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Democrat: "It's Not Fair" For Congress To Be Subjected To Obamacare

Democrat: "It's Not Fair" For Congress To Be Subjected To Obamacare

Obamacare is ok for the average American, but not for Congress, at least according to one Democrat: Dozens of lawmakers and aides are so afraid that their health insurance premiums will skyrocket next year thanks to Obamacare that they are thinking about retiring early or just quitting. The fear: Government-subsidized premiums will disappear at the

CBO Report Has The Cost Of Obamacare Doubling

It’s becoming more and more clear that Obamacare is going to cost Americans dearly, as individuals. From skyrocketing premiums to our new part-time economy, the implementation of the law is going to be painful. And, according to the CBO, its going to be twice as painful in terms of the tax dollars it will cost

The Problem With Health Care In America In A Nutshell

This passage from an Associated Press article about wildly disparate prices charged by hospitals for the same treatments and procedures sums up in a nutshell the entire problem with health care in America: There are vast disparities nationally. The average charges for joint replacement range from about $5,300 at an Ada, Okla., hospital to $223,000

Shocker: Obamacare Costs Already Being Dumped On The States

This is bad news for states like North Dakota which have already approved the Obamacare expansion of Medicaid. The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, a stop-gap measure for those who cannot get health insurance now until the Obamacare mandate kicks in next year, is running out of money because – surprise! – it has major cost

California Legislation Would Mandate Fertility Coverage For Homsexuals

It’s simple biological reality that homosexual couplings cannot result in procreation. There’s just no getting around that fact. But in California state legislators are considering a new insurance mandate which would require coverage for infertility treatment for homosexuals who cannot have fertile relations with one another. Legislation has been filed that would require group insurance

Shocker: Medical Claims Costs To Jump Under The "Affordable Care Act"

Just another of the myriad of ways Obamacare is going to make health care and health insurance more expensive and harder to get: WASHINGTON (AP) — Medical claims costs — the biggest driver of health insurance premiums — will jump an average 32 percent for Americans’ individual policies under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, according to

Setting The Bar Low For Obamacare: “Let’s just make sure it’s not a third-world experience."

The Obama administration isn’t setting the bar very high for themselves when it comes to the implementation of the “Affordable” Care Act. Amid news that premiums are going to skyrocket under the law, the Obama administration official in charge with overseeing the implementation of the health insurance exchanges just wants to make sure Americans don’t

"Affordable Care Act" Projected To Drive Up North Dakota Insurance Premiums By 56%

In November of last year I interviewed a spokesman for Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota who said that, while the full impact of Obamacare is unknown as specific policies and regulations are still be worked out, they were projecting that the impact in the state would be a 15% increase in premiums for

Affordable Care Act: "Some Americans could see their insurance bills double next year"

Remember when Obamacare was all about “bending the cost curve” and making health insurance cheaper and easier to get? Yeah, about that: Some Americans could see their insurance bills double next year as the health care overhaul law expands coverage to millions of people. The nation’s big health insurers say they expect premiums — or

Obamacare's War On Spouses

Just another fun fact about Obamacare: ObamaCare is filled with grinding mandates. One of them requires that children remain covered by their parents’ health care plans until they’re 26 when their parents’ insurance “provides dependent coverage of children.” The government calls this “protecting young adults.” But insuring children long past the day they are dependent

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