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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Gettin' Schmitty
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And this is only the beginning.

Not all of the provisions have kicked in yet, and we are not yet getting taxed for the "value" of our health insurance plan.

Posted on: 10/26/2016 12:05 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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DonKeebals wrote:
This really comes as no surprise but, my current monthly premium of $643.49 will be increasing to $835 for 2016. So the "Affordable" Care Act had raised my premiums over 90% since 2013.


p.s. Thanks Obama.


So the good news first. There is actually a new option for 2017 on the exchange in WV. Which means I can select a plan with worse coverage than I currently have for a much smaller rate increase. And, that's about it for the good news.

My current plan will change for 2017 as follows:

Current premium - $835 monthly
New premium - $1,148 monthly

Just a measly 37% increase or...a 265% increase from my pre-ACA premiums.

My "Cheaper option" is to take a plan for $869 per month which QUADRUPLES my deductible and raises my maximum out of pocket by $2,000.


Absolute **** show.

Thanks Obama.


Now for the cherry to put on top of this **** sundae. Just found out that two of my wife's prescriptions will not be covered under the new plan. Sooo, I can now add another $700 a month to my "affordable" healthcare costs.

Posted on: 10/26/2016 1:14 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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I'm sorry to hear that. That is a tough one.

Posted on: 10/26/2016 1:56 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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I'm sorry to hear that. That is a tough one.


What's sad is, people that make $30,000 less than me have the same premium. You would have to make $40,000 less than me per year to get a lower premium. If I made $30,000 less per year Obama could go **** himself and I would just pay the penalty. The ACA is legalized extortion plain and simple.

Posted on: 10/26/2016 4:04 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Gettin' Schmitty
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Not trying to push buttons...but if the premiums keep rising does it make sense to shop around in order to buy directly from an insurance company like Blue Cross Blue Shield?

Again, not trying to argue. Honest question.

Posted on: 10/26/2016 6:33 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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eer_4da_beer wrote:
Not trying to push buttons...but if the premiums keep rising does it make sense to shop around in order to buy directly from an insurance company like Blue Cross Blue Shield?

Again, not trying to argue. Honest question.


In WV there really is no shopping around. BCBS was the only choice on the exchange until this year. Care Source was added but, one of my wife's doctors is not enrolled with them and probably won't any time soon. Her other doctor is not in their network at all and, most likely will never be. So, I either have to take it in the ass and pay the increase or select a plan with less coverage and a smaller increase in premium. No matter what I choose next month I will be getting less coverage and paying more for it.

Posted on: 10/26/2016 7:25 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Gettin' Schmitty
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I remember my days on PEIA...what a clusterF that was!

Thank god for Jerry Mezzatesta!!!

Posted on: 10/26/2016 7:34 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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I've heard some good things about this health share. It is suppose to meet the Obamacare mandates, and be more affordable as well. Might be worth a look. I have Ins through my job, so I haven't had to shop around.
http://www.libertyhealthshare.org

Posted on: 11/13/2016 5:26 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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DonKeebals wrote:
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eer_4da_beer wrote:
Not trying to push buttons...but if the premiums keep rising does it make sense to shop around in order to buy directly from an insurance company like Blue Cross Blue Shield?

Again, not trying to argue. Honest question.


In WV there really is no shopping around. BCBS was the only choice on the exchange until this year. Care Source was added but, one of my wife's doctors is not enrolled with them and probably won't any time soon. Her other doctor is not in their network at all and, most likely will never be. So, I either have to take it in the ass and pay the increase or select a plan with less coverage and a smaller increase in premium. No matter what I choose next month I will be getting less coverage and paying more for it.

No effing way! This must be an anomaly. The ACA was suppose to bring down premiums, create a market place of competition and make affordable care available to everyone. Go back to sleep people there is nothing to see here.

Posted on: 11/14/2016 12:30 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Gettin' Schmitty
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joedaddyski wrote:
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DonKeebals wrote:
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eer_4da_beer wrote:
Not trying to push buttons...but if the premiums keep rising does it make sense to shop around in order to buy directly from an insurance company like Blue Cross Blue Shield?

Again, not trying to argue. Honest question.


In WV there really is no shopping around. BCBS was the only choice on the exchange until this year. Care Source was added but, one of my wife's doctors is not enrolled with them and probably won't any time soon. Her other doctor is not in their network at all and, most likely will never be. So, I either have to take it in the ass and pay the increase or select a plan with less coverage and a smaller increase in premium. No matter what I choose next month I will be getting less coverage and paying more for it.

No effing way! This must be an anomaly. The ACA was suppose to bring down premiums, create a market place of competition and make affordable care available to everyone. Go back to sleep people there is nothing to see here.


Trump has said that he plans to keep the expensive parts of Obamacare: no pre-existing conditions, children on parents policy until 26, etc.

I wonder how much that will lower premiums? Are you ok with it if Trump does single payer?

Posted on: 11/16/2016 5:45 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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Guess who gets a $300 increase to their "Affordable" healthcare monthly premium next year.


Silver lining: My awesome deductible remains unchanged @ $13,000!!!!

Posted on: 10/26 3:32 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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The Affordable Hatchet act in action. The insurers and medical monopolies get rich, and middle America slips deep into poverty. Don't you love when the doctor writes you a prescription for what you need, then when you get to the pharmacy, they tell you that your insurance rejected it. Then you have to go back to the doctor and have him check with the insurance to see what he is allowed to prescribe. Thank you Obama for your wonderful hatchet job of change! We shall ever be affected by your douchbaggery.

Posted on: 10/26 7:23 pm
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Re: Obamacare goes to the Supreme Court
Pitt Hater
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How does it help the poor when it obviously is designed to take our wealth?

Posted on: 10/26 7:28 pm
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