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View Poll Results: Did you lose your HC?
Yes 13 18.31%
No 54 76.06%
I never had HC 4 5.63%
Voters: 71. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-27-2014, 09:23 AM
 
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Got a link....HHS cannot even verify numbers and you can? LOL....


Oh, and who has really paid, and who has just signed up...completly different....
We really need to know who has paid their premiums. I think we have big trouble ahead regarding the grace periods.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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It's not because people are too stupid to figure out how to sign up for a new plan, as you suggest, they can't sign up because the cost went up and it's no longer affordable.
I never suggested that, I said it was easy to sign up for health insurance under ACA. How do you know people can't sign up because the cost went up and it is no longer affordable? Yet somehow those that could afford health insurance before are now able to sign up for insurance they can afford.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:26 AM
 
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Nope, but I know a number of people who now have health insurance, including myself. Thanks Obama!
Please let us know how you make out with premiums, reimbursement, etc. as time goes by. I hope everything goes smoothly for you.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:26 AM
 
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I never suggested that, I said it was easy to sign up for health insurance under ACA. How do you know people can't sign up because the cost went up and it is no longer affordable? Yet somehow those that could afford health insurance before are now able to sign up for insurance they can afford.
You said it was easy. Of course it's easy. That is not the issue. I know that I can't sign up because the costs went way up. I priced plans on ehealth just three years ago and when I check now, all of the plans have tripled in price. All of them. My experience is far from being unique. As for your last sentence, I have no idea what you are saying. I could afford health insurance prior to the implementation of the ACA and now I can't because the prices went up. Way up.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:27 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Please let us know how you make out with premiums, reimbursement, etc. as time goes by. I hope everything goes smoothly for you.
We have budgeted for it, so I don't imagine having any problems with it.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:28 AM
 
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We wanted to cancel our insurance as we had crappy coverage. We only had major medical, hospitalization since I was a member of a doctor medical group where I could do most all outpatient testing and such with our own equipment.

With Obamacare our premiums stayed about the same. They have been very high for many years, as we are diseased. But our deductibles, copays and max OOP's went way down. So this is good for us. Interestingly in AZ the cost difference of platinum vs bronze was minimal, but the OOP's were way lower with platinum.

My uninsurable daughter got a very reasonable plan with surprisingly low deductibles. So she is way ahead with Obamacare. So far. My younger daughter got a cheap bronze plan with better coverage than what we had been giving her.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:28 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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You said it was easy. Of course it's easy. That is not the issue. I know that I can't sign up because the costs went way up. I priced plans on ehealth just three years ago and when I check now, all of the plans have tripled in price. All of them. My experience is far from being unique. As for your last sentence, I have no idea what you are saying. I could afford health insurance prior to the implementation of the ACA and now I can't because the prices went up. Way up.
So I assume you no longer have health insurance can cannot afford any plan? Have you looked into Medicaid? It might be something right for someone in your situation.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:29 AM
 
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So I assume you no longer have health insurance can cannot afford any plan? Have you looked into Medicaid? It might be something right for someone in your situation.
We don't qualify for Medicaid.
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:29 AM
 
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Your word is not proof, just as my word was not proof. How many lost coverage? How many will lose coverage when the ACA is fully implemented. Why all the delays if it is so great?
But we do know that over six million have signed up through the exchanges--that is not in dispute. And we do know that millions more signed up for Medicaid--that is not in dispute. So it's not "my word," those are the numbers. Can you show me comparable statistics that prove your "from what I have seen" opinion?
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Old 03-27-2014, 09:32 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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We don't qualify for Medicaid.
That's a shame, you might want to try to seek out some help to see what your options are to get yourself health insurance or possibly reevaluate your budget.
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