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Maine Medicaid Drama Continutes (all the bad news about Obamacare)

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Maine Governor LePage refuses to launch Medicaid expansion without reliable funding: “I will go to jail before I put the state in red … Continue reading

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Cost of Obamacare Subsidies Going Way Up

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Obamacare price increases causing sharp rise in average subsidy payment and overall cost to Treasury of Obamacare subsidies. Other than that, Obamacare is … Continue reading

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No Mayo (all the bad news about Obamacare)

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Did Obamacare really increase ‘coverage’? No Obamacare plan covers MD Anderson Cancer Center or Mayo Clinic. Obamacare plans look like Medicaid. https://www.wsj.com/articles/obamacare-can-be-worse-than-medicaid-1530052891 Preexisting … Continue reading

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Insurers seek ACA price hikes that outstrip inflation (all the bad news about Obamacare)

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays High Risk Pools Are a Good Answer, But Obamacare DESTROYED Them (OCTS original reporting) http://0363930.netsolhost.com/WordPress/2018/06/23/high-risk-pools-are-a-good-answer-but-obamacare-destroyed-them/ Insurers seek ACA price hikes that outstrip inflation … Continue reading

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High Risk Pools Are a Good Answer, But Obamacare DESTROYED Them

A benefits consultant in Kansas received this inquiry – I’m a trucker with Type 2 diabetes. My wife and kids are on a plan with the school district but if she would have added me, premium would be over $1400 … Continue reading

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Blame Trump, Courts, Congress and America – But Don’t Blame Obamacare

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Obamacare’s Limited Enrollment Hurts People (Real Life, Real Pain) (OCTS original reporting) http://0363930.netsolhost.com/WordPress/2018/06/17/obamacares-limited-enrollment-hurts-people-real-life-real-pain/ Court rules against insurers claiming feds obligated to pay them … Continue reading

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Obamacare’s Limited Enrollment Hurts People (Real Life, Real Pain)

From a benefits consultant in Kansas – Widow with 2 young children trying to sort out life. Humana dropped her plan last fall. Helped her sign up for a plan in Exchange with subsidy. She was given until mid May … Continue reading

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More Constitutional Questions Swirl Around Obamacare

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Justice Department refuses to defend Obamacare in court, argues preexisting condition and community rating provisions unconstitutional http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/391292-justice-dept-argues-key-parts-of-obamacare-are-unconstitutional?userid=29674 Maine Governor appeals court order to … Continue reading

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Put Obamacare Out of its Misery

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays BCBS VP: Obamacare prices will rise as much as 80% next year. http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/389011-insurance-official-substantial-obamacare-premium-increases-coming CBO: ACA benchmark silver plan to spike average 15% in … Continue reading

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Pin the Hikes on the Donkey, not the Elephant

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Obamacare blew up long before Trump took office – individual market premiums doubled 2013-2017 https://nypost.com/2018/05/16/dems-in-denial-on-whats-driving-obamacare-premiums-through-the-roof/ ACA carriers in Oregon request price hikes up … Continue reading

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