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CJ Kelly says
Good point, CJ. I have the impression they are exiting any local market where they don't have a good enough profit margin.
That leaves a handful (or one) that raise rates by %% to pay for the high costs of a small number of the truly sick.
Obamacare is a failure, and isn't it interesting that congress raised the medical tax deduc threshold from 7.5% to 10%. They knew that insurance costs would go up and more people would make the original threshold. That means less tax rev for IRS/
Brad, what do you propose as a replacement?
No replacement can be made because Congress is not working on the side of the people. Obamacare changed the healthcare ins paradigm when it made insurance mandatory.. This artificially increases demand, and they can charge whatever they want.
Trump has made it clear he will kill the program if he becomes President. If the GOP maintains control of both houses, the members will cooperate with him because they have said the same.
Health care quality is dismal at best. We need to improve the quality of care, and work on finding cures for diseases as well. The eppi pen is a prime example of a failed health care. Additionally, we need to fold drugs back into a single ins.
Yep, price gouging is certainly part of the problem. Epipen is a good example of it.
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John R Wilsdon says
I get your frustration. At the same time, medical bankruptcies were skyrocketing before ACA because of people with no insurance.
It pushed those costs on the rest of us. My premiums were going up double digits even before ACA. What do we do next?
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