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What are we to do about the 2017 Obamacare healthcare tax hike? New 50% to 75% increases are common!
Many employees making under $100k per year are CANCELLING American healthcare insurance. The average family's monthly cost in 2017 is $800 to $1,200 per month plus high deductibles and much higher copays such as $60 to $120 just to visit doctor. The govt planned the insurance price ceiling "thaw" in 2017 to happen just after Obama left office... Estimate is that over 25 million workers have dropped healthcare since April 2017. People are choosing cheaper tax penalty. Then, if major health event occurs, they buy in at that time with 30% penalty. Many USA employers are RECOMMENDING the drop out!
You are right- my healthcare insurance went up almost 60% last month.
I heard that many employees have indeed cancelled healthcare and plan to simply pay tax penalty.
Unfortunately it may take some time for the new administration to properly address this situation.
I do not see a clear and safe way forward right now. Either fit in working society and pay the huge price, or go without and use indigent care county facilities for major issues, or leave the country.
Thank you for the feedback. It appears many do not realize this sweeping change occurred in 2017 insurance firms now quote weekly pricing. This trick works!
(2017 united healthcare Choice Plus Buy Up plan for family is $453.24 per WEEK cost!)
What about the republican replacement?
Bureaucracies in the Obama Administration have thus far published approximately 11,588,500 words of final Obamacare regulations, while there are only 381,517 words in the Obamacare law itself.
That means unelected federal officials have now written 30 words of regulations for each word in the law.
What is commonly known as the Obamacare law includes both the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (HCERA). Since these bills were signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010, various agencies in the administration have published 109 final regulations spelling out how they are to be implemented.
These 109 final regulations account for a combined 10,535 pages in the Federal Register, where the government officially published them.
The Federal Register presents the regulations in relatively small type with three columns of text on each page. CNSNews.com calculated that there is an average of 1,100 words on each of these pages by counting the actual words in one 78-page Obamacare regulation and then dividing by 78.
average of 1,100 words per page, the 10,535 pages of Obamacare regulations consist of approximately 11,588,500 words.
"What happened to the 8th Am?" Justice Antonin Scalia erupted after a lawyer suggested the justices might go through the bill and decide which parts were constitutional. The Eight Amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishment, and Scalia clearly thought reading the entire law would qualify. "You really want us to go through these 2,700 pages?" he asked the lawyer. "And do you really expect the court to do that?"
Chief Justice John Roberts said only that he had "looked through" the entire law.
That no justice seemed eager to delve into the whole thing might have serious consequences on the issue of what is called "severability" -- that is, whether part of the law, in this case the individual mandate, can be declared unconstitutional and struck down, while the remainder stays in effect. It's just not clear what those consequences might be.
Then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was taken aback when a young conservative reporter asked her, "Where, specifically, does the Constitution grant Congress the authority to enact an individual health insurance mandate?" "Are you serious?" Pelosi responded. "Are you serious?"
Pelosi never answered the question, and neither did many liberals, even as a serious challenge to Obamacare made its way to the Supreme Cour
Obama "care" has proven to be disastrous to say the least. However, Liberals are still touting the "wonders" of Obama"care" as we speak. They contend that America needs a universal healthcare system which I vehemently disagree with. I have reiterated many times that the American healthcare system was fine as it is. We Americans don't need the government managing our healthcare. I have never seen anyone refused healthcare because they couldn't pay.
Obama"care" is going to bankrupt America if it continues to remain. We are taxed enough & it is undemocratic to mandate that someone take health insurance. Obama"care" is a racket & smart people realize this. It is the delusional Liberals who believe the nonsensical hype regarding universal healthcare. WE DON'T NEED ANY STINKING UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE. LEAVE HEALTHCARE to the....INDIVIDUAL, THANK YOU.
by Christin Sander5 years ago
How many people complaining about the healthcare bill actually know what's in it?I see a lot of people complaining and crying about how it will destroy America etc. What I don't see are logical arguments against it or...
by Kathryn L Hill3 years ago
If we do not repeal Obama Care...what will happen to the nation?Will we ever enjoy the same amount of liberty that we had before?For instance, I was fined $200.00 for not having health insurance.I know others who were...
by GA Anderson4 years ago
Is this a new "smoking gun" about Obamacare deception, or just more "right Wing" rhetoric?Is that 5% (5.7 to 9 million American plans) "you can not keep it!" number going to increase to...
by Alternative Prime2 years ago
Opening his mouth doesn’t appear to be a strong suit for poor ole’ backwards Jeb - Every time he yaps his trap his big “Special” brother George W looks like the intelligent sibling ~ How much trouble is that?If...
by Mike Russo4 years ago
How is your state doing with Obama Care State Exchanges? Read this article about how the California State Exchange is going to help lower premium costs.http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013/05 … ng-points/
by Grace Marguerite Williams4 years ago
What are the 6 ways Obama"care" is a total waste of time, energy, and money where there arehospitals and/or other medical facilities that offer very low cost and/or free health care?The "purpose"...
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