Obamacare’s “Sub-Standard Plans” Plan

Comment: Remember those plans the President said he cancelled because they were “sub-standard,” issued by “bad apple” insurance companies?  You know, horrible plans that didn’t cover maternity care for a man, or preventive udder coverage for a steer?

You’ll be glad to know Obamacare’s rules approve employer plans with NO hospitalization. (Gee thanks, O-nonpolitical government-”care”! Great job of keeping down rate-hikes until after the election, all you lying Obamacare-bureaucrats!!)

Insurance consultants were shocked recently to learn that Obama administration rules allow large companies to offer 2015 worker health plans that don’t include hospital benefits.

[...]Offering minimum-value insurance at an affordable price spares companies from fines of as much as $3,120 per worker next year.”

“As previously reported by Kaiser Health News and the Washington Post, industry executives were surprised this summer to see consultants selling calculator-approved plans that lack hospital insurance and cost half as much as similar coverage with hospitalization.

Administration signals doubts about calculator permitting health plans without hospital benefits
By Jay Hancock, October 20, 2014

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