published Friday, February 17th, 2012

'Understandable' private health plans; unfathomable ObamaCare

High numbers of Americans remain opposed to the ObamaCare medical reform -- as they have been ever since Democrats passed it and President Barack Obama signed it into law in 2010.

An early February Rasmussen Reports survey found that 54 percent of likely voters polled favored repealing ObamaCare, compared with only 41 percent who opposed repeal.

There are many good reasons to dislike ObamaCare -- perhaps the main one being that it unconstitutionally forces Americans to buy government-approved medical insurance or pay hefty fines.

In a recent survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, two-thirds of those polled had a negative view of that so-called "individual mandate" -- and of the fine that comes with not purchasing Washington-approved insurance.

But another sound reason for viewing ObamaCare unfavorably is its sheer complexity. It runs longer than 1,000 pages, and thousands more pages of regulations are being written to implement it. That creates enormous potential for unintended medical and economic consequences for millions of Americans.

And so it was deeply ironic when the Obama administration recently declared that private health plans will be required to issue extremely simple explanations of what the plans cover. The benefit summaries will not be allowed to exceed six pages, nor to have any fine print.

"Feds to require health plans that are understandable," a headline in the Times Free Press read.

But if Congress and the administration are determined to dictate the sort of medical insurance we must have -- and want insurers to write health plan summaries that are simple and understandable -- couldn't they set an example by writing a law that is simple and understandable?

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zendoe said...

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February 17, 2012 at 9:27 a.m.
Plato said...

You do away with the mandate and it allows to be irresponsible about their health care once again and wind up going to ERs and clinics without insurance where they must be serviced by law for free, and the bill passed on to these with insurance and the public in general.

The reason the polls show a majority not favoring the mandate is that people have not bothered to think it through. And as I have pointed out here time and time again the mandate was a Republican/Conservative idea the traces it's origin to the Hermitage Foundation. Strange that when Democrats accept the idea of personal responsibility, all of a sudden it's "socialism".

February 17, 2012 at 10:18 a.m.
conservative said...

The writer is much to lenient on such an arrogant and overbearing Demoncrat Congress and Obamination who passed this unconstitutional infringement of liberty. Only a dictatorial mindset would pass a 1,000 page Socialist mandate and require private business to explain it in 6 pages or less!

I have my photo ID, can't wait to vote.

February 17, 2012 at 11:55 a.m.
zendoe said...
This new law requires an RFID chip implanted in all of us. This chip will not only contain your personal information with tracking capability but it will also be linked to your bank account. And get this, Page 1004 of the new law (dictating the timing of this chip), reads, and I quote: “Not later than 36 months after the date of the enactment”. It is now the law of the land that by March 23rd 2013 we will all be required to have an RFID chip underneath our skin

http://www.alienexistence.com/index.php?PHPSESSID=ea1454df938e17334be423a76e8fe20b&topic=6931.msg23820;topicseen#newlink text

Make of this what you will folks :o

http://www.alienexistence.com/index.php?PHPSESSID=ea1454df938e17334be423a76e8fe20b&topic=6931.msg23820;topicseen#new

February 17, 2012 at 12:59 p.m.
zendoe said...
This new law requires an RFID chip implanted in all of us. This chip will not only contain your personal information with tracking capability but it will also be linked to your bank account. And get this, Page 1004 of the new law (dictating the timing of this chip), reads, and I quote: “Not later than 36 months after the date of the enactment”. It is now the law of the land that by March 23rd 2013 we will all be required to have an RFID chip underneath our skin

Make of this what you will folks :o

http://www.alienexistence.com/index.php?PHPSESSID=ea1454df938e17334be423a76e8fe20b&topic=6931.msg23820;topicseen#new

February 17, 2012 at 1:01 p.m.
tipper said...

I bet your photo looks exactly like Joe McCarthy. Twins separated at birth.

February 17, 2012 at 1:02 p.m.
hambone said...

Proper placement of tin-foil hat will stop the thought-control ray from harming you.

Lining attic and walls with tin-foil will double your protection!!

February 17, 2012 at 2:25 p.m.
JustOneWoman said...

zendoe said... This new law requires an RFID chip implanted in all of us. This chip will not only contain your personal information with tracking capability but it will also be linked to your bank account. And get this, Page 1004 of the new law (dictating the timing of this chip), reads, and I quote: “Not later than 36 months after the date of the enactment”. It is now the law of the land that by March 23rd 2013 we will all be required to have an RFID chip underneath our skin Make of this what you will folks :o

Fear is the mind killer honey. Your links show old information and lots of fear about something that did not happen. Check for yourself. The launguage is not at all how you say.

".............. Some of the claims on the internet also reference a medical device registry found in HR 3200, “America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009.” This reference is moot because the bill never became law. The bill that was recently passed by Congress over the objections of the majority the country was HR 3590, “the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.” A search of the text of the actual law".............. (http://www.opencongress.org/senate_health_care_bill) turns up no language similar to that of HR 3200. For example, the word “implant” is not found in the bill.

Additionally, of all the references that I have seen claiming an implantable chip mandate in Obamacare, none point to language in the actual law that mandate. The medical device registry referenced in the failed HR 3200 simply created a registry of all devices “used in or on a patient.” In other words, this registry would include all medical devices (e.g. pacemakers, dialysis machines, blood pressure monitors, and maybe even bedpans). What it does not call for is the mandatory implanting of chips in anyone, whether a patient in the now defunct “public option” or not."

Continue reading on Examiner.com Does Obamacare really require implanted microchips? - Atlanta Carroll County Conservative | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/carroll-county-conservative-in-atlanta/does-obamacare-really-require-implanted-microchips#ixzz1mfYmSlzL

February 17, 2012 at 2:59 p.m.
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