Skip to comments.Obamacare May Make It 'Literally Impossible' in US Territories to Buy Insurance
Posted on 12/25/2013 4:36:20 PM PST by chessplayer
Obamacare was drafted so poorly that residents in America's territories like the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam may literally be unable to purchase health insurance on the private market next year, even if they are healthy and want to voluntarily do so.
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It’s not insurance now. Insurance doesn’t pay for oil changes and fill ups.
My dad said that missionaries in Puerto Rico will not be able to stay because of Obamacare.
Well, that's why they call it "healthcare insurance" instead of major medical. But it's a hell of a lot closer to being insurance then what it will be when the ObamaCare mandates kick in.
You talk about oil changes and fill ups....those coverage mandates are NOTHING! They contribute about 2% to premium inflation.
You ain't seen nothing yet. The "Guaranteed Issue" mandate will be like buying car insurance after the wreck and expecting the insurer to fix it.
Expect premium increases from 150-300%
Well, you can only enroll during the open enrollment period, or in special cases.
So, supposedly, you can’t break your leg and then apply for insurance, unless you break it during the enrollment period.
In Maine, you can move here with lung cancer, and buy health insurance in the individual market.
Forget health insurance for Guam. Send them life jackets so they don’t drown when the islan tips over.
they don’t call it healthcare insurance they call it healthcare. it’s payment transfers.
Well, it depends on who “they” is.
The insurance companies call it healthcare insurance because it covers “preventative care” , therapy, surgery and other curative procedures. It’s not the same as major med or catastrophic care.
Hell, the RATs are so bold as to refer to MedicAid as “insurance” and it truly is nothing but medical welfare.