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Bad News: Fiddling While Rome Burns

Magical thinking: CBO score once again relies on individual mandate to herd people into Obamacare. http://www.nationalreview.com/article/448003/american-health-care-act-cbo-scoring-alarmist Fake news: ‘CBO: 23M to lose coverage under GOP bill’. No, large bulk not currently covered. http://bwcentral.org/2017/05/fact-check-no-the-republican-healthcare-bill-would-not-cause-23-million-people-to-lose-insurance/ HHS: cost of individual health insurance has … Continue reading

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Bad News: ACA Price Increases Outta Sight

Obamacare supporters’ latest entry in the ‘Lie of the Year’ contest: ‘It’s Trump that made Obamacare prices go up.’ Nice try. They’ll say anything to keep this national disaster in place. Not a single price hike below the rate of … Continue reading

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Bad News: Who Will Speak for Obamacare’s Victims?

“I haven’t seen an ob/gyn in three years because we can’t afford insurance.” #ObamacareTrainWreck http://www.self.com/story/6-women-affordable-care-act-negatives “It’s cheaper to pay out of pocket than to pay for insurance.” #ItsNotWorking http://www.self.com/story/6-women-affordable-care-act-negatives Obamacare plans would cost 20% more if we stopped hiding the … Continue reading

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Bad News: Obamacare Insurers on Endangered Species List

“Here’s how many insurers ditched each state’s Obamacare exchanges in 2017” http://www.businessinsider.com/obamacare-2017-insurer-exits-from-states-map-2017-4 O-admin launched Healthcare.gov train wreck despite security warnings from contractor. http://freebeacon.com/issues/hhs-launched-obamacare-website-known-security-concerns/?utm_source=Freedom+Mail&utm_campaign=58e9867af0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_18&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b5e6e0e9ea-58e9867af0-45628225 Congress should not exempt itself from replacement bill like it did in ACA if it wants to … Continue reading

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Bad News: “The disappearing Obamacare insurers” (top tweets)

“The disappearing Obamacare insurers” https://www.axios.com/the-disappearing-obamacare-insurers-2357437003.html “Major Obamacare Insurer Blue Cross Blue Shield Won’t Turn a Profit in 2017” http://freebeacon.com/issues/major-obamacare-insurer-blue-cross-blue-shield-wont-turn-profit-2017/ ACA cheerleaders bogus claim ‘preexisting conditions not covered pre-ACA’ – employers, HIPAA could not deny. http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/healthcare/328174-obamacare-misled-americans-about-pre-existing-conditions-now Guaranteed Issue and Community Rating … Continue reading

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Bad News: Iowa Down to One Insurer (top tweets)

“Nearly all Iowa counties are down to a single insurer as Aetna calls it quits” http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20170406/NEWS/170409947/nearly-all-iowa-counties-are-down-to-a-single-insurer-as-aetna-calls Wellmark to leave Iowa ACA exchange; 21,400 can’t keep their plans. #ItsNotWorking http://www.thegazette.com/subject/news/health/wellmark-to-leave-iowa-exchange-stop-selling-obamacare-compliant-plans-20170403 Knoxville could be first U.S. city with no Obamacare insurer, if … Continue reading

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Obamacare Still Bad News

“Obamacare Regulations Drove Up Health Insurance Premium Costs By Up to 68%” http://www.lifenews.com/2017/03/24/new-analysis-obamacare-regulations-drove-up-health-insurance-premium-costs-by-up-to-68/ Here is how much each Obamacare insurance regulation has driven up premiums: Anthem may leave many Obamacare markets next year. http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/03/31/report-another-major-insurer-appears-set-to-pull-out-of-obamacare-markets/ Anthem departure could leave zero insurers … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Fake News

A couple of weeks ago, Mike Pence called all the promises the Democrats ever made about Obamacare ‘fake news.’  Well, there was plenty of news this week showing just how fake Obamacare is in many respects: Everywhere you turn now, … Continue reading

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TOP TWEETS – Fake News

FAKE NEWS: Mythic surge in Obamacare popularity is FAKE NEWS – Dem pollsters, cherry-picked findings, partisan press https://spectator.org/obamacare-sees-miraculous-popularity-surge/ FAKE POLLS leave out fact ‘replace’ components are popular – HSAs, low-cost ins w/o mandates, interstate market https://www.forbes.com/sites/sallypipes/2017/02/20/repeal-and-replace-is-more-popular-than-polls-suggest/#78cb1f1d6512 FAKE POPULARITY: “ObamaCare’s Popularity … Continue reading

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UPDATE – If You Like Your Administrator….

There was plenty of bad news about Obamacare again this week: We were promised ‘if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.’  One woman recently found out that the price of keeping her doctor was a premium increase … Continue reading

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