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So what does the court's ruling mean for regular Americans? Here are 10 ways Obama's signature health care law will impact the healthy and sick, young and old, rich and poor



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Bryan H (2)
Friday June 29, 2012, 3:27 am
You get to pay more for insurance if you are oung and working so you can support those who do not work.
Insurance investment in stock market may decline so another recession is likely.
Will have to borrow more money from China to pay the Medicare and Medicaid for millions whose employers will not pay for insurance.
All older workers are grandfathered into a position that they cannot use Obamacare.
Insurance companies are guaranteed a 10% per year rate hike by Obamacare.

And thats good news??
 

Carol H (229)
Friday June 29, 2012, 4:58 am
noted, thank you Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Friday June 29, 2012, 5:30 am
So, all this can be done without raising premiums?
 

(4)
Friday June 29, 2012, 9:12 am
It looks fine, I hope it really is.
 

Daniel Partlow (179)
Friday June 29, 2012, 9:30 am
This sounds really encouraging!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday June 29, 2012, 10:40 am
The more I hear and read about this new law the less I understand what all the fuss was about and why so many wanted to stop it from being passed.
 

Billie C (2)
Friday June 29, 2012, 9:44 pm
we also get to pay the 11 new taxes that are hidden in that garbage. this is the biggest tax increase ever passed into law. makes sense coming from the president that has taken us into the deepest debt ever.
 

ilove k (0)
Friday June 29, 2012, 9:48 pm
Socialism....here we come!
 

Carrie W (6)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 3:44 am


TAX DOLLARS COVER ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT HEALTH CARE

While illegal immigrants may not officially be covered by ObamaCare (and subject to the penalty tax for failing to comply) , they ARE COVERED by a $28.8 million grant tucked away inside the monstrous Affordable Care Act.

The grant to 67 community health centers offering FREE care to migrant works (often illegal immigrants) was announced on Aug. 9, 2011, by the Department of Health and Human Services.

According to HHS spokeswoman Judy Andrews, as part of that grant “approximately $8.5 million will be used by 25 New Access point awardees to target services to migrant and seasonal farm workers.”
Minuteman Political Action Committee
 

Carrie W (6)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 3:45 am
To all those that support Obamacare, careful what you wish for with this will bring Obama's bottom-up economics which IS socialism.
 

Pamylle G (461)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 4:32 am
Read the article, folks & disregard the profoundly ignorant posts from the individuals who care more about money than people.

Obama & Co. got us the best deal they could with the bought members of Congress who strive to serve their corporate masters & make them richer. It's the uber-wealthy who have robbed us, not our neighbors in need !
 

Kamila A (141)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 6:10 am
sounds lots better than what we had going on
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 7:29 am
This past week, the Supreme Court handed down its decision on "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPCA)", also known as Obamacare.  For most part, the court ruled in favour of the constitutionality of this legislation fuelling more of the GOP and Tea-Party rhetoric.

Among other newsworthy topics of the week, Fred and Marg will be discussing the Court's ruling and the public reaction.

Join Fred and Marg on "Lies My Country Told Me", Saturday, June 30th at 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, 1:00 pm Central, 12:00 pm Mountain, 11:00 Pacific and last, but not least, 3:00 pm Atlantic. You can join us in the chatroom or call in and give your opinion to (346) 677-1814.
 

JL A (282)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 8:07 am
People with disabilities cannot be denied coverage. Children can remain on parents' coverage to age 26. Women cannot be charged more than men for same coverage. Coverage cannot be cancelled because you get sick. Every policy will cover basic preventative care that, when used, reduces future health care costs. Coverage can no longer have lifetime limits so if you have a major health event or condition you end without related coverage before your care need ends. If you are paying for your own insurance, you get a tax break as do many businesses. Medicare recipients close the 'donut hole' faster (seniors and the disabled). In combination, with just these benefits the vast majority of Americans receive a noticeable benefit...the so called harms remain speculative and projected...time will tell what the final cost-benefit balance turns out to be, but in the short term the benefits are already being experienced by millions.....
 

Roseann d (178)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 11:13 pm
The GOP plan is no care unless the can make a buck off ya buy exploiting your I'll health on wall St. Yep, your I'll health is a commodity. The GOP is out to suck Uour bank accounts dry.
 

Roseann d (178)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 11:15 pm
I hate auto-correct. Useless crap.
 

Angie Garris (0)
Saturday August 18, 2012, 9:15 am
Pamylle G. said:

"Read the article, folks & disregard the profoundly ignorant posts from the individuals who care more about money than people.

Obama & Co. got us the best deal they could with the bought members of Congress who strive to serve their corporate masters & make them richer. It's the uber-wealthy who have robbed us, not our neighbors in need !"

My Sentiments Exaclty!

Angie Garris, RN
 
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