New Obamacare fees coming in 2014

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“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#1 Dec 26, 2013
Ah, you thought the website debacle was bad? Wait till you see what 'affordable' means to your wallet:

WASHINGTON — Here comes the ObamaCare tax bill.

The cost of President Obama’s massive health-care law will hit Americans in 2014 as new taxes pile up on their insurance premiums and on their income-tax bills.

Most insurers aren’t advertising the ObamaCare taxes that are added on to premiums, opting instead to discretely pass them on to customers while quietly lobbying lawmakers for a break.

But one insurance company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, laid bare the taxes on its bills with a separate line item for “Affordable Care Act Fees and Taxes.”

The new taxes on one customer’s bill added up to $23.14 a month, or $277.68 annually, according to Kaiser Health News. It boosted the monthly premium from $322.26 to $345.40 for that individual.

The new taxes and fees include a 2 percent levy on every health plan, which is expected to net about $8 billion for the government in 2014 and increase to $14.3 billion in 2018.

There’s also a $2 fee per policy that goes into a new medical-research trust fund called the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

Insurers pay a 3.5 percent user fee to sell medical plans on the HealthCare.gov Web site.

ObamaCare supporters argue that federal subsidies for many low-income Americans will not only cover the taxes, but pay a big chunk of the premiums.

But ObamaCare taxes don’t stop with health-plan premiums.
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... but wait, there's more. Lots more. Read the whole thing:

http://nypost.com/2013/12/25/new-obamacare-fe...

“\\\ Always Thinking ///”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#2 Dec 26, 2013
We're all Bozos on this bus
I think the American people are about to figure that out.
It takes clowns to vote for a clown and neither have any idea
what it's like to not be a clown. Who'll figure that out 1st,
Oops! Obama already has so the rest of "US" loose!
I think he's in need for his next presidential campaign,
won't you please donate to:
Obama for Three
3rd time's a charm
vote for this man
that does you no harm
this may very well be
the last time you can vote
for a good guy like me
I'll have society on it's knee
we all as socialist will see
it's the only way to go
it's our future destiny!
*=* And he believes that shite!*=*

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Since: May 13

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#3 Dec 28, 2013
Very early days there's bound to be teething problems.
Look at the long term goal of the big picture. And just remember your objections to it all when you find yourself in need 'and' fully covered for something which you wouldn't have been otherwise.

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#4 Dec 28, 2013
Xetra wrote:
Very early days there's bound to be teething problems.
Look at the long term goal of the big picture. And just remember your objections to it all when you find yourself in need 'and' fully covered for something which you wouldn't have been otherwise.
Go look up 'Ponzi scheme' and get back to us when you have figured it out. Or, for greater relevance, go look up Social Security and see how it works when the government is put in charge of keeping YOUR money safe and secure *chuckle*.

Government: Hey you, we're gonna force you to give us your money. We'll let you have it at age 65 when you retire and need it. You'll thank us later.

People: Ooh, great! That way we don't have to worry about finding ourselves in need and not having money for something which we wouldn't have otherwise.

[... time passes...]

Government: Hey, we're almost broke. Look here! Social Security has a big pot of money. So let's use that to stay solvent.

People: Hey, where'd our money go? We need it.

Government: Look! Over there! A shiny object!

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Since: May 13

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#6 Dec 28, 2013
And all the insurance companies have such integrity, are non-profit making, nobody has ever been defrauded, and their policies cover always cover you, and nobody is currently losing out or indirectly subsidizing anybody else. K... got it.

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#7 Dec 28, 2013
Xetra wrote:
And all the insurance companies have such integrity, are non-profit making, nobody has ever been defrauded, and their policies cover always cover you, and nobody is currently losing out or indirectly subsidizing anybody else. K... got it.
And what, government meddling us going to change it for the better?

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Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#8 Dec 28, 2013
If government had just stayed out of the insurance business but regulated it right
"WE" wouldn't be in the mess we're in which is about to get much worse.
They've totally forgot their purpose for "US" sending them there, most have been there so long I can see why-there is a cure for that!

“\\\ Always Thinking ///”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#9 Dec 28, 2013
Sometimes when I hear Wall Street talking about the S & P 500 I wonder if they are referring to congress.
Socialist and politicians - 536 of'm I think?
A noted observer

Dayton, OH

#11 Dec 28, 2013
President Obama has a nice butt.

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#12 Dec 28, 2013
A noted observer wrote:
Interesting. He's calling for more government regulation!
He's been doing that since he took office.

“\\\ Always Thinking ///”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#13 Dec 28, 2013
A noted observer - How did I guess you'd like a black azz!
Using it as a target finder! Shoot for the pink weird-O!
Wait a minute *** there's 2 of'ya, Queer each other and leave 'us' alone.

“New & Improved..”

Level 8

Since: Oct 07

Formerly From Kenya

#15 Dec 28, 2013
The new book will be out spring 2014,'Everything I Ever Wanted to Know about Patient Dumping' by " :o "

well look at that...the author is anonymous....

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Since: May 13

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#16 Dec 29, 2013
Uh Clem wrote:
<quoted text>
And what, government meddling us going to change it for the better?
I believe so. Call it governing, call it meddling, it amounts to the same thing really.

“New & Improved..”

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Since: Oct 07

Formerly From Kenya

#17 Dec 29, 2013
In the meantime, the original 680 mill kinda just..well...

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