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AFSNCO

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Message Posted: Feb 1, 2013 9:56:34 AM

Just reading through news today and I have noticed a few little glitches in this entire thing that it seems "they" did not want us to know about...

If we put a tax on devices to pay for the devices isn't that just robbing one to pay the other? So you say that you are making medical care affordable yet the law meant to make it affordable adds costs to your bill...huh? I think they call that a contradiction!

So here is how you make it affordable for people...you pay them subsidies! So where exactly is this money coming from...but ObamaCare was not going to raise taxes....
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KansasGunman
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2013 11:25:35 PM

Funny how well intentioned plans turn out but it would appear that those who can afford Obamacare® the least are going to be paying the most based on their earnings ability...kind of fitting in a way as for the most part it would seem, they are the ones who voted Obama into office in the first place.

As the old saying goes: "The road to hell is paved with good intentions" so welcome to hell.

[Edited by: KansasGunman at 11/8/2013 11:30:47 PM EST]
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2013 8:12:15 PM

>>Cons greatest fear of Obamacare is that America will like it. When that happens they will be seen as wrong ...... again.<<

Libs “ If you like your healthcare you can keep it period” WRONG
Libs “If you like your doctor your can keep your doctor period” WRONG
Libs “There's no widespread evidence that the Affordable Care Act is hurting jobs” WRONG
Libs “ Now that we have passed the affordable healthcare act your insurance will be better and cheaper” and WRONG again, or is it still?
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Oct 30, 2013 10:47:34 AM

Former Dem Staffer Who Fought for Obamacare Makes Huge Admission in Email to Her Old Boss

"Sue Klinkhamer spent two years defending and fighting for Obamacare while working for Congressman Bill Foster (D-Ill.). But now that she’s seen the effect of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul on her health insurance rates, Klinkhamer is boldly admitting that she was “very wrong.”"

"Three years ago, she reportedly paid $225 a month with a $2,500 deductible. Her rates steadily increased and she was paying $291 a month with a $3,500 deductible..."

"“Blue Cross stated my current coverage would expire on Dec. 31, and here are my options: I can have a plan with similar benefits for $647.12 [or] I can have a plan with similar [but higher] pricing for $322.32 but with a $6,500 deductible,” Klinkhamer wrote."

"Klinkhamer says she is still a Democrat and believes in “health care for all,” but argued “this is not affordable to me.”"
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 9:24:00 AM

""Cons greatest fear of Obamacare is that America will like it. When that happens they will be seen as wrong ...... again.""

The only ones that will like it are the people getting it for free. The Liberal bottom feeders
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 11:42:20 AM

Obamacare's winners and losers in Bay Area

"Vinson, of San Jose, will pay $1,800 more a year for an individual policy, while Waschura, of Portola Valley, will cough up almost $10,000 more for insurance for his family of four."

"In California, 1.9 million people buy plans on the open market, according to officials with Covered California, the state's new health insurance exchange. And many of them are steaming mad.

"There's going to be a number of people surprised" by their bills, said Jonathan Wu, a co-founder of ValuePenguin, a consumer finance website. "The upper-middle class are the people who are essentially being asked to foot the bill, and that's true across the country."

We told you it was just another attempt at wealth redistribution. Just like a campaigning Sen. 0bama told to a Toledo man, Joe the Plumber.
I guess people just didn't believe he meant it or that he'd get away with doing this.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 12:58:23 AM

Sorry about the bad link just below.
Here it is again: Obamacare Website Quietly Deletes Reference to 'Free Health Care'

"From at least June 26, 2013 to as recently as September 15, under the topic, "Where can I get free or low-cost care in my community?" the following statement appeared: "If you can't afford any health plan, you can get free or low-cost health and dental care at a nearby community health center."

"However, sometime between September 16 and September 23, the reference to "free" care was dropped. The title of the topic was changed as well, and now reads: "Where can I get low-cost care in my community?"

"he page in question is not a new one, as the webpage's Internet address remains the same, still containing the word "free": www.healthcare.gov/where-can-i-get-free-or-low-cost-care/. However, there is no notation anywhere on the page that it was revised; the change just appeared unannounced."

Well, I guess that is transparent enough.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 9:15:19 PM

I have a Cadillac plan that has somehow obtained an exemption. For the time being I'm better off than most other poor devils who get shafted. Don't know how my plan got exempted other than they must have passed a nice fat envelope over someone's desk.

I did lose my prescription plan. My plan is terminating due to Obamacare. Going out of business. Thanks Barrack Hussein. Instead of a decent, privately funded plan, I've got nothing now.
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 8:59:34 PM

>>Cons greatest fear of Obamacare is that America will like it. When that happens they will be seen as wrong ...... again.<<

I lost my premium plan at work because of the Cadillac tax. I hate it already.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 4:54:50 PM

Don't look now,...well.... okay, take another look, but the [L=http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/text deleted website drops the term "free care" from the web page![/L] But the URL still has the term in it!

Too rich!!!
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:39:08 AM

gocat, I am just sitting around waiting for them to mandate that everyone has a certain car with certain specifications and no older than a certain year model. If you cannot afford that 4WD pickup with leather heated seats, sunroof, bedliner, towing package, and technology package then the rest of the country will subsidize it for you.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:32:40 AM

Who doesn't like free cheese?
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gocatgo
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:22:25 AM

Cons greatest fear of Obamacare is that America will like it. When that happens they will be seen as wrong ...... again.
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PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:00:32 AM

I herd there is a movement by Doctors to not accept Medicare,all the tiny insurance companies popping up & Obamacare.
The Doctors are the ones getting the short end of the stick.
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WES03
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 9:09:33 AM

If you think health care insurance is expensive now, just wait until it's free.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 8:22:56 AM

WSJ Op-Ed:0bamaCare Arrives - Higher costs and fewer choices mean Republicans will have a chance to replace it.

"The Affordable Care Act opens for business on Tuesday, a testament to liberal perseverance if not wisdom. The plan was dragged across the finish line in 2010 with only Democratic votes but no democratic consensus, and then survived a wave election, an historic constitutional challenge, the 2012 campaign and durable popular opposition."

"October 1 is when enrollment will nominally begin for the exchanges, which are 0bamaCare's distribution channels for subsidized insurance."

"Some Republicans think 0bamaCare will collapse by itself. This is unlikely, and the Health and Human Services Department will use any regulatory means necessary to prop it up. The larger question is whether premiums will be affordable as Mr. 0bama promised, or if they'll soar. Given 0bamaCare's ambition and complexity, the answer is both, varying by state and person."

"The real measure of 0bamaCare will be how many individuals think they're better off. Some of the cost spikes will be offset by subsidies,"

"ObamaCare coverage will be closer to what insurers call "Medicaid Plus" than normal private insurance."

"The result is networks of physicians and hospitals that are very narrow and restrict patient choices in return for discounts. Forget about seeing that specialist, and queue up at the community hospital."

"The larger story is that ObamaCare is gradually splitting U.S. health care into a two-tier system. One tier will be insurance that depends on direct government subsidies and controls—Medicaid, Medicare and the Medicaid Plus of ObamaCare's exchanges. This care will be constrained over time by how much the public is willing to be taxed."

"The other tier will be the 156 million Americans who now have private coverage through their jobs, though ObamaCare is changing that too. One consequence has been a boom in part-time employment to avoid the law's penalties..."

How can costs not go up, getting federal bureaucracy involved in an industry?

Not to worry-----America is a rich country, the richest in the world, we can afford it. Right?
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 10:12:58 AM

So much for "Affordable Care Act!" For who? I bet you not a single liberal on this board can even start to explain where this came from and how much a lie it is...
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 10:06:35 AM

In our case our premium will increase just like the family mentioned whose premium tripled. We, also, have had no health changes nor have we had any claims. Saw on the news last night a self-employed guy who had no insurance in the past and now will have it under Obamacare with a $179.00 month reduction in his premium because he qualifies for a decrease because of his yearly income. Things are not as Obama promised for many of us, but the "entitled" masses will now have healthcare with a bonus because their income is under a certain amount. There is certainly something very wrong with this.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2013 9:58:21 AM

One man's ObamaCare nightmare

"It had stunning news. Insurance for the Mangiones and their two boys,which they bought on the individual market, was going to almost triple in 2014 --- from $333 a month to $965.

The insurance carrier made it clear the increase was in order to be compliant with the new health care law."

I wonder how many more people are going to be getting these notices?
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 12:32:36 PM

Yes, Hemond, there goes the 40 hour work week.

Now people will be working two 29-hour jobs, so 58 hours with no overtime will be the norm.

Way to go Unions, way to go Democrats, for upholding workers' rights! (With friends like them, who needs enemies?)
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 10:41:42 AM

::::"It’s noteworthy how exercised Big Labor has become over the imposition of ObamaCare, which will tax and thereby wreck generous health-care plans they have negotiated (and in some cases struck over) for decades.
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Not only that, it will decimate the 40 hour work week, which is among the crowning achievements of organized labor.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 20, 2013 10:19:07 AM

Ohio clinic touted by Obama slashes budget due to ObamaCare

Ouch...this leaves a mark:

"A spokeswoman for the clinic tells Fox News the clinic is being forced to cut back to prepare for increased costs and decreased revenue under the health care reform law.

These changes will include offering early retirement to approximately 3,000 employees, reducing operational costs, and then layoffs as needed."
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2013 10:10:19 AM

This article says "Liberals Turn on 0bamaCare" but it should be titled "Big Labor Turns On 0bamaCare"

"It’s noteworthy how exercised Big Labor has become over the imposition of ObamaCare, which will tax and thereby wreck generous health-care plans they have negotiated (and in some cases struck over) for decades.

It is as if labor bosses just figured out how rotten ObamaCare is for their members."

They are finally getting a clue.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 8:13:22 AM

0bama continues to pander to the unions (is he running for office again?)
Labor Leader: 0bamacare 'Needs To Be Repealed' If Union Demands Aren't Met
Unions Look to Extort an 0bamacare Handout
Unfinished Business: Unions Press for Obamacare Changes

Not so fast. Violating the Constitution may be standard fare for this Administration (The 14th in this case), but this one won't go unchallenged.
Republicans move to halt obamaCare 'bailout' for angry unions
"Capitol Hill Republicans are trying to stop the obama administration from offering labor unions a sweetheart deal on obamaCare, as the White House tries to quell a simmering rebellion from Big Labor over the health care law."
"Reports have surfaced on a plan that would give union workers -- and only union workers -- subsidies to help pay for health insurance even if they're covered through their job. The purported "carve-out" could soothe the simmering discontent within Big Labor."
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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2013 7:54:14 PM

I looks like one of Obamacare’s biggest supporters has relized that they made a Faustian deal. “The AFL-CIO approved a resolution saying that President Obama's health care overhaul will drive up the costs of union-sponsored health plans to the point that workers and employers are forced to abandon them.”

AFL-CIO calls ObamaCare 'highly disruptive' to union health plans

If I remember we heard that prediction come from many people and groups. this was from Sept of 2010

The unions also complain that wholesale elimination of full-time jobs as small, medium and large business all pursue the "part-time" worker loophole, which has lead to a surge in part-time jobs and at the expense of normal, full-time occupations. This was most recently experienced by the New Jersey worker union which was shocked to find that a local casino was overly relying on part-time workers.


Again this was predicted.


We were told if you like your healthcare you can keep it. We were told the only difference was that it would be cheaper. As we can see this was a lie used to such people in.
Maybe this is why we had to pass it to see what was in it. If the unions had know what was in it they would surely not have supported it.
Now that its law I say let the unions live with their deal with the Devil.
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2013 10:39:21 AM

You know for a fact, Jack, that there will be consequences in the 2014 elections and beyond, when ObamaCare© continues to roost, and voters realize that they have been sold a bill of goods. (The apathetic and/or misinformed ones, coming aboard with those of us that saw the train long before now).
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urban_dweller
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2013 3:25:04 AM

I wonder how many are aware that if you can show foreign residency, you are automatically 100% exempt from ObumblerCare. There is no requirement to reveal any information regarding you or your family's healthcare coverage, no requirement to acquire coverage, and no penalties whatsoever.

Just another perk of having your business located outside of the SSA.
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2013 1:51:42 AM

I got a letter from my health insurance company, with my premium increase of $48 per month, now keep in mind Obama's words, "If you have health insurance and a family doctor, you can keep it, nothing will change."

--ROFLMAO!

************************

Mr. EZExit:

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*You don't have to do anything until 2014*
You can stay on your current plan until your renewal date in 2014. Your current plan may be the best option for your budget until then. Many of our 2014 plans may have higher premiums because of the requirements of healthcare reform.

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*We're here to help*
BCBSAZ is committed to helping you understand your options. We will send you more information about the new BCBSAZ plans thatwill be available in 2014 later this year.

For more healthcare reform information, visit azblue.com/ChangesIn2014. In the meantime, please contact us if you have any questions: (602) XXX-XXXX.
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Hemond
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 9:41:52 PM

Just got a letter from my prescription provider. They are canceling my plan due to Obamacare. I thus now will lose a very good plan.

The letter states Obamacare required a $1,000,000 coverage limit. My provider is not able to provide that. They are thus forced to dissolve and we clients are now left with nothing. Thanks for nothing Obama.

I had a pretty good prescription plan with them for many years. Worked great. minimal costs, small copay. Now thanks to Obamacare my costs skyrocket. Full pay, no coverage. Thanks for screwing us over Obama.
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 7:46:58 PM

On Feb 1, 2013 8:56:34 AM, AFSNCO wrote:

>If we put a tax on devices to pay for the devices isn't that just robbing one to pay the
>other? So you say that you are making medical care affordable yet the law meant to
>make it affordable adds costs to your bill...huh? I think they call that a contradiction!

I think they realized that as they repealed that part of Obamacare.
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Sneakers55
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 7:13:36 PM

On Jul 27, 2013 6:02:02 AM, wbacon wrote:

>The afforable care act what an OXYMORONIC TITLE

The full title is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. We'll see how well the "patient protection" works once the death panels kick in.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 10:33:34 AM

Streaming Live from the Exempt America Rally on the front lawn of the Capitol Building.

Today 10AM - 5PM eastern.

Featured speakers at noon eastern, Senators Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Rand Paul.

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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Sep 7, 2013 10:03:24 AM

Citing costs, IBM to move retirees off health plan

You will see more and more of this.
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2013 11:15:21 PM

A woman from Los Angeles who was a tree-hugging, liberal Democrat and an anti-hunter purchased a piece of timberland near Colville, WA. There was a large tree on one of the highest points in the tract. She wanted a good view of the natural splendor of her land so she started to climb the big tree.

As she neared the top she encountered a spotted owl that attacked her. In her haste to escape, the woman slid down the tree to the ground and got many splinters in her crotch. In considerable pain, she hurried to a local ER to see a doctor. She told him she was an environmentalist, a Democrat, and an anti-hunter and how she came to get all the splinters.

The doctor listened to her story with great patience and then told her to go wait in the examining room and he would see if he could help her. She sat and waited three hours before the doctor reappeared.

The angry woman demanded, "What took so long?" He smiled and then told her, "Well, I had to get permits from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management before I could remove old-growth timber from a 'recreational area' so close to a waste treatment facility. I'm sorry, but due to Obama-care they turned you down."
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2013 12:30:58 PM

"gvan, your defense of not really saying anything says it all...you have nothing to say."

My point is not a single spouse is losing health coverage as many articles say 15,000 are losing coverage. That's B.S.
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2013 5:37:46 AM

Delta warns ObamaCare will drive $100 million spike in health care costs

8-23-13

"Delta Air Lines has issued an urgent warning about the impact of ObamaCare, claiming the law's implementation will contribute to a roughly $100 million increase in health care costs next year alone."

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johnnyg1200
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 10:02:24 PM

BTC your governor lied. Obamacare will not give insurance to everyone in the nation or even in Kentucky. There will still be people left without insurance. If I remember correctly one government report estimated that the number of uninsured will remain about the same because of people losing there full time work because of the healthcare law and others who not qualify for the government subsidies. My oldest daughter is one. She works a part time job and is in school. She won’t get insurance from work and she won’t make enough to buy it herself even with the subsidies. From what we have been able to find out she won’t have insurance even after Obamacare goes into full effect.

As for me, we had a three tear insurance plan economy, mid range and premium. I have four kids on my insurance and a wife. I had the premium plan. After the end of the year we will no longer have the premium plan because of the Cadillac tax. So much for the lie that if you like your plan you can keep it.
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EZExit
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 7:47:42 PM

btc: <<<"About half the audience burst into applause at that point while the other half sat on their hands. But he wasn’t done. He cited a study that showed the law would inject about $15.6 billion into the Kentucky economy over eight years, create 17,000 new jobs, and generate $802 million for the state budget.">>>

--What law was this in regards to? Unless the state plans to have a profit margin on the health exchange, or thinks that they get part of the tax revenue, I don't know where they plan to get all of this money. Where does Kentucky plan to get this windfall of jobs & revenue? Someone (or everyone) is paying for it...

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noseatbelt
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 5:07:07 PM

I've looked, and looked, and I can't find one poll in favor of keeping obamacare as is.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 4:40:18 PM

"The National Journal reported that Beshear compared health insurance to “the safety net of crop insurance” and said farmers need both. His relentless onslaught continued:

He said 640,000 Kentuckians—15 percent of the state—don’t have health insurance and “trust me, you know many of those 640,000 people. You’re friends with them. You’re probably related to them. Some may be your sons and daughters. You go to church with them. Shop with them. Help them harvest their fields. Sit in the stands with them as you watch your kids play football or basketball or ride a horse in competition. Heck, you may even be one of them.”

“We’ve ranked that bad for a long, long time. The Affordable Care Act is our historic opportunity to address this weakness and to change the course of the future of the commonwealth. We’re going to make insurance available for the very first time in our history to every single citizen of the commonwealth of Kentucky.”

About half the audience burst into applause at that point while the other half sat on their hands. But he wasn’t done. He cited a study that showed the law would inject about $15.6 billion into the Kentucky economy over eight years, create 17,000 new jobs, and generate $802 million for the state budget."

McConnell and Paul were sitting right there, stonefaced.

Our Kentucky Governor understands what our state needs.

[Edited by: btc1 at 8/23/2013 4:41:14 PM EST]
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 12:26:50 PM

I75...yep. And that is the thinking of many. Somebody has got to pay for my poor life decisions...other than me that is! With 15 kids according to SemiSteve and others on this board she should qualify for a $45/hour job based on her need...
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 12:02:04 PM


AFS, >>Somebody is going to pay...<<
Do you mean like this?
Somebody needs to pay for all my children....
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 11:53:28 AM

"AFSNCO, wait, if the costs for health insurance for employees goes up at UVA, won't that increase tuition costs?"

Somebody is going to pay...for every raise in health costs...across the board. Prices are going to go up for everything, not just health costs.
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nstrdnvstr
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 11:29:46 AM

AFSNCO, wait, if the costs for health insurance for employees goes up at UVA, won't that increase tuition costs?

Didn't Obama just complain about how high tuition is?
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 10:10:50 AM

Speaking of graphs, I like flowcharts. Like this one. If that is too busy, try this one. There is definitely stuff missing from the second one.
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 9:48:53 AM

Airfresh, I'm sure you're graph is accurate. Government meddling always adds to costs.
Do you have a link to a source for that?
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 9:48:06 AM

gvan, your defense of not really saying anything says it all...you have nothing to say.

"UVA said Wednesday this is only one of many “major changes” coming to their health plans as a result of ObamaCare. The university says the changes are necessary because the law is projected to add $7.3 million to the cost of the university’s health plan in 2014 alone."

Yep, more affordable healthcare!!!!
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airfresh
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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 9:39:44 AM

Obamacare and affordability are incongruous.

The first time govt involved itself so heavily in health care was medicare. If you look at a line graph of health care costs over the decades prior you see a slow steady rise in costs. If you overlay that with a line graph of inflation over the same time period you see a parallel relationship along the same path. If you continue that overlay in the following years you see a spike almost off the charts after medicare went into effect while inflation continued at it's same pace.

We WILL see and ARE seeing a similar cause and effect relationship happening now between Obamacare and rising costs.

[Edited by: airfresh at 8/23/2013 9:41:40 AM EST]
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gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 6:21:32 PM

UPS is dropping spouse coverage for non-union employees that have spouses employed at another job where coverage is available. Spouse coverage will remain intact if the spouse is not employed. This is definitely a totally overrated non-story.
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AFSNCO
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 12:13:44 PM

Employers dropping coverage for thousands of spouses over ObamaCare costs

Looks like another casualty of ObamaCare...family plans will go out the window.
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mudtoe
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 1:21:23 PM

Forever 21 Demotes All Non-Management Employees to Part Time


Forever 21, a clothing retailer catering to young women, has announced that starting August 31st all non-management employees will be demoted to part time, part time being defined as working no more than 29 1/2 hours a week. The threshold for being subject to Obamacare is 30 hours a week. Coincidence? You be the judge.


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