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Close Encounters with Single Payer Healthcare in Western Europe

By Laure Fergy March 2019 In President Obama’s weekly address on June 6, 2009 he famously said, concerning Obamacare: “If you like the doctor you have, you can keep your doctor…” I personally believe that the former President was mocking … 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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MEDICAID EXPANSION Responsible For ONE TENTH of the National Deficit in 2014

OCTS original reporting, July 15, 2016 Our Friend, Mr. National Debt Pretty much anything with a pulse (including your neighbor’s cat) knows America’s national debt is the twenty-trillion pound elephant ready to crush the country’s future. Wondering just how that’s … Continue reading

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Take Back Our Healthcare!

This is a true story of how Obamacare torpedoes the dignity and self-sufficiency of ordinary Americans. It robs people of their freedom and their individual sovereignty, pillars of the American Idea. We are not state property – TAKE BACK OUR … Continue reading

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Medicaid Expansion’s Bottomless Pit

Medicaid expansion – pouring infinite resources into a bottomless pit. Click on the pic to see animated .gif – Alarm bells sound b/c Medicaid expansion blew past projections in >12 states (monstrous holes when 100% match ends) http://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Alarm-over-Medicaid-enrollment-surge-6394022.php  The Case … Continue reading

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The Administration is Lying About Premium Increases

Comment: The Administration is publicly boasting about Obamacare’s supposedly low premium hikes. Meanwhile, they’re paying insurers under the table to keep rate increases lower than they otherwise would be. OCTS has previously published documentation showing that Obamacare has raised individual … Continue reading

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Another Way Obamacare Discourages Work

A woman in Tennessee reports to us she won’t work over 29 hours because then her employer would have to offer her its health plan which she does not like. If she refuses her employer’s plan, she would lose her … Continue reading

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Government Fails to Show Subsidies Included in Original Healthcare.gov Design

In a Freedom of Information Act case currently in court, CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) has thus far failed to produce any records showing that the calculation and display of subsidies were any part of the original Obamacare … Continue reading

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Predatory Hospitals Forcing Other Hospitals Out of Business

Comment: We received the following account from a reader. It should give pause to those predisposed to giving hospitals whatever they want, including more bucket loads of taxpayer money. Hospitals are not entirely benign – nor are they above human … Continue reading

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The Citizen’s Guide to Obamacare, Gruber edition

One of Obamacare’s Chief Masterminds Describes the Plan, His Presentation Captured and Rendered Onto Paper for Public Discussion OCTS original reporting Dec. 2, 2014 In a series of presentations circa 2012, Professor Jonathan Gruber traveled America promoting his creation, Obamacare, … Continue reading

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