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States worry about rate shock
during shift to new health law

Los Angeles Times, by Noam N. Levey

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 2/18/2013 10:52:17 AM

WASHINGTON — Less than a year before Americans will be required to have insurance under President Obama´s healthcare law, many of its backers are growing increasingly anxious that premiums could jump, driven up by the legislation itself. Higher premiums could undermine a core promise of the Affordable Care Act: to make basic health protections available to all Americans for the first time. Major rate increases also threaten to cause a backlash just as the law is supposed to deliver many key benefits Obama promised when he signed it in 2010.

Comments:
Now "affordability" is the big concern. And Levey goes so far as to say the Administration may not have told the whole truth...

Back on December 5, 2012, Levey reported the Obama party line:

´Obamacare´ saves consumers
nearly $1.5 billion
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Reply 1 - Posted by: blonde patriot, 2/18/2013 11:00:35 AM     (No. 9182877)

This is a surprise to who? Thank you again low information voters for putting these people in office. Yes our rates are going up and that will be only the beginning. Remember all of Obama´s buddies whose companies will be exempt from this nightmare as are our elected officials.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/18/2013 11:02:18 AM     (No. 9182881)

As the health care insurance rates go up, the Democrats chances in the 2014 election will go down!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: otronome, 2/18/2013 11:06:00 AM     (No. 9182887)

Our premiums for $10,000 deductible Family HSA plan are up over 100% from $590 to $1210 - since Dr. Obama ook over the health insurance business. Part of this is a result of add ons by CA legislature that couldn´t leave horrible alone without adding their manadatory gold plated "free" requirements. Part of moving out of CA is an immediate savings of 20%-30% on insurance premiums with only coverage loss being a bunch of things you didn´t want.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: horacer, 2/18/2013 11:10:32 AM     (No. 9182902)

Your wonderful theoretical systems never work in the real world. Obamacare was designed to force a massive wealth shift from younger healthy individuals to older sicker individuals. They´d use adjusted community rating and force everyone into the insurance pool. They left too many ways out. It´s easier to pay a small fine. Add in the cost shifting from 30 million new medicaid patients and you have a system that can´t survive.

I expect a change in the law to declare children to be 35 and under so they can stay on their parents plan longer.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pickle1, 2/18/2013 11:20:42 AM     (No. 9182928)

They don´t have to participate.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Amicus Veritatis, 2/18/2013 11:36:12 AM     (No. 9182968)

Allow a prediction please. Black market medical care. Just wait . . .

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Reply 7 - Posted by: M2, 2/18/2013 11:38:35 AM     (No. 9182978)

By now, a person with a passing familiarity with this president´s promises, would think twice before believing any of them.

It still astounds me that people are only now wiping the fairy-dust out of their cobwebbed brains.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Daisymay, 2/18/2013 11:41:29 AM     (No. 9182986)

I think the problem here is that POLITICIANS have discovered that their BASE of "Invincibles" are going to get stuck with HUGE increases in THEIR mandated insurance coverage. Then, those very save voters are going to be extremely reluctant to go out in the cold next election cycle to vote for MORE Democrat rules over their lives. Many of these "Invincibles" didn´t even want insurance, they didn´t think they needed it and now they´re going to be forced to pay lots of their disposable cash for it when they could be having fun in the Bars with that cash. The joke is on them. They should have read the fine print of Obamacare before voting again for THE ONE!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mustang flyer, 2/18/2013 11:51:53 AM     (No. 9183016)

And here comes the PANIC to slow down the huge increases in medical coverage...at least TILL AFTER THE 2014 ELECTIONS...these lying Democrats who OWN the Obamacare law will try anything to save their own skins and stay in power, who cares what the public has to pay, they exempted themselves. That takes care of #1...the useful idiots...well that´s another story. Kick the can down the road, they will be retired by then...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Feebie, 2/18/2013 11:57:48 AM     (No. 9183032)

Own it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Safari Man, 2/18/2013 12:14:02 PM     (No. 9183071)

The obvious solution is to make it "free" for everyone.


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