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Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:42 PM

In case nobody else has said it yet...Obamacare WON! It's GOING to go into effect!!!

As somebody said...that's a "big F$@&ing deal!"

Let's celebrate a victory for...we can now say it...compassion.

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Reply In case nobody else has said it yet...Obamacare WON! It's GOING to go into effect!!! (Original post)
Ken Burch Nov 2012 OP
codjh9 Nov 2012 #1
Ken Burch Nov 2012 #3
codjh9 Nov 2012 #4
CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2012 #2
darkangel218 Nov 2012 #5
PATXgirl Nov 2012 #6
kestrel91316 Nov 2012 #7
Grammy23 Nov 2012 #8
leftstreet Nov 2012 #9

Response to Ken Burch (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:43 PM

1. Yeah, it takes a while for EVERYTHING that's good to sink in. Not 'just' Obama, more Senators,

more House members, governors, gay marriage, marijuana, but the Supreme Court, state legislatures, and yes, Obamacare, which will help MILLIONS of people, damn it!

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Response to codjh9 (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:45 PM

3. I always wondered...did Obama HAVE to promise that implementation would be delayed

just to get the votes for passage?

I wonder which D's would have held out for that?

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Response to Ken Burch (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:47 PM

4. I wondered a time or two at the spread-out/delayed implementation too, but have never looked

up the 'why'.

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Response to Ken Burch (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:44 PM

2. YES!

A victory for compassion!

This will be transformative.

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Response to Ken Burch (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:47 PM

5. Yes!! And Cheers to that!.

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Response to Ken Burch (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:55 PM

6. This is such a big thing for so many Americans.

I just wish 2014 wasn't so far away.

And I am still in limbo with my insurance company. They put a "permanent exclusion" rider on my private policy a few years back. I have a feeling they will use that wording to continue to deny coverage of my spine, disks, muscles and nerves related to my back problems. Every time I ask them about it they refuse to say benefits are being denied due to a pre-existing condition and cite that "permanent exclusions" are allowed.

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Response to Ken Burch (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 04:56 PM

7. ACA and winning part of the War on Women are why I am SO RELIEVED this morning.

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Response to Ken Burch (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:02 PM

8. Re-Enrollment forms for our health insurance came yesterday.

Some new things roll out in 2013. We'll be able to have an annual physical at no extra cost with no co-pay. This past year my annual mammogram was included without a co-pay or deductible. (Last year cost me $148.00 over and above the premium.)

Other good news in the packet: NO increase in the premium which is no small thing. We're retired and pay the entire premium which monthly is $878.00....a big hunk taken out of my husband's pension. Next year we'll be eligible for Medicare, which also lived to see another day thanks to Obama's re-election! We are hoping to get a break once we can have Medicare and only buy a supplemental insurance to cover what Medicare does not. It's a good day in America!

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Response to Ken Burch (Original post)

Wed Nov 7, 2012, 05:03 PM

9. When does the mandate kick in? n/t

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