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ObamaCare May Devastate the
Real Estate and Travel Industries

American Thinker, by Stella Paul

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Posted By:magnante, 12/18/2013 9:25:38 AM

Americans are among the most mobile people on earth, but ObamaCare may soon start freezing them in place. Millions are losing their health insurance policies and being forced onto the ObamaCare exchanges, where most plans only provide local medical coverage. As Americans realize they must pay for all non-emergency medical care when they leave their home county, their decisions may have a profound impact on the real-estate market, particularly the second home sector, and on the travel business.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 12/18/2013 9:33:29 AM     (No. 9658534)

"Obamacare May Devastate (insert anything here)"

Sigh.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whitegoldwing, 12/18/2013 9:40:38 AM     (No. 9658540)

The purpose of Obamacare along has been to controll the masses.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MirJoy, 12/18/2013 9:43:18 AM     (No. 9658542)

Thinking other day about doctors who tell you upfront that they only accept p.p.o.´s and not h.m.o´s - how will they make out? Will they then accept just cash, or will that be allowed? So many things now we have to wonder if it is accepted by THE GOVERNMENT. Not good at all.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/18/2013 9:47:50 AM     (No. 9658548)

Another fine mess you got us into, Zippy!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/18/2013 9:48:16 AM     (No. 9658549)

But, but, how will Obama go to Hawaii next year? How will the Mooch ski in Aspen and Vail with the girls? What about the trips to London, Paris and Auckland with her mother, brother and assorted hangers on? Will the Obamas have to be prisoners in that stuffy White House, what with its 6 chefs and Downton Abby style servants? This is no way to treat a messiah.

If Obama had only been honest, this cruel and unusual punishment would never have been inflicted on the American people.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/18/2013 9:51:54 AM     (No. 9658557)

Well he did say he wanted to fundamentally change America...the problem is he meant into a low life 4th world country run by communists and thugs...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/18/2013 9:52:40 AM     (No. 9658559)

#3, Our primary care physician got fed up with gummint interference a few years ago and decided to refuse all medicare /medicaid patients. He is much happier and we don´t pay much more than we did when the gummint was involved.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: droopydog, 12/18/2013 9:55:36 AM     (No. 9658569)

Indeed #1...they forgot to mention everything else.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 12/18/2013 10:38:47 AM     (No. 9658654)

"I have 35 years in the industry, and I´ve never seen anything like this," the New York insurance broker told me

I had over 40 years before I retired and I never saw anything like this either. Obamacare is destroying not only the health insurance market but other parts of our economy as well.

It´s a complete and utter disaster that the Democrat Party and they alone forced on this country. Even worse, the horror stories have just begun. This is going to get a lot worse.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 12/18/2013 10:50:31 AM     (No. 9658671)

Hollywood ran out of ideas long ago and relies on splashy remakes.

Will they have the courage to do an American version of Dr Zhivago showing government serfs riding trains between cities?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 12/18/2013 10:52:14 AM     (No. 9658674)

oh my goodness. I have to honestly and openly admit that I have never considered this problem before. There are hidden ramifications everywhere you look in O-Care.

dead turtles, all the way down...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/18/2013 11:07:03 AM     (No. 9658694)

#5, I don´t believe it was Obama´s lack of honesty that got us into this mess, it was the refusal of Congress to actually LISTEN to the American people in the first place. Almost 70% of the Country did not want this garbage.

Democrats own this disaster, lock, stock and both smoking barrels.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/18/2013 11:11:35 AM     (No. 9658700)

This article only addresses travel. What if you move to another state? Millions of people change states every year. The policy you bought in state ´X´ won´t apply to state ´Y´ in most cases. You´ll have to go through the whole purchasing process again, and risk being fined if you are uninsured for a period of time.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chillijilli, 12/18/2013 11:48:25 AM     (No. 9658764)

This is why many countries have ramped up for "medical tourism" ---specifically to provide treatments that will no longer be approved under Obamacare. Newly constructed hospitals in Cayman (for example) will be physically connected to high end hotels. Affiliated short term live-in arrangements will be available. The rich won´t care how much it costs.
Those with money WILL always find a way past government run health care. When a relative lived in the UK, he needed a simple endoscopic exam. The wait time was 18 months! But he had the procedure done the very next day because he had "private" insurance.
The same thing will happen here.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: skywarrior, 12/18/2013 5:09:59 PM     (No. 9659182)

Medicare hasn´t covered medical care when out of the country forever. That´s why I always have to purchase insurance that covers me in other countries when I travel internationally. I´ve been saying since the early discussions of 0bamacare that we already have single payer (socialized) healthcare - only it applies just to those over 65. It´s the Public Option for (us) old folks. Bah! Give me back my BC/BS.

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