Obamacare has failed in everything it set out to do (all the bad news about Obamacare)

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Obamacare has failed in everything it set out to do – no, you won’t save $2,500, you can’t keep your doctor or plan, and no, it hasn’t significantly reduced the number of uninsured as promised.  Happy 10-Year Anniversary, everybody!

  • To exemplify why millions of Americans remain uninsured, CMS provides this personal account: “A 60-year old couple in Grand Island, Nebraska making $70,000 a year—which is just slightly too much to qualify for Obamacare’s premium subsidy—is faced with paying $38,000, over half of their yearly income, to buy a silver plan with an $11,100 annual maximum out-of-pocket limit.” No wonder 28 million Americans are uninsured.

Thanks to guaranteed issue, Obamacare locks people with pre-existing conditions out of top health care centers

The Supreme Court will hear a legal challenge to Obamacare next term, but the case is not expected to be decided by the November election

Obamacare made insurance companies filthy rich and they are glad to see Bernie fade away; UnitedHealth shares more than quadrupled in less than a decade

North Carolina has 14,000 eligible people with intellectual disabilities on the Medicaid waiting list – some for as long as 17 years – and you want Medicaid expansion so you can milk Washington for more money per enrollee?  Shame on you!

Writer praises Medicaid expansion for protecting people from catastrophic medical expenses. If that’s so wonderful, why did you let Obamacare get rid of catastrophic insurance?  You could have just bought everyone a catastrophic policy; that would have been a whole lot cheaper than Medicaid expansion.

Deconstructing the Single Payer Narrative (tweets & analysis) –

– legalize true catastrophic insurance
– return Medicaid to a poverty program



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