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From HIV to cancer to Crone’s,
ObamaCare fails the sick

New York Post, by Peter J. Pitts

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/11/2014 4:55:13 AM

It turns out ObamaCare didn’t solve the problem of “pre-existing conditions” after all. It made premiums more affordable for people with chronic health conditions that are expensive to treat — but at the price of sticking them with unaffordable co-payments for their medications. The nonprofit AIDS Institute is suing four Florida health insurers for discriminating against HIV/AIDS patients. The complaint says these patients now face prohibitive out-of-pocket drug costs. Sadly, most of the plans sold via ObamaCare all across the country have similar problems — leaving those with chronic diseases without affordable access to the specialty drugs they need. The Affordable Care

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 8/11/2014 6:05:05 AM     (No. 9961095)

As many of us said. Obamacare meant that you were now the proud owner of a government insurance card if you choose to purchase same. However, a card does not necessarily translate into health care.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno, 8/11/2014 6:24:53 AM     (No. 9961103)

The dirty, little secret is that it was never meant to be a better solution for healthcare, however as a Cloward-Piven strategy it is textbook!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HicksvilleKid59, 8/11/2014 6:46:06 AM     (No. 9961114)

Remind me again....who did the LIVs vote for?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Not gonna take it anymore, 8/11/2014 7:14:54 AM     (No. 9961141)

Does this headline refer to old people (Crone´s) or a major misspelling of Crohn´s Disease?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 8/11/2014 7:16:03 AM     (No. 9961145)

Drugs for diseases are unaffordable...
But...the afflicted can take some comfort in knowing that birth control methods are free for the asking.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 8/11/2014 8:00:28 AM     (No. 9961191)

It´s not just a distant theoretical matter for some of us. I have daughter with Crohn´s, foster daughter with Multiple Sclerosis, wife with Rheumatoid Arthritis and advanced lupus. This is very much a part of what we have been going through with the firm assurance that things are about to get much much worse.
There is a special roaster spit in Perdition for every.single.worthless.creep who supported and enabled Obamacare. And quite frankly, I include those who voted for this vile bum as being among those who merit inclusion in scenes from Hieronymus Bosch.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/11/2014 8:24:15 AM     (No. 9961225)

I´m sorry to hear that, #6. These are particularly difficult times for families such as your own. I pray nightly for our country and its people. God is listening.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FLCracker, 8/11/2014 9:05:32 AM     (No. 9961278)

I´ve been saying from the start that they only thing ObamaCare would provide is health insurance - not health care.

Well, send me to Delphi and call me Cassandra!

I hate being right.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: LouD, 8/11/2014 9:34:55 AM     (No. 9961315)

And AARP backed this "health plan", and Obama. Yet people still join this bunch, who get their talking points from the DNC. Yet they originally were against Part D, because the Bush administration were the ones to propose and pass this.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: shimmer128, 8/11/2014 10:00:32 AM     (No. 9961335)

First of all, as has been pointed out, it´s CROHN´S disease, not Crone´s. duh!!!
I thank God every day that I have Tricare Prime (military)
and that they haven´t taken that away or made it prohibitively expensive yet.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: FLCracker, 8/11/2014 4:13:18 PM     (No. 9961871)

#10, Crone Disease is the disease that Hillary Clinton has - turns you into an ugly, old, cackling woman who is frequently mistaken for a witch.

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