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Now They Tell Us:
ObamaCare Has
Huge Hidden Costs

Investor´s Business Daily, by IBD Staff

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Posted By:RustMB, 9/24/2013 8:11:06 AM

Health Care: Just days before ObamaCare officially launches, the Newspaper of Record discovers that those allegedly low premiums liberals brag about won´t come cheap. At least, not if you want to actually use health care. Democrats have worked overtime claiming that premiums offered in the ObamaCare exchanges aren´t as bad as everyone thought they´d be. "Show me the rate shock" is their refrain. The White House even claims that six in 10 uninsured will be able to buy coverage for "under $100 per person per month." So just how could ObamaCare pile on costly new benefit mandates, require that insurers take everyone, not

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver, 9/24/2013 8:20:22 AM     (No. 9534269)

All these stories are cast as though there were some kind of ugly surprise buried in 0bamacare.

There is no surprise. This was all predictable.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bkt23, 9/24/2013 8:43:56 AM     (No. 9534300)

Those few who actually did read the bill (no one in Congress, naturally) knew what awaited. This is no surprise - many sites have been reporting this.

But, I´m sure Obama will find a way to blame Republicans for the radical increase in health insurance.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/24/2013 9:07:24 AM     (No. 9534339)

It´s Ted Cruz´s fault not Obama´s. If this monstrosity is so great why all the people being exempted by Obie.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/24/2013 11:03:17 AM     (No. 9534521)

If one is single, then $100 is doable for most. But that $100 is per person, and that is a huge poison pill.
How many low income families can afford $4-6 hundred dollars per month? Or more.
How is that cheap?


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