Obama Slaps States That Don't Comply With Obamacare

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    Obama Slaps States That Don't Comply With Obamacare​



    By: Sandy Fitzgerald and Martin Gould
    01 Dec 2012


    Residents of states that refuse to set up health insurance exchanges under Obamacare are set to be hit with higher premiums under new rules announced by the Health and Human Services Department.

    Insurance companies will be charged 3.5 percent of any premiums they sell through the federal exchanges, the department announced Friday. And insurers are likely to pass that surcharge on to clients, leaading to higher premiums.

    The only states to be affected are those that refuse to set up their own exchanges because of opposition to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. They are almost certain to be those under Republican control. In those states, HHS will set up the exchanges. …


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    So....GOP led states (Like SC, that bitch gov we have here).....are going to pass power TO THE FEDS (despite their talking points of states power) and as a result we'll all get charged more by the private sector heroes who run insurance companies.

    Great job GOP. And on again, you wonder why you lost.
     
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    Sounds like the federal exchange will be self-sustaining. There goes any talk of Congress defunding its operations. :)
     
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    Obama is an evil lying dick. I don't believe anything he says nor do I believe the media. It's gone crazy.
     
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    YOU voted for it people

    now here comes the dictators hammer..
     
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    If I recall correctly, it wasn't the GOP who passed this monstrosity into law in the first place, but it's not like any of us expect you to be objective.
     
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    yes! fema camps!
     
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    Republican governors can try and make this work, or they can toss their hands up and pout. If the ACA fails, we'll go single payer.
     
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    So, does this mean we'll be able to afford healthcare?
     
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    Obama needs to be IMPEACHED..

    how is this legal TO PUNISH THE RESIDENTS of the states?
     

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