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ObamaCare's Success Depends On The Young Being Stupid


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Well, you have to admit, this philosophy has worked for him so far.

http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/070213-662297-obamacare-gives-young-more-reasons-not-to-buy-coverage.htm

 

 

ObamaCare's efforts to expand insurance coverage and bring down costs depend entirely on convincing young people to buy coverage, while the law gives these people every reason not to.

 

A marketing presentation put together for the administration admits that convincing the young and healthy — who make up 48% of the uninsured — to buy insurance will be difficult, since they "take health for granted" and have a "low motivation to enroll."

 

What it doesn't say is that ObamaCare will give them still more reasons not to buy insurance.

 

According to recent news reports, the cheapest policies so far proposed for ObamaCare exchanges will cost an average of about $2,400 a year. And these come with higher deductibles, bigger co-pays and stricter limits on doctors and hospitals than many individuals can buy today at lower prices. This isn't exactly a strong selling point for millions of young people who rarely need health care.

 

Census data show that just 30% of those between 25 and 44 saw a doctor three or more times in 2010, just 33% took a prescription drug and only 6% went to the hospital. On average this group spends about $850 on medical care — roughly half the cost of a daily cafe latte.

 

What's more, ObamaCare guarantees insurance coverage when one of these "young invincibles" does get sick, and at subsidized rates, since the law bans insurers from charging more based on health status.

 

How long will it take for the young to figure this out, and tell all their Twitter pals how to game the Obama-Care system?

 

The problem is that ObamaCare depends on getting the young and healthy to sign up so it can subsidize premiums for the sick. Otherwise, the insurance pool will get sicker and more expensive, causing a premium "death spiral."

 

 

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Well, you have to admit, this philosophy has worked for him so far.

http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/070213-662297-obamacare-gives-young-more-reasons-not-to-buy-coverage.htm

 

 

 

...yup, he caught all the 'lazy' Facebook teens to go out and vote for him even though they had NO clue what they're voting for!

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I'm 23 years old and my premium health insurance package offered through the reserves costs me a maximum of $1,600 a year in copays and premiums, but the tax on the uninsured is less than just my premiums.

 

I have a chronic health condition and have racked up more than $300,000 in medical bills(what the hospital billed my insurance) in the past 5 years, and I'm still uninsured because thanks to Obama health insurance is an on demand service I can buy only when I need it.

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I'm 23 years old and my premium health insurance package offered through the reserves costs me a maximum of $1,600 a year in copays and premiums, but the tax on the uninsured is less than just my premiums.

 

I have a chronic health condition and have racked up more than $300,000 in medical bills(what the hospital billed my insurance) in the past 5 years, and I'm still uninsured because thanks to Obama health insurance is an on demand service I can buy only when I need it.

Thanks to the right in your country that wanted to protect their huge profits coming out of your system of health care for profit, Obama wasn't able to just bring in universal health care.

 

And you blame him as you whine about your $300,000 debt! Talk about fukking stupid!

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Thanks to the right in your country that wanted to protect their huge profits coming out of your system of health care for profit, Obama wasn't able to just bring in universal health care.

 

And you blame him as you whine about your $300,000 debt! Talk about fukking stupid!

Good job immediately pointing out that you know nothing of Obamacare and what it was intended to do.

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Thanks to the right in your country that wanted to protect their huge profits coming out of your system of health care for profit, Obama wasn't able to just bring in universal health care.

 

And you blame him as you whine about your $300,000 debt! Talk about fukking stupid!

 

The exact same people that created that evil, for profit health insurance industry WROTE Obamacare, and considering how not a single Republican had a say in the bill both the current system and the new system are completely the fault of "liberals".

 

I also don't have a $300,000 debt because I have insurance, and thanks to Obama I only have to pay for it when I need it.

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