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Big insurers avoid many
state health exchanges

USA Today, by Jayne O´Donnell & Annika McGinnis

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 10/21/2013 4:58:25 PM

So few insurers offer plans on some of the new government health insurance exchanges that consumers in those states may pay too much or face large rate increases later, insurance experts say. An average of eight insurers compete for business in 36 states that had exchanges run or supported by the federal government last month, the Department of Health and Human Services says. (Idaho has since started its own exchange.) But just because an insurer sells in a state, it doesn´t mean it sells in every area of a state so many residents have far fewer options. Many state-run exchanges also have far fewer than

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Yeah, this will work./S This is what 0bama wanted.

Got to ask yourself. If 0bama came down with lung cancer from his "secret" smoking of cigarettes & choom, would his insurer see it as a per-existing condition & deny him treatment?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/21/2013 7:10:32 PM     (No. 9575986)

I looked at some plans offered in Texas. The premiums are quite high and so are the deductibles before the insurance pays anything. The uninsured sign up and are subsidized so do not have to pay a premium. They think they have insurance but if they go to the doctor, don´t have money, who is going to pay the deductible? Taxpayers are. So why bother with all the expense of Obamacare when taxpayers are left where they started, paying all the costs of the uninsured, but now also the administrative costs of Obamacare.

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