The Final Nail in the Coffin for Obamacare?

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    If Obamacare fails and people can't get insurance...How is that good for the American people?
    I can't even fathom how that's going to work.

    Seems like some of you are cheering for anarchy.
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    I saw a survey that said nearly 60% of physicians now want a single-payer system so they don't have to deal with Obamacare or insurance companies. Some physicians now take cash only for services because they are so fed up with insurance companies.

    If Republicans at this point let Obamacare collapse when they have the power to fix it it would look very bad on them

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    Quote Originally Posted by Run To State View Post
    I guess that's a no, then?
    From a purely personal standpoint, that would be absolutely correct. When I retired in 2008, our health insurance premium was on a trajectory to double every 6 years or so. Before Obamacare.

    My premium has stayed the same, with a small increase in deductible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcpapa View Post
    From a purely personal standpoint, that would be absolutely correct. When I retired in 2008, our health insurance premium was on a trajectory to double every 6 years or so. Before Obamacare.

    My premium has stayed the same, with a small increase in deductible.

    You're welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doomer View Post
    You're welcome.
    I, along with 20 million or so who now have insurance, thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcpapa View Post
    From a purely personal standpoint, that would be absolutely correct. When I retired in 2008, our health insurance premium was on a trajectory to double every 6 years or so. Before Obamacare.

    My premium has stayed the same, with a small increase in deductible.
    Odd to me how my healthcare insurance and the insurance of everyone I know is worse and more expensive. I can't figure out how you and a few others have it better now than majority of us. Even still, it's an overall failure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Run To State View Post
    Odd to me how my healthcare insurance and the insurance of everyone I know is worse and more expensive. I can't figure out how you and a few others have it better now than majority of us. Even still, it's an overall failure.
    Mine hasn't changed a bit.

    Family plans at my company went up. I think the main thing was it went from covering unlimited kids to a multiplier as the number of kids went up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by formerkywrestler View Post
    Mine hasn't changed a bit.

    Family plans at my company went up. I think the main thing was it went from covering unlimited kids to a multiplier as the number of kids went up.
    Well, that makes two of us.

    #buckingthetrend

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    No significant changes in the cost or coverage for my family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Run To State View Post
    Odd to me how my healthcare insurance and the insurance of everyone I know is worse and more expensive. I can't figure out how you and a few others have it better now than majority of us. Even still, it's an overall failure.
    Joking aside to @mcpapa, that was kind of my point. I am happy that everyone has "coverage", but I absolutely won't use mine, because I now have a $5,000 family deductible so it is more of a stop loss than anything else. Additionally, because I had a one-up record year, my tax bill was considerably higher in 2016 due to additional provisions of the AHCA. To me making healthcare affordable and providing insurance aren't necessarily the same thing.

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    My Mom's was the same until they were officially acquired Q4 of 2016.

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    Quote Originally Posted by doomer View Post
    Joking aside to @mcpapa, that was kind of my point. I am happy that everyone has "coverage", but I absolutely won't use mine, because I now have a $5,000 family deductible so it is more of a stop loss than anything else. Additionally, because I had a one-up record year, my tax bill was considerably higher in 2016 due to additional provisions of the AHCA. To me making healthcare affordable and providing insurance aren't necessarily the same thing.
    Many of us have always said that there's a big difference between healthcare and healthcare insurance.

    Those tax things have never affected me. Haven't even itemized for years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Run To State View Post
    I guess that's a no, then?
    Just drive by one liners is all you will receive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FarBeyondDriven View Post
    Just drive by one liners is all you will receive.
    See post 18. Sorry.

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    It seems like only people that voted for Obama has had no change or better coverage, at least in Kentucky.

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