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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 03:48 PM

Romney Health Care Plan Nearly Doubles Family Insurance Costs: Study

Source: Huffington Post

Romney Health Care Plan Nearly Doubles Family Insurance Costs: Study


With the news this week that there’s been net job growth during President Obama’s term, Mitt Romney lost one of his favorite critiques of the presidential incumbent. Not to worry though, there’s always Obamacare to criticize, right?

Maybe not so much. Under Romney’s proposed health care plan, American families buying non-group health insurance would pay nearly double what they pay under Obamacare, according to a new study by Families USA entitled "ObamaCare versus RomneyCare versus RomneyCandidateCare." That includes both comparative insurance premium payments as well as out-of-pocket expenses.
http://www.familiesusac4.org/2012-health-care-comparison.pdf

The study finds that while RomneyCare in Massachusetts bears many similarities to Obamacare, neither are very similar to what Romney’s health care plan would look like if he were elected. Among measures identified in the study, RomneyCandidateCare would repeal Obamacare, turn Medicaid into a block grant and add an income tax deduction for purchasing health coverage. As a result, the study reports, not only would American families pay more for coverage, many fewer Americans would have health insurance at all. By 2016, 41.9 million more people would be uninsured under Romney than with Obamacare.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/28/romney-health-care-plan-double-costs_n_1922555.html



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kpete Sep 2012 OP
Live and Learn Sep 2012 #1
mountain grammy Sep 2012 #5
Live and Learn Sep 2012 #8
Ash_F Sep 2012 #2
Grins Sep 2012 #3
riderinthestorm Sep 2012 #4
Kingofalldems Sep 2012 #6
midnight Sep 2012 #7

Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 05:34 PM

1. Thanks. This info will come in handy.

Can't wait to share it with the next "Obamacare" hater I come across.

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Response to Live and Learn (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 10:46 PM

5. The haters hating Obamacare don't even know what they are hating.

One kept screaming at me "read the bill, read the bill" I said I did read the bill, did she? She said all 1000 pages? I said, yep, all 900+ pages, did you? she never did answer. My niece said she has lost all her freedoms. I said which ones? She said all of them. How do you argue with these idiots?

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Response to mountain grammy (Reply #5)

Sat Sep 29, 2012, 04:03 PM

8. LOL Your niece is quite the comedienne.

It is difficult to argue with them. I avoid them for the most part but when I am forced to listen to one of them, I answer them by sending them a lot of information that I know they will never read. It does however, usually shut them up for a while.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 05:39 PM

2. Great chart.

Gonna forward it to some rushbots.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 06:15 PM

3. Is it just me...

...or does the word "No" in the red column just scream for re-write to something like, "Fuck off!" "Are you kidding me?", "Get a job", "Slut! Get your own birth control"?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 07:05 PM

4. K&R, great chart! nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Sep 28, 2012, 11:04 PM

6. Facts have a liberal bias.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Sat Sep 29, 2012, 03:55 PM

7. K&R

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