Insurance commissioners raise concerns about healthcare fix with Obama

Nov 21, 2013 Full story: Reuters 28

State insurance commissioners told President Barack Obama on Wednesday that his effort to stem a wave of insurance cancellations caused by his signature healthcare law could lead to higher premiums.

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Since: Nov 08

Paris

#1 Nov 21, 2013
Why, its not insurance, it's a tax, SCOTUS said so.

“Dow hit 18,000 first time ever”

Since: Jun 07

Obama economics at work.

#2 Nov 21, 2013
Raise concerns and then “Get-er-done”… the right is so invested in their hope for failure of OBAMACARE that they can’t see the train that is coming that is going to run them over as improvements, enrollment and affordability changes to meme about the ACA over the next few months.
serfs up

Ormond Beach, FL

#4 Nov 21, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Raise concerns and then “Get-er-done”… the right is so invested in their hope for failure of OBAMACARE that they can’t see the train that is coming that is going to run them over as improvements, enrollment and affordability changes to meme about the ACA over the next few months.
Saul Alinsky lives!
Putrid ObamaCare

Southampton, NY

#6 Nov 21, 2013
ObamaCare is to America what rot is to leprosy.
serfs up

Ormond Beach, FL

#7 Nov 21, 2013
A tipping point has been reached by these progressive morons. And of course the Repubs can or will blow it if they let elitist power control egos screw over their voters.
Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#8 Nov 21, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Raise concerns and then “Get-er-done”… the right is so invested in their hope for failure of OBAMACARE that they can’t see the train that is coming that is going to run them over as improvements, enrollment and affordability changes to meme about the ACA over the next few months.
Still thinking healthcare/insurance is going to be 'affordable'?

Keep drinking the kool-aid !!

“Yeah, but...”

Since: Sep 11

MILKY WAY

#9 Nov 21, 2013
Most presidents would have solicited the opinions of the experts before making a decision.

By the way, wasn't that decision -- to delay enforcement of a law -- in violation of the oath of office?
Putrid ObamaCare

Southampton, NY

#10 Nov 21, 2013
Speaking the truth during universal deceit is a revolutionary act.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#14 Nov 22, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Raise concerns and then “Get-er-done”… the right is so invested in their hope for failure of OBAMACARE that they can’t see the train that is coming that is going to run them over as improvements, enrollment and affordability changes to meme about the ACA over the next few months.
93 % of America wants Obama mess stopped or modified. Obama cares more for his legacy than the country. You have to expect that from a Narcissist .

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#15 Nov 22, 2013
SirPrize wrote:
Most presidents would have solicited the opinions of the experts before making a decision.

By the way, wasn't that decision -- to delay enforcement of a law -- in violation of the oath of office?
Yes, but what's new.

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#16 Nov 22, 2013
serfs up wrote:
A tipping point has been reached by these progressive morons. And of course the Repubs can or will blow it if they let elitist power control egos screw over their voters.
With liberals, you never have to worry if the glass is half empty or half full..........all they want to know is who's going to pay for it.

“Hicksville Hootenanny”

Since: Sep 13

Kornfield Kounty

#17 Nov 22, 2013
Already, 8.5 million Americans received rebates from health insurance companies, thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Insurers that failed to spend 80% of premiums on health care, issued refunds to consumers. No reports of anyone sending their checks back, because they don't like Obama or Obamacare. Thanks ACA!

That's why stealsurance commissioners are fretting. hahahahaha

“Long road ahead ”

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#18 Nov 22, 2013
I lost my company insurance because of this crap !

“Hicksville Hootenanny”

Since: Sep 13

Kornfield Kounty

#21 Nov 23, 2013
jwc3 wrote:
I lost my company insurance because of this crap !
Sounds like your company is a piece of crap, that isn't up to the task of being in business. LMAO.

“Long road ahead ”

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#22 Nov 23, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
<quoted text>
Sounds like your company is a piece of crap, that isn't up to the task of being in business. LMAO.
LOL !!! you are such a friggin idiot ! My " company " is a small business . After our rates went up by 250 %!!! we could no longer afford it ! There are only 8 people , in business since 1985 ! You are such a moron ....

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#23 Nov 24, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
Already, 8.5 million Americans received rebates from health insurance companies, thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Insurers that failed to spend 80% of premiums on health care, issued refunds to consumers. No reports of anyone sending their checks back, because they don't like Obama or Obamacare. Thanks ACA!
That's why stealsurance commissioners are fretting. hahahahaha
States rejecting Obama's 'fix' shows plan will have little impact on improving ObamaCare

Connecticut is the most recent state to reject President Obama’s plan to “fix” his signature health-care law after millions of Americas received policy cancellation notices -- a trend that suggest...

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Since: Sep 13

Kornfield Kounty

#24 Nov 24, 2013
jwc3 wrote:
<quoted text>LOL !!! you are such a friggin idiot ! My " company " is a small business . After our rates went up by 250 %!!! we could no longer afford it ! There are only 8 people , in business since 1985 ! You are such a moron ....
"Small businesses with fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees with average annual wages below $50,000 can get tax credits (as adjusted for inflation beginning in 2014) to help pay for employee premiums."

Looks like you're too stupid to employ 8 people.

hahahahahahahahaha

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#25 Nov 24, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
<quoted text>
"Small businesses with fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees with average annual wages below $50,000 can get tax credits (as adjusted for inflation beginning in 2014) to help pay for employee premiums."
Looks like you're too stupid to employ 8 people.
hahahahahahahahaha
State confirms health website security breach... Ah yes, the new Insurance Plan.....ObamaDon'tCare.

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Since: Sep 13

Kornfield Kounty

#26 Nov 24, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>State confirms health website security breach... Ah yes, the new Insurance Plan.....ObamaDon'tCare.
bitter, teahadist drivel....and no proof, as usual. LMAO.
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#27 Nov 24, 2013
“State insurance commissioners told President Barack Obama on Wednesday that his effort to stem a wave of insurance cancellations caused by his signature healthcare law could lead to higher premiums.”

Well, of course they want to raise “premiums.” How brazenly the insurance industry speaks its own language, rather than using common words such as “prices.” Prices are prices and profit is profit regardless of the industry, even insurance, no matter how special it feels. They’re all basically banks and share the same code of ethics, written by them for their own protection.

But I digress. Back to the point,“state insurance commissioners” have essentially announced their plan to raise prices and blame President Obama.

The best response to “state insurance commissioners” would be to spread the word that insurance companys'“premiums” are a needless waste of money that could be applied productively to providing health benefits through a single-payer universal healthcare plan. Tell them to take a hike rather than letting them hike their prices.

I know that this post will annoy everyone that thinks it’s a great idea to pay third-party insurance companies a large cut of our hard-earned healthcare plan dollars. I’d be interested in knowing what makes that seem like a good idea.

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