Skip to comments.Sebelius: Individuals Can Get A One Year Obamacare Delay -- By Paying The Penalty
Posted on 10/07/2013 10:22:02 PM PDT by i88schwartz
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius defended Obamacare in a very contentious interview with Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Monday night.
Stewart pressed Sebelius on why businesses get a one-year delay on Obamacare but individuals do not. After several attempts for an answer, Sebelius eventually said individuals could delay Obamacare for a year -- by paying the penalty.
JON STEWART: So this is what some would consider the first mall that's been created [for purchasing health care insurance].
KATHLEEN SEBELIUS: You bet. The first -- new rules for companies.
STEWART: So why is it that individuals, though, couldn't say that they didn't want to do it just for a year, like business?
SEBELIUS: Well, they can.
STEWART: Oh, they --
SEBELIUS: They'd pay a fine. They'd pay a fine at the end of the year, but they don't have to -- I mean, they can say I didn't want to do it. The theory is they can't pick and choose if they're going to get hit by a bus or diagnosed with a illness. For a lot of young folks, there is one fall on the basketball court, one auto accident from a lifetime of hospital bills they can't pay.
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Civil disobedience beats paying a fine though. Ask any “99% occupier”.
Don’t buy. Just get married and divorced to trigger the life chane when u need it. A lot of one day Vegas marriages.
They pay a tax. Penalty is so “pre-Roberts.”
I wish we really had real press people, like we used to.
Follow up would be:
Explain how, in your mind, “paying the fine” is “a waiver” for individuals when you just explained that for businesses, who you do say get a waiver, means they DON’T pay the fine? Aren’t these two opposite definitions of what “waiver” means?
God our press is so brown shirt they may as well just wear their little hopey-changey buttons.
Ha ha! Never heard of that one.
But I have been thinking. A 2700-page law with 10's of thousands of pages of regs must have A LOT of loopholes.
loopholes don’t matter. Her Majesty the Witch . . . Oh, sorry, I meant Kathleen . . . is in charge of all decisions.
Okay, so why can’t businesses just pay the fine as well?
Because then they would have less money to donate to Democrats.
The people can have any color healthcare they want, as long as it’s black.
-with apologies to Henry Ford
But then they wouldn't have health insurance.
Why didn't you come back with that, Leibowitz?
Some tough interview!
Thanks again, John Roberts.....for all that you did to us.
I’m not paying anything, *itch!
What is this blithering idiot talking about? She’s not only vocally illiterate, she is evil.
Another Obama appointee from Hell.
Sure they would. Just gets quickly marriage/divorce to trigger the life event to allow you to sign up the day of the injury.
Persisting conditions no longer excluder.
This evil b*tch can see the point-of-view of adult citizens about as well as she can see the point-of-view of a baby being butchered by her boyfriend George Tiller.
A priest whose insight I trust has said she has all the earmarks of a (unrepentant) post-abortive woman. The rage, the pinched, ravaged face, hatred of Christ and the Church, etc.
I agree with your priest friend. Just the sight of her makes me ill. She is not human.
And btw, supersillious, I will not pay one dime for the honor of not being in your circus.
Let them eat cake, eh Kathy?
Or you can “move” to a neighboring state temporarily...get insurance in the new state...then move back and get insurance in your state.