In the United States, how do you afford paying for health insurance, if you are unemployed, or only employed part-time (since health insurance is not frequently offered with part-time positions)? Since the (un)Affordable Care Act was passed, it would have cost my spouse $800/month to add me, and the same if I had added him. The (un)Affordable Care Act plans that you can purchase directly are terrible plans, and have extremely high deductibles' leaving many people stuck financially, whether they purchase it or not, as if they don't purchase it, they are heavily taxed at tax time.
by Susan Reid 6 years ago
This is an unscientific poll.I am curious to know the answers to four very simple questions:1. Do you have health insurance now?2. Who pays the premium (main monthly cost) of your health insurance?e.g., employer, government program, you, other3. If you didn't have insurance through a group...
by Judy Specht 2 years ago
I have been listening to how the government has a billion dollars for getting people to sign up for the Affordable Healthcare Act. Would that money have been better spent training more doctors and building new hospitals? New Jersey has closed how many community hospitals in the last few...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 12 months ago
Obama "care" for the most part has been a disaster. Premiums keep rising & for many, it has become exorbitantly expensive. According to the latest news, steps to repeal Obama"care" has been defeated. Trumpcare as it was proposed would have...
by rhamson 8 years ago
These statistics come from 1991 but show a trend that needs looking at when we are fed the line about the best healthcare system in the world.http://www.huppi.com/kangaroo/L-healthcare.htmHealth Care Expenditures (percent of GDP) (1)United States 13.4%Canada ...
by Eric Seidel 15 months ago
Can anyone explain the Affordable Care Act to me?I was honestly going to make a Hub about this, asking this very question, and I had written 800 something words on the subject. Ok actually it's more like a mild rant, but I think this would be better as a Hubpages question rather than a Hub that no...
by rhamson 8 years ago
The latest vote to pass health care reform in congress has failed. Do we need to drop the issue or negotiate a new one?
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