Yes, It Was The 'Affordable' Care Act That Increased Premiums

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    An average of 60% increase in premiums across the board after the ACA was passed does not sound very ‘affordable’ to me.

     
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    And the same people who call that affordable, call Trump crazy
     
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    Before the ACA, health insurance costs were on a steep decline for decades
     
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    At least you could keep your doctor......err.......never mind.
     
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    That doesn't mean he's not crazy. ;)
     
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    Fixed it.

    Yes, It Was The 'Affordable' Care Act That Increased Premiums slower than they were over the previous two decades
     
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    If it was Trumpy and company that came up with the ACA, it would be the greatest thing since the invention of the wheel.
     
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    Why would that make it any different?
     
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    I saw this on Facebook:

    Two nights ago my son was delivered via Caesarian section at Women’s Hospital in Vancouver by an amazing team: two surgeons, two nurses, one midwife, all women. It was an incredibly powerful, moving experience watching this group of highly skilled women help my wife bring another life into this world.

    Our after-birth experience was also top-notch: care for mom, care for the baby, and extensive efforts to make sure we had all the skills, tools, and support we needed once we left the hospital.

    Total cost to us: $0.

    No worrying about whether we have coverage, or if our plan actually covers the procedure, or whether we’re going to have to argue with our provider to get the care we need, or about the size of our deductible, or whether there are co-pays or caps or hidden fees.

    Just a “thank you, here’s your baby, come back and see us if you have any problems at all.”

    Fellow Americans, as a US Citizen living in Canada, I’m here to testify about health care from the Great White North: you’re doing it wrong south of the border. My taxes in Canada are no higher than they were in the US, but this care is what I get for them here. Universal coverage can and does work, in Canada and all over the world.
     
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