So Can I Drop My Health Insurance Now and Still Get Covered Or What???

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    Anyone know? I pay $1000 a month for my family... Thanks.
     
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    No, you cannot. The health care bill is not a free ride, no matter what some people may tell you.
     
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    I think it depends on the coverage you seek. Emergency treatment? Sure...we've always had that. Of course it was one of the arguments used as something that was lacking in this country. That of course isn't and never was true.
     
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    What we will likely see is that premiums will go up after you've filed a claim on a pre-existing condition.
     
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    Sure, drop it.. Tell all your friends.
     
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    You are not being serious, are you???:lol::lol: If you are, you have certainly not been paying attention. :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    Unless you happen to be an unemployed deadbeat.

    THEN it will be free.

    If you work you're going to pay through the nose for it. And if you don't, the IRS will kick you out on the street.
     
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    Premiums are going UP whether you file a claim or not. Insurance companies are gearing up to cover an additional app 30 million people, many with serious pre-existing conditions. Where are they going to get the money to do this, you ask??? From us, the current policy holders. That's why insurance companies stock is going through the roof.

    The pre-existing clause- if a person goes to the emergency room with a heart attack with no insurance today, he is still treated. He can go out tomorrow and get health insurance, under Obama's plan at no more expense than a healthy person would pay.

    It's akin to not having a home owner's insurance policy on your house, your house burns to the ground one day, you call the insurance agent the next and are able to cover your house that just burned to the ground and collect on it.

    It's akin to not having a term life insurance plan on your spouse, your spouse dies today and tomorrow you call your agent to sign up for term life insurance on your DEAD spouse and collect the proceeds from that death.

    The insurance companies HAVE to start gearing up for this additional expense and the only place they can go to do it, is the current policy holders.:cuckoo::cuckoo::cuckoo:

    Insanity persists with our SOCIALIST President and his agenda.
     
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    I guess you could drop it, pay the fine (2.5% of claimed net income?), then wait in the Emergency Room.

    Based on your financial situation and claimed dependents, you might qualify for a subsidy on your premiums, or even coverage under Medicaid.

    I'm not sure much will change because of this law, and it's hard to see where health-care costs would decrease. I hope they do, but I'm not holding my breath.
     
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    Even though I know our premiums are going to skyrocket, I know that this will still not be enough to pay for Obama care. Just wait until he introduces the Value Added Tax, that's acoming folks, do not kid yourselves here. Some estimates are 15-20% on EVERYTHING you buy. That's how his socialist buds fund their health care in Europe and it has to happen here or we go off a cliff under Obama's watch.
     

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