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ObamaCare, Not Trump, Is Causing
ObamaCare´s Massive Rate Hikes

Investor´s Business Daily, by Staff

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Posted By:RockyTCB, 8/18/2017 7:51:21 AM

Health Care: In Iowa, the state´s sole remaining insurer announced on Thursday that it wants to boost ObamaCare premiums by 57%. This isn´t exactly the vibrant, competitive, low-cost market that Democrats promised. But it is the inevitable outcome of ObamaCare´s government-knows-best approach to health care. Earlier this year, Aetna and Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield announced that they were pulling out of Iowa´s ObamaCare exchange, leaving only Medica, which was also threatening to leave. Not surprisingly, Medica has used its newfound monopoly status to push for increasingly higher rates, while trying to pin the blame President Trump for the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 8/18/2017 8:04:41 AM     (No. 11355656)

Thanks to BarackHussein´s Loyal Enablers, I mean the GOP, the Enemedia will now be able to blame the injustices of Obamacare on President Trump. Too bad for them that Deplorables will never fall for it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PageTurner, 8/18/2017 8:26:51 AM     (No. 11355696)

Excellent piece, I recommend for must-reads.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 8/18/2017 9:08:03 AM     (No. 11355769)

Ah, but watch the RINO Brigade try to cover their sorry inactive asses by joining the chorus blaming Trump.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 8/18/2017 10:27:58 AM     (No. 11355889)

At my hospital of choice yesterday (I won´t name it) for a quarterly back shot, I was asked to use the desktop germ-killer, then sign a form assuring I had used the germ killer.

I was stunned, but knowing those good people from frequent visits to the hospital, I did as asked. But why was I pressed to sign that damn form? One of the nurses whispered that she brought her own killers because constant use of the desk stuff would make certain germicide used throughout the hospital would produce germ immunity to the desk stuff. I thanked her, saying next visit (to various docs in the hospital) I would bring out my own germicides to use in rotation.

Bureaucracy marching into the future, thanks to Dr. Donald Berwick--look him up) and Obama.

An additional note: Until now, the years spent at the hospital have produced happy, skilled personnel. In the last year staff have become unhappy with the new rules and regs; vacant places will be difficult to fill. As was the result for UK, vacancies will become filled by eager, less qualified foreigners, often speaking in accents to strong to understand. Medical care is already costing more and will continue to inflate, Medicare (that we paid/pay)--and now veterinarian prices have suddenly shot up to unaffordable.

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