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Old 10-30-2013, 12:05 PM
 
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Interesting how private individuals buying private insurance from private insurance company is a 'massive power-grab by government.'

The ACA is basically insurance regulations -- not too different from insurance regulations that have existed for 100 years or regulations mandating how nuclear power plants must be built. No sane person would argue that government mandating minimum specifications for nuclear power plants is a "massive power-grab by Big Brother."
If it is publicly traded it isn't private and you can bet it is govt shareholder controlled. NM regulated and taxed. This is about conserving costs and increasing revenue. Something any profitable corporation would do. Govt is no different.
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:24 PM
 
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Kind of insulting dont you think, for a person who makes millions to be calling out someone who can only afford so much for a policy.

I mean, who is Greta to judge? After all, I seriously doubt she struggles financially. Yet she has the balls (looks like she does anyway) to call out someone for their "junk" policy
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Maui County, HI
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Kind of insulting dont you think, for a person who makes millions to be calling out someone who can only afford so much for a policy.

I mean, who is Greta to judge? After all, I seriously doubt she struggles financially. Yet she has the balls (looks like she does anyway) to call out someone for their "junk" policy
Do you live in opposite land? She's calling out the insurance co for offering useless insurance that won't even pay for a hospital visit for this poor lady.

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Old 10-30-2013, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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There's no such thing as full-blown healthcare insurance for a woman of any age for only $54/mo.. much less one in her 50's. If she got cancer or a serious heart problem, we would have wound up paying for it because the insurance would not even put a dent in paying for it.

It's ridiculous that people keep pointing to these "increases" as some sort of gotcha moment.

Her plan would have paid $50, all bills more then that would have been hers to pay, and all meds beyond the $5 or $15 level. Still would have lost everything in most States, but hey, she was alive ... Living under a bridge.

ALL the horror stories I have seen are comparing apples and bananas.
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Old 10-30-2013, 05:27 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Kind of insulting dont you think, for a person who makes millions to be calling out someone who can only afford so much for a policy.

I mean, who is Greta to judge? After all, I seriously doubt she struggles financially. Yet she has the balls (looks like she does anyway) to call out someone for their "junk" policy
One of the problems here is the woman didn't KNOW her policy was basically worthless for anything major, $50 for a Doctor visit and $5 or $15 for meds ?? with NO Hospital coverage !
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Old 10-30-2013, 05:33 PM
 
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I've heard the premium increases in Florida are astronomical.

Any Floridians here in that boat?
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Old 10-30-2013, 05:35 PM
 
Location: Stasis
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Fox was going to interview her on their morning show but cancelled after her Greta Van Susteren outing.
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Old 10-30-2013, 05:41 PM
 
Location: Geneva, IL
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Kind of insulting dont you think, for a person who makes millions to be calling out someone who can only afford so much for a policy.

I mean, who is Greta to judge? After all, I seriously doubt she struggles financially. Yet she has the balls (looks like she does anyway) to call out someone for their "junk" policy
I really hope you are joking. This woman had no idea what her existing plan covered, and she lied about the ACA plan costs.
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Old 10-30-2013, 05:45 PM
 
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And then the minute people realize they can pocket that $500 a month, and pay a $300 fine, thus making $5700 more a year, we'll have 75% of the nation uninsured.

Democratic success on display for all...
So someone does not what to pay for health insurance all together they pay the fines so no insurance when they goto the hospital for major surgery and make less than 100k a yr then they have to file for bankruptcy. So paying $200 to $350 a month is way better than filing for bankruptcy and starting over.

#1 one reason people in this country file for bankruptcy is because of medical bills. So paying $200 to $350 is better than losing everything have having to start over
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