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Deadline Passes For Obamacare

But enrollment still may not guarantee coverage

December 26, 2013

CHICAGO — The deadline has passed, and so too the surprise grace period, for signing up for health insurance as part of the nation’s health care la....

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daWraith

Dec-27-13 4:55 PM

Wonderlies is powerless to debate the facts, just the usual ad hominem Tu Quoque logic fallacy daily.

Shame she was only privileged to a third class valley education.

Then she might have been able to defeat a German Shepherd in High School Debate.

As it IS, dogs RULE and Wonderlies Drools.

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daWraith

Dec-27-13 4:53 PM

Wonderlies, and they are already starting to LEAVE I hear so in a few years your market with be WORSE than ever.

Who wants to live around a piles of wells making noise and polluting the air?

Only those CONDEMNED to live in the Ohio Valley of the Da*ned like you. Get a CLUE!

OV is not a CHOICE, it is a PUNISHMENT!

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wonderwhy

Dec-27-13 1:39 PM

duwhop- You know there is a housing and rental market in Wheeling because of the energy companies! Of course you do, BUT, won't admit it! LOL no wonderwhy!

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wonderwhy

Dec-27-13 1:38 PM

LOL! duwhop quoting Fox News? again. It's clear, he also believes in white Santa and white Jesus! Hey, did you catch the clip on the KKK grand poobah quoting Glen Beck? Birds of a feather! No wonderwhy!

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daWraith

Dec-27-13 10:17 AM

BTW a Winnebago in Boyle Heights is probably worth MORE and EASIER to sell that a 3 bedroom house in he DYING OHIO VALLEY, is it not??

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daWraith

Dec-27-13 10:15 AM

Great defense of your Messiah signature program there, Roverblabber.

Now follow my laser pointer like a good doggie: Roll over and play DEAD.

GREAT!

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daWraith

Dec-27-13 10:13 AM

"The president may be vacationing in a tropical paradise, but there's no escaping the buffeting winds of troubled state health insurance exchanges, even in Hawaii.

For openers, the botched roll-out of the ObamaCare state exchange in Hawaii has hurt Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie's approval ratings: 51 percent of likely Democratic primary voters say they don't like the way he's doing his job.

Already out of a job is Coral Andrews, the executive director of Hawaii's state-run exchange. She submitted her resignation effective December 6 after only 257 people had signed up for health care a month into the roll out.

Hawaii's website contract was awarded to the same firm, CGI, that blew the national Healthcare.gov roll out. CGI won the Hawaii contract even after the state senate president warned the state exchange director not to hire the firm. CGI apparently also had botched Hawaii's tax website, costing Hawaiians $50 million to fix."

BBBWHAHAHAHAAHAH!

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rover1958

Dec-27-13 8:53 AM

rockEr - 'from his disabled 1977 Winnebago sitting in his mother-in-law's driveway in Boyle Heights '

You nailed it! LOL

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daWraith

Dec-27-13 7:42 AM

***wipeReputation, I gave more cash to charity than what you paid in taxes in 2013.

Make my day, La hã¡bil pizzaunt.

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RockEReputation

Dec-27-13 6:02 AM

wraiffer is "babbling Hillbilly bullspit" from his disabled 1977 Winnebago sitting in his mother-in-law's driveway in Boyle Heights where he relishes in his Cali dream... relegated to the limited bargain-basement Health Net coverage..

..while our immigrant family friend in CA, an ex-airline stewardess, now a humble dental tech, has Anthem Blue Cross with broader provider access.

Es una mierda que ser tú niño.

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rover1958

Dec-27-13 1:49 AM

I wonder whatever happened to the former prolific poster 'Ellis Wyatt'.....a devotee of 'Atlas Shrugged' ?

Likely his commentary on the current folderol in U.S. politics would be an interesting perspective.

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daWraith

Dec-26-13 11:24 PM

FabricatedReputation, "· Consumers have saved $5 billion over the past two years due to a new requirement blah bah blah.."

Obviously you have NO insurance FROCKE or you would KNOW what we already KNOW: I had a 40% increase in premiums in 2012 and about 20% in 2013.

I got NO new service that either I or my wife could use.

You are babbling Hillbilly bullspit you know nothing about.

My Ex Doctor RETIRED rather than work under Obamacare.

The BEST hospitals in Los Angeles are are REFUSING to participate as they cannot afford the PEANUTS those ahole Obamascammers are going to reimburse them.

Stick to something you understand, FabricatedReputation, like moonshine or Steely Dans or Manogrrams.

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daWraith

Dec-26-13 11:18 PM

MOngrel58, we realize that YOU have su*ked off of the Government teat your whole life but facts are:

Over 80% of the people were HAPPY with their private insurance BEFORE Obamacare F***ed it UP

ANd now MORE than 60%, HIGHER than EVER, do NOT favor Obamacare.

The Highest rejection rate of any insurance company in America: MEDICARE

If you think government health care is so {censored}ing great, I have 3 words for you:

Walter Reed Hospital.

FAIL!

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TrollSlayer

Dec-26-13 9:35 PM

RockERebabbler complaining about sources? When the Rebabbler’s source is the White House? The same White House that was awarded Lie of the Year for that classic “if you like your insurance you can keep it, period”?

You should know by now, RockE, that the Obama White House is the unreliable source of the year, at least according to PolitiFact. LOL

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TrollSlayer

Dec-26-13 9:28 PM

Your post sounds a little Fagin-ish, rover my dear. LOL

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RockEReputation

Dec-26-13 8:09 PM

Who dat source, bud light? FOX BLOG courtesy of the NY Post? Rupert's sensational NO pun tabloid?

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Thebudman

Dec-26-13 7:41 PM

continued:

Then there’s the new Medicare tax. Under ObamaCare, individual tax filers earning more than $200,000 and families earning more than $250,000 will pay an added 0.9 percent Medicare surtax on top of the existing 1.45 percent Medicare payroll tax. They’ll also pay an extra 3.8 percent Medicare tax on unearned income, such as investment dividends, rental income and capital gains.

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Thebudman

Dec-26-13 7:38 PM

continued:

There’s also a $2 fee per policy that goes into a new medical-research trust fund called the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Insurers pay a 3.5 percent user fee to sell medical plans on the HealthCare.gov Web site. ObamaCare supporters argue that federal subsidies for many low-income Americans will not only cover the taxes, but pay a big chunk of the premiums. But ObamaCare taxes don’t stop with health-plan premiums. Americans also will pay hidden taxes, such as the 2.3 percent medical-device tax that will inflate the cost of items such as pacemakers, stents and prosthetic limbs. Those with high out-of-pocket medical expenses also will get smaller income-tax deductions. Americans are currently allowed to deduct expenses that exceed 7.5 percent of their annual income. The threshold jumps to 10 percent under ObamaCare, costing taxpayers about $15 billion over 10 years. Then there’s the new Medicare tax. Under ObamaCare, individu

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Thebudman

Dec-26-13 7:37 PM

WASHINGTON — Here comes the ObamaCare tax bill. The cost of President Obama’s massive health-care law will hit Americans in 2014 as new taxes pile up on their insurance premiums and on their income-tax bills. Most insurers aren’t advertising the ObamaCare taxes that are added on to premiums, opting instead to discretely pass them on to customers while quietly lobbying lawmakers for a break. But one insurance company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, laid bare the taxes on its bills with a separate line item for “Affordable Care Act Fees and Taxes.” The new taxes on one customer’s bill added up to $23.14 a month, or $277.68 annually, according to Kaiser Health News. It boosted the monthly premium from $322.26 to $345.40 for that individual. The new taxes and fees include a 2 percent levy on every health plan, which is expected to net about $8?billion for the government in 2014 and increase to $14.3 billion in 2018.

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RockEReputation

Dec-26-13 6:54 PM

If they don’t, they must send consumers a rebate. In 2013, 8.5 million enrollees will receive rebates averaging $100 per family.

· Since the health care law was enacted, more than 7 million seniors and people with disabilities have saved an average of $1,200 per person on prescription drugs as the health care law closes Medicare’s “donut hole.”

Individuals no longer have to worry about having their health benefits cut off after they reach a lifetime limit on benefits. Starting in January, 105 million Americans will no longer have to worry about annual limits, either. - - Dave Johnson

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RockEReputation

Dec-26-13 6:52 PM

Obamascare!!!

· 71 million Americans on private insurance have gained coverage for at least one free preventive health care service such as a mammogram, birth control, or an immunization in 2011 and 2012. In the first eleven months of 2013 alone, an additional 25 million people with traditional Medicare have received at least one preventive service at no out of pocket cost.

· Up to 129 million Americans with pre-existing conditions – including up to 17 million children –will no longer have to worry about being denied health coverage or charged higher premiums because of their health status.

· Approximately 60 million Americans have gained expanded mental health and substance use disorder benefits and/or federal parity protections.

· Consumers have saved $5 billion over the past two years due to a new requirement that insurance companies have to spend at least 80% of premium dollars on care for patients (at least 85% for large group insurers). If they don’t, they must send c

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rover1958

Dec-26-13 4:59 PM

One single fact I know for sure. those who bombast that they will 'never sign up' and NEVER PAY for a policy will be first to sob and plea and beg ME THE TAXPAYER to pay their multi-million dollar medical expenses.

Should they and/or families be in a horrific accident or get some horrible ailment....suddenly, sob, sob, 'help me! help me!. It's always the case.

Oh...what say? You have some pitiful 'job' and you have private insurance? haw, haw! Just watch those Fagins weasel out of covering you (harumph...you have exceeded your policy limits....snort). It's always been that way.

I frankly don't care if any of you live or die....just don't sob to me and the other REAL taxpayers that you need H E L P!

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HercX007

Dec-26-13 1:03 PM

Really? You censored s u c k?

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HercX007

Dec-26-13 1:03 PM

This whole thing is beyond being a fiasco. I won't be signing up, ever! I can't afford it and I won't be forced into it. The premiums I have to pay is 4x what I earn in a month and the deductible is half that. I love how Obama lords himself over everyone, spouting off about what we need to do and how we just need to*****it up and deal with it. He runs around changing laws at his own behest without permission and blessing of the congress or the people. The enrollment is at a fraction of what Obama and his minions had planned and hoped for. I hope the system chokes and causes the entire plan to collapse and fall down around them. Then we'll see the emperor in his true clothes.

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Thebudman

Dec-26-13 9:55 AM

Happy Kwanzaa everyone!

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