could accomplish it.

20 posted on 07/05/2014 4:24:20 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Logical me

You were right.


21 posted on 07/05/2014 4:25:35 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: epow

The hits to liberty are cumulative, so the general trend is toward tyranny.


22 posted on 07/05/2014 4:27:37 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Logical me
Romney was a Constitutional conservative, believe it or not.

Romney is a deceived MORMON who cannot tell his chosen religion is a heresy. Believe it.

23 posted on 07/06/2014 5:35:28 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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