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Do the Math: Obamacare Won't Change the Number of Uninsured
Huffington Post (!) ^

Posted on 07/06/2014 12:08:45 PM PDT by TigerClaws

The numbers for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), despite its good intentions, do not add up. I'm talking about the number of Americans who will actually have health insurance now that the ACA, also known as Obamacare, is in effect, as compared to the number who won't be covered due to cancellations.

We were led to believe that the Affordable Care Act will take care of 47 million uninsured Americans when it comes to their healthcare. According to the 2010 projections by the Centers for Medicine and Medicaid Services (CMS), 14 million Americans will enroll in 2014 in the new Health Insurance Exchanges. That would still leave 33 million Americans uninsured by the end of this year.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obama; obamacare
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1 posted on 07/06/2014 12:08:45 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

How did this article make it on to HuffPo?


2 posted on 07/06/2014 12:11:30 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: TigerClaws

I disagree with the headline. I’m pretty sure 0bamaCare will create more uninsured.


3 posted on 07/06/2014 12:13:55 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: TigerClaws

But, but HE promised !


4 posted on 07/06/2014 12:16:33 PM PDT by llevrok (Straight. Since 1950.)
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To: PGR88
How did this article make it on to HuffPo?

That is the same thing that I was wondering. Is this signaling that even HuffPo is turning on our Illegal Alien and Chief? If so I think that things must be looking much worse for the Dims at the midterms than we have been led to believe.

5 posted on 07/06/2014 12:18:57 PM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: TigerClaws

Comments are closed on huffpo. Of course they are.


6 posted on 07/06/2014 12:19:39 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: TigerClaws

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7 posted on 07/06/2014 12:22:13 PM PDT by Pajamajan ( Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.??)
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To: TigerClaws

Nothing to do with healthcare and everything to do with controling the peasants from cradle to early grave.


8 posted on 07/06/2014 12:23:25 PM PDT by peyton randolph (Show me the man and I will find the crime. - Lavrenti Beria)
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To: TigerClaws

They’re just a little late to the dance.


9 posted on 07/06/2014 12:24:22 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: TigerClaws

It seems that only the Left and Conservatives understood the intent of Obamacare. Oops, neglected to mention the sellouts in the insurance industry.


10 posted on 07/06/2014 12:26:25 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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11 posted on 07/06/2014 12:36:19 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: TigerClaws
I asked Homer Simpson about this and his answer was a resounding… (wait for it…)

well DOH!!!

12 posted on 07/06/2014 12:43:39 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Obama is mad! He's getting madder with each crisis and now he's a real MADMAN with no temper left!!!)
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To: TigerClaws

they knew it from the start. it just to grow gov workers and dem voters


13 posted on 07/06/2014 12:46:35 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: TigerClaws

“We were led to believe...”

So what are you, who were misled, going to do about it?


14 posted on 07/06/2014 12:47:22 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius (www.wilsonharpbooks.com - Eclipse, the sequel to Bright Horizons is out! Get it now!)
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To: TigerClaws

I have never understood the advantage of Obamacare. Before, we had Medicare for people who could afford insurance, and Medicaid for those who couldn’t. EVERYONE WAS INSURED. Or, is that true only in my state and some of the others?


15 posted on 07/06/2014 12:50:37 PM PDT by kitkat (StORM HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: TigerClaws

Only a fool ever thought that was it’s purpose.

Hey, let’s spend $1 Trillion dollars nationwide to encourage 10-20 million people to buy their own insurance.

Wha?

They could have just paid those 10-20 mil people’s insurance bills for 10 years instead. I would have been wholly against it - but it would have been a better plan.


16 posted on 07/06/2014 1:06:31 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: PGR88

Because every failure of liberalism is a reason to call for more liberalism.


17 posted on 07/06/2014 1:26:17 PM PDT by BinaryBoy ("Immigration Reform" is ballot stuffing)
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To: TigersEye
I disagree with the headline. I’m pretty sure 0bamaCare will create more uninsured.

Of course it will. The penalty for not having insurance is minimal. You can have a preexisting condition and then enroll in Obamacare. You would be a fool to enroll in Obamacare unless your income is low and you get a massive government subsidy.

Actually this is what Obamacare is all about. It is a massive wealth transfer. Marxism, Socialism, Saul Alinksyism 101.

18 posted on 07/06/2014 1:26:24 PM PDT by cpdiii (deckhand, roughneck, geologist, pilot, pharmacist. The constitution is worth dying for!)
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To: TigersEye
I disagree with the headline. I’m pretty sure 0bamaCare will create more uninsured.

Of course it will. The penalty for not having insurance is minimal. You can have a preexisting condition and then enroll in Obamacare. You would be a fool to enroll in Obamacare unless your income is low and you get a massive government subsidy.

Actually this is what Obamacare is all about. It is a massive wealth transfer. Marxism, Socialism, Saul Alinksyism 101.

19 posted on 07/06/2014 1:26:49 PM PDT by cpdiii (deckhand, roughneck, geologist, pilot, pharmacist. The constitution is worth dying for!)
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To: PGR88

Because they want to claim that they tried but universal healthcare is the only way to go?


20 posted on 07/06/2014 1:55:02 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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