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Obamacare's cost to the individual isn't the issue. The problem is that "government" should not be allowed to control the healthcare industry.
Oh..WOW...so cost is NOT the issue? : ) Thanks, I am not living in the US (anymore)...and seeing that obviously cost is no issue...makes me naturally wonder what then all the crying is about? And excuse me for being perplexed now....
Also..your statement about government control. WHO ELSE do you think is supposed to control the healthcare industry? Greed driven corporates? YOU? Your mom? Who else but THOSE people who get paid for their job (politicians) should control this?
reply to post by Phoenix
Well, deductible only matters if you pay something, right?
Lets remember though not one penny is reimbursed until that deductible is met which most pro ACA folks conveniently leave out of their cost estimates.
Any estimate on what a broken leg costs without insurance? Never mind a really bad car accident or cancer treatment. That deductible don't look so bad when you look at it that way, does it?
Not sure if the ACA is the answer but you don't get reimbursed until your deductible is met with any insurance plan pre-ACA.
reply to post by schuyler
Healthcare sure brings out the selfish in the baby boomer generation, I've noticed. All people care about is "Me, My, Mine".
Obamacare's cost to te individual isnt the issue. The problem is that "government" should not be allowed to control the healthcare industry. Look what "government" has done to degrade our public schools... and yet some people want them running the hospitals as well. Insanity...
I, mostly, agree with having less government interference. However, the healthcare system we had before obamacare wasn't working. Not saying obamacare has fixed it, but something had to change. Then look at other nations like canada, and japan. Their healthcare systems are working just fine, and they're free.
This is what I don't get on here.
reply to post by NativeZero
Should we wonder who is paying for your tax credit?
Insurance involves pooling funds from many insured entities (known as exposures) to pay for the losses that some may incur.