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Will young adults face
‘rate shock’ because of
the health-care law?

Washington Post, by N. C. Aizenman

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/16/2013 12:17:30 AM

Many young, healthy Americans could soon see a jump in their health insurance costs, and insurance companies are saying: It’s not our fault. The nation’s insurers are engaged in an all-out, last-ditch effort to shield themselves from blame for what they predict will be rate increases on policies they must unveil this spring to comply with President Obama’s health-care law. Insurers point to several reasons that premiums will rise. They will soon be required to offer more-comprehensive coverage than many currently provide. Also, their costs will increase because

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/16/2013 1:01:48 AM     (No. 9179212)

Oh, I sure hope so.
Elections have consequences.
Learn it young.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 2/16/2013 1:28:46 AM     (No. 9179223)

Simply provide in each bill what the cost of the plan was last year and what it is now because of Obamacare.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jl80863, 2/16/2013 3:00:37 AM     (No. 9179270)

To the youngsters who voted for obama: WE TOLD YOU SO!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/16/2013 3:17:54 AM     (No. 9179275)

Insurance companies are taking pot shots at what they think this is going to cost.There´s no historical model to factor in Obamacare mandates.Looks like they plan to make healthy people pay for the sins of unhealthy people in the most government boondoggle way.

Who even know what enforcement tactics lay down the road on this as people just drop out of insurance or don´t have the money for the fines.What happens when the IRS slaps a lien on your house or car to force you to comply?

This scheme is simply a punishing mechanism for people Obama and his allies think have it too good.I just hope the counter culture brats who put this joker in office get slapped with the higher premiums and fines.

Insurance companies need to start shopping for good bankruptcy lawyers because that´s going to happen.United health care will stay in business for seniors,union goons and government workers,including congress.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NotaBene, 2/16/2013 3:21:30 AM     (No. 9179277)

You get what you vote for.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/16/2013 7:08:46 AM     (No. 9179435)

They voted for the Barry creep so the higher the rate the better. Let them live with what they voted for.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hamrman, 2/16/2013 7:28:07 AM     (No. 9179463)

Oh yeah...!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: AltaD, 2/16/2013 9:10:58 AM     (No. 9179665)

FTA: Most of the new rules that could push up premiums will not apply to plans sponsored by large employers

This might be true however, given the current rates of underemployment how many of many young adults are working for a "large employer"?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 2/16/2013 10:45:41 AM     (No. 9179915)

Is Bammy going to cover his new "Dreamers"?

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