President Obama promised during his campaign for passage of the Affordable Care Act that the Act would cause premiums "for the typical family" to fall by $2500.
He also said it would bend the healthcare cost curve and if you like your doctor you can keep him or her. We all remember these sound bites. The sound bites are all turning out to be false.
Many intelligent people who believe in Obamacare refuse to consider these facts. I can understand the denial.
The added required benefits mandated in insurance coverage in the law and the way the healthcare insurance industry is permitted to calculate its Medical Loss Ratio makes President Obama’s calculation impossible.
President Obama has been telling the American public a lie all the while. People are starting to understand.
The average one month premium change from buying insurance in the non-group market in 2013 versus the Obamacare exchanges in 2014 is not revealed in any government statistics. Two studies were completed by private sources.
Premium comparisons between 2013 and 2014 are not available from Health and Human Services (HHS).
The 2013 premiums increased by double digits from the 2012 premiums because of Obamacare. The traditional media has not pressed the government to provide these comparisons.
The media continues to quote the administration press releases of lower premium prices. The Obama administration uses CBO estimates of premium prices calculated in 2010 for 2016 by data provided by the Obama administration. The tradition media refuses to report reality.
No one can say the American public has not been warned.
There is going to be tremendous public outcry in the individual market for insurance when the cost to individuals and the American taxpayers is realized.
October 1,2013 is open enrollment season for the individual and group insurance market.
President Obama has exempted the group market from Obamacare until 2015.
One of the reasons for the exemption for the group market is to try to mute the outcry by splitting the non group insurance from the group insurance holders.
Some of the premium increases have already been report in the traditional media.
The Department of Health and Human Services published a similar report. The government’s report is incomprehensible to me.
It does not compare pre Obamacare premiums of 2013 to Obamacare Health Insurance Exchange premiums of 2014.
There are literally no comparisons to current rates. That is, [the Department of Health and Human Services] has chosen to dodge the question of whose rates are going up, and how much. Instead they try to distract with a comparison to a hypothetical number that has nothing to do with the actual experience of real people.
President, American Action Forum
The Department of Health and Human Services has declared a 16% decrease in premium costs compared to the CBO’s 2010 estimate of premiums for 2016.
It is important to remember the CBO’s calculation was with faulty data provided by the administration.
“Based on a Manhattan Institute analysis of the HHS numbers, Obamacare will increase underlying insurance rates for younger men by an average of 97 to 99 percent, and for younger women by an average of 55 to 62 percent. Worst off is North Carolina, which will see individual-market rates triple for women, and quadruple for men.”
The Obama administration’s methods of deception are cunning, powerful and effective.
He always blames others and hides his ideology.
President Obama continues to try to fool a majority of the people most of the time.
Americans will get the point where the rubber meets the road. The public is going to have to reach into their pockets and pay these enormous increases in premiums or not buy healthcare insurance coverage.
Taxpaying Americans are also going to experience massive increases in taxes above and beyond those already experienced.
I predict the public outcry will drown out the spin of the Obama administration. The traditional media will not be able to ignore this public outcry.
People will finally realize the enormous government grab of power and control of Obamacare at taxpayers’ expense.
People can’t complete applications or secure premium prices on the health insurance exchanges because of technical problems resulting from ancient information technology used by the government to construct the exchanges.
All of the consumers’ demographics must be filled out before the government provides a premium price. There is at tricky reason for this.
This computer “glitch” solidifies my view that President Obama wants Obamacare to fail in order to replace it with a single party payer system that America cannot afford.
This last statement is counterintuitive but I believe true.
Is it wise for consumers to hand over all their medical decision making to a government that has this much difficulty with executing a computer program and providing healthcare insurance premiums?
Americans must wake up soon. They have to insist on a consumer driven healthcare system in which they have control over their healthcare and their healthcare dollars.
Americans have to insist on having an Ideal Medical Saving Account healthcare system.
I have described the Ideal Medical Saving Account System in great detail.
The opinions expressed in the blog “Repairing The Healthcare System” are, mine and mine alone
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