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Insurers nervous over
prospect of Romney victory

Associated Press, by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 10/28/2012 11:20:20 PM

Washington - You'd think health insurance CEOs would be chilling the bubbly with Republican Mitt Romney's improved election prospects, but instead they're in a quandary. Although the industry hates parts of President Barack Obama's health care law, major outfits such as UnitedHealth Group and BlueCross Blue Shield also stand to rake in billions of dollars from new customers who'll get health insurance under the law. The companies already have invested tens of millions to carry it out. Were Romney elected, insurers would be in for months of uncertainty as his administration gets used to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 10/28/2012 11:24:25 PM     (No. 8970555)

yeah, right...
if some commie from the AP sez so...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tren9, 10/28/2012 11:24:26 PM     (No. 8970556)

Obamacare is very good for insurance companies in the very short term. It is, however, extremely bad for them in the middle term and positively fatal for them in the long term.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jntsrgn, 10/28/2012 11:28:00 PM     (No. 8970566)

No! There is no mechanism in Obamacare for millions of people to get health insurance.
SCOTUS ruled the mandate unConstitutional and there is no authority to collect the tax.
No, no, no!!!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/28/2012 11:35:26 PM     (No. 8970574)

When healthcare reform debate was going full blast, UHC was right in the middle of it, like Baccus. Are they concerned now about their cushy deal with AARP ?

The only orphans here are taxpayers and insurance agents who had their commissions taken away.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 10/28/2012 11:37:38 PM     (No. 8970576)

If Obama wins: The ''new customers'' may instead just pay the small fine (or tax - as determined by our SCOTUS) - as will their employers.

The upshot is that fewer may be insured under Obamacare. When you require folks to have a super expensive plan or none at all - and Congress refuses to adequately subsidize it - then many will end up with 'none'.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Shimp, 10/28/2012 11:50:25 PM     (No. 8970591)

Insurers nervous over a Romney win????

You idiots at the asspress are delusional!!!!

You are 180's out of phase at what is going on.

Do you happen to remember what we TEA PARTY Conservatives did to your liberal tinkering and thinking in 2010?

WE,THE TRUE AMERICAN'S ARE GOING TO CLEAN YOUR CLOCK AGAIN NOVEMBER 6th!!!!!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lucky4, 10/29/2012 12:19:27 AM     (No. 8970614)

The AP is on the job today, propping up Obama and the left.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: leonardo, 10/29/2012 12:31:04 AM     (No. 8970624)

So these despicable companies have no problem with a bitter, Marxist racist continuing on as long as they can make large amounts of money from socialized medicine that Americans don't want. If Romney can manage to win the election, one would hope that such companies would be boycotted by consumers who understood their real intentions: sacrificing the welfare of all Americans, especially seniors, for greed.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: luke21, 10/29/2012 1:34:38 AM     (No. 8970664)

As if any sane person cares what a hyphenated surnamed Asspress propagandist thinks about anything.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 4Justice, 10/29/2012 1:52:32 AM     (No. 8970673)

Yeah but it isn't all insurance companies...just a few of the biggest ones. They got some fat guarantees for their support of Zerocare, but as another poster mentioned, it will end up biting them in the rear in the end.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LadyHen, 10/29/2012 2:39:05 AM     (No. 8970685)

Remember...

The entity that made more profit than anyone when Tennessee instituted TennCare, government funded healthcare for EVERYONE, was Blue Cross Blue Shield.

TN lost 11 hospitals, dozens's of clinics, dozens of labs and diagnostic facilities, and 100's of doctors and nurses statewide. Our healthcare system still has not recovered and probably never will. BUT BC/BS of Tennessee had record profits and ran many other insurance providers out of the the state.

CEO's don't look long term. They take their profit sharing and cash in their stocks and retire or move on to another big business and do the same again. Screw the company and the employees once they have cashed out.

These insurance companies see huge profits in the wake of this monstrosity that will destroy quality and timely healthcare in this nation. And it will all be coming from the nameless faceless government so no accountability, no responsibility, no one to answer to except the whores in DC who are already on the dole from these companies. Who cares if people are sick or well or treated in a timely fashion. There are profits to be made.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lvpokergal, 10/29/2012 3:42:15 AM     (No. 8970699)

Exactly how are these profits going to accrue to the Insurers when a ginormous number of companys will stop providing insurance for employees. These employees will need to purchase their own insurance thru those exchange thingees that may or may not be set up in all states. But why purchase insurance before you need it when you can purchase it AFTER you need it since preexisting conditions will not prevent insurability? Looks like lots of lost revenue to me.

After all what can go wrong with a plan that provides 16,000 new IRS agents instead of 16,000 new doctors?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Kurto, 10/29/2012 4:05:02 AM     (No. 8970709)

0bamacare is forcing people to buy insurance they don't want. Romney says he will end it. Insurance companies will not see the windfall that they have been salivating over. Tough doodoo!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: suedotsue, 10/29/2012 5:29:32 AM     (No. 8970733)

As someone said, the media is a fundamental threat to our democracy and an enemy of the people. And I agree, this is a very serious problem.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/29/2012 6:41:26 AM     (No. 8970813)

Of course. They were in bed with The Wun.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/29/2012 7:16:23 AM     (No. 8970851)

Over the past three days, the AP has told us that hussein obama has the likely line to victory, that their survey showed whites to be racist, even when we don't know we are racist, and that 2% of the votes reflect racism (thus, if Romney wins by 2 or less, it was because we are racists), and now - health insurance companies are implicitly against romney.
Good stuff, hey?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Avogadra, 10/29/2012 10:01:22 AM     (No. 8971238)

And what most people don't realize is that insurance coverage does not equal medical care. Just because you are covered does not mean the doctor will take your insurance, especially if it contains all the government-mandated hoops that insurances like Medicare and TriCare do. And if your insurance reimburses at a rate that means the doctor can't afford to pay for rent, employees and supplies (see: Medicaid), you will find yourself hunting through the phone book and waiting months to receive service.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Reillybinx, 10/29/2012 10:54:14 AM     (No. 8971423)

The hospitals and physicians are finally being pro-active on Obamacare! Our local hosp system has a "Estimate of Charges" hotline and are offering cash discounts.
Time to put govt and insurance company controls to an end! Cash will be King once again! No more insurance premiums to pay..saving us all thousands of $ each yr.
Also use Urgent Care centers! 9 of of 10 ER visits could be handled at this clinics!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/29/2012 11:39:34 AM     (No. 8971589)

Hey, Obamacare supporters...your 'on the take' windfall is about to totally disappear. We know who you are and YOU are TOAST!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: LadyHen, 10/29/2012 11:58:20 AM     (No. 8971658)

Because #12.. if everyone MUST have insurance due to the law and the government offers "insurance" choices subsidized by the tax payer, do you really think the government will create insurance companies to deal with all this or simply contract out with existing companies? OBVIOUSLY they will contract out and who with, the health care insurance giants of course. Government contracts are huge money.

And yes, in the long term this will be disastrous but have any of you been in the corporate world in the past 10 years? It's poisonous. The people at the top are in it for themselves. They don't care about 5 years down the road. They will have moved on by then.

Wake up people!! These CEO's will happily throw the whole nation under the bus for their own personal profit.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 10/29/2012 12:04:44 PM     (No. 8971675)

Between Romney and Obama, it's Obama who should be scaring the crap out of insurers. Obamacare eliminates underwriting and risk selection. Next Obama will be regulating the pricing of all health insurance. He'll say, the big bad insurance companies now have a guaranteed market, but that doesn't mean they should be guaranteed windfall profits, so Obama will mandate price controls. With that done, he'll employ class warfare to drive down compensation for physicians.

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