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Exchanges may have
high out-of-pocket costs

Politico, by Kyle Cheney

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Posted By:MissMolly, 9/26/2013 5:58:11 AM

Consumers may have to dig a little deeper into their wallets to pay for health care in the Obamacare insurance exchanges, according to a new analysis by Avalere Health. The study of six states suggests that consumers could face steep cost-sharing requirements — like co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles — layered on top of their monthly premiums. The health law sets exchange enrollees’ maximum annual out-of-pocket costs at $6,350. But many people won’t get near that limit, and deductibles for typical exchange plans can run twice as high as the average employer-sponsored plan. It’s a reminder that despite news trumpeted Wednesday

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: HicksvilleKid59, 9/26/2013 6:57:19 AM     (No. 9537395)

Let the wailing begin.

Who´d you vote for?

Idiot.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 9/26/2013 7:32:21 AM     (No. 9537420)

Wait until the lofo´s find out it´s not free

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Reply 3 - Posted by: enuf8, 9/26/2013 8:25:45 AM     (No. 9537493)

Actually this is another thing obama has given a waiver on------he has removed ANY caps for the deductibles on single or married. And, the 6,350 was the deductible for a single person. Family unit, it was $10,000. There is NO limit of maximum at this time.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/26/2013 8:48:30 AM     (No. 9537535)

Congress with their high fluting salaries are now exempt of course. Once this program gets embedded, it´ll never be gotten rid of (despite what McConnell says). We´re still being taxed for the 1920s Rural Electrification Program which does nothing about electricity. It now goes for marinas and golf courses for the elite ones. And as far as I know, we´re still paying pensions to all black descendants who participated in the war between the states, probably the Spanish-American war too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: yo-yo, 9/26/2013 9:12:06 AM     (No. 9537586)

And, just as probable, if you jump off the roof of a building, you may just go splat on the ground.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: strike3, 9/26/2013 9:30:03 AM     (No. 9537616)

"May have." That´s the article killer right there in the headline.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StuckInNJ, 9/26/2013 9:30:55 AM     (No. 9537618)

Read the comments after the article. Don´t forget Politico is a left wing site.

Looks like the ObamaBots are staying away from articles about Obamacare because they can´t refute what is being said.

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