The GOP may create a health crisis in Hospitals when they repeal the ACA

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    good , lets get back to normal and all buy buy our own insurance JimH !!
     
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    May, might, it's possible, could, etc. Same old butt hurt Jim who has a record of being totally wrong about everything. LOL!!
    Pathetic Jim, pathetic.
     
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    Deporting millions of illegals will relieve the pressure on hospital emergency rooms.
     
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    Once all the illegals aren't flooding the ER's the "crisis" will be that we have too many ER staff.


     
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    You know what IS causing a hospital crisis in Tenn right NOW ???????? ObamaCare. BlueCross which had 80% of the pool -- just skidaddled. Out of it. The 2 companies left are taking advantage of the survivors. Picking them off like ants. So 3 out of 6 major hospitals in Nashville are NOT on the preferred provider list for the 2 companies. I called the one hospital I LIKE that is not on either provider list.. Asked the director of patient insurance how they were gonna get paid next year.

    It was a "Hell if I know" type of answer.. That's IMMINENT disaster. Folks may start dying in the streets type of disaster. Hospitals may be laying folks off or closing..
     
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    Most are not going anywhere.
     
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    TN did not expand Medicaid. That is part of the problem. Fought it and messed up. Listening to the Republicans during their debates and then Trump, I'd probably leave the state as well. That is why the ACA is not working as plan , the states that refused to expand Medicaid and BCBS is in every state. The Pubs have no plan, and they hate that Pres. Obama got one and passed it.
     
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    Speaker Ryan is an asshole.

    Study: 'Obamacare' repeal-only would make 30M uninsured

    From link:

    "The plan is for Congress to first use a special budget-related procedure to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, next year. The effective date of that repeal would be delayed by months or even years to give lawmakers time to write replacement legislation."

    Lawmakers do not write legislation. The new iteration of reform in health insurance is being designed by the insurance industry as you are reading this line.

    "The concerns raised by the Urban Institute study were underscored Wednesday in a letter to congressional leaders from the American Academy of Actuaries. The group represents professionals who advise corporations and government on how to design and maintain benefit programs like pension and health care plans.

    "The actuaries said even if Congress delays the date of repeal, the uncertainty could prompt insurers to stop offering individual plans for people not covered by employers"

    Q. Why is speaker Ryan an asshole

    A. He and his family won't lose, or pay more for, their health care

     
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    I agree that the ENTIRE "uninsured" problem could have been addressed that way. But THAT has nothing to do with the IMMEDIATE crisis in Tenn. The 2 companies left in the pool have jacked rates (for me) by 70% and gone to "skinny network" plans that leave about 1/2 of health care providers in Tenn OUTSIDE the networks. Those 2 companies will NOT EVEN NEGOTIATE with providers not already in their networks.

    It's a total cluster fuck NOW.. You want a crisis.. You've got it...
     
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