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cuke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 03:30 PM
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25. There is no way to get to UNIVERAL health care without a mandate
Even single payer mandates that we pay for it through income taxes. Single payer also mandates that your insurance be from the govt.
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  -Just how are healthcare plans that are mandated going to be enforced? zulchzulu  Nov-30-07 09:51 AM   #0 
  - Exactly! We will be required to spend money  ThomCat   Nov-30-07 09:54 AM   #1 
  - Mandated health insurance policies help out the health insurance companies the most  zulchzulu   Nov-30-07 10:05 AM   #3 
  - Exactly!  ThomCat   Nov-30-07 10:09 AM   #4 
  - If you can't find the mandated insurance to cover your needs...  zulchzulu   Nov-30-07 10:15 AM   #5 
  - Then you buy into the Fed program  cuke   Nov-30-07 03:27 PM   #24 
  - A few things...  Sparkly   Dec-01-07 08:05 AM   #47 
  - With Hillary's we will be required to spend money with private health  Hieronymus   Nov-30-07 08:30 PM   #40 
     - That's not true.  Sparkly   Dec-01-07 08:34 AM   #49 
  - It's idiotic.  aquart   Nov-30-07 09:59 AM   #2 
  - If we would pay the money in taxes and have a single payer system it would be much better.  Mountainman   Nov-30-07 10:18 AM   #6 
  - I saw somewhere the term "Medicare For All"  zulchzulu   Nov-30-07 10:24 AM   #8 
  - That would be HR 676  redqueen   Nov-30-07 10:26 AM   #10 
  - Not just affordability  ramapo   Nov-30-07 10:27 AM   #11 
     - Doctor's hate your plan because it pays them less than Medicare.  Mountainman   Nov-30-07 03:08 PM   #22 
  - Wage garnishments, collection agencies, etc., etc.  K Gardner   Nov-30-07 10:20 AM   #7 
  - maybe you should actually read the plan and not go by heresay?  LSK   Nov-30-07 10:26 AM   #9 
  - Perhaps you have a simple explanation to share  zulchzulu   Nov-30-07 10:43 AM   #13 
  - a simple answer, his plan does not mention any mandated coverage  LSK   Nov-30-07 10:52 AM   #14 
     - It's on his own website... link provided  K Gardner   Nov-30-07 11:04 AM   #15 
     - The title! Also I had not seen this...wage garnishment, collection  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-07 11:17 AM   #17 
        - Well, that sucks.  1corona4u   Nov-30-07 06:52 PM   #31 
           - Sure does! n/t  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-07 06:55 PM   #33 
     - Everyone will be expected to obtain health coverage and then he  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-07 11:10 AM   #16 
  - Wow. From the responses you got, and the provided  ThomCat   Nov-30-07 12:04 PM   #21 
  - Probably something similar to the way France does it.  MGKrebs   Nov-30-07 10:30 AM   #12 
  - Great question, K&R for more discussion. Also see link provided  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-07 11:21 AM   #18 
  - Edwards doesn't seem to be touting this part of this plan lately. I can see why.  flpoljunkie   Nov-30-07 11:27 AM   #19 
     - I can see why also, I had not read that part of his plan before. n/t  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-07 11:31 AM   #20 
     - No doubt.  1corona4u   Dec-01-07 12:57 AM   #44 
  - Does Obamas plan explain how he'll enforce mandates for children?  bunnies   Nov-30-07 03:13 PM   #23 
  - He would fine parents not complying with the mandate.  rinsd   Nov-30-07 03:33 PM   #26 
     - Thanks for the info.  bunnies   Dec-01-07 12:01 PM   #54 
  - There is no way to get to UNIVERAL health care without a mandate  cuke   Nov-30-07 03:30 PM   #25 
  - I can't believe even Dems now are using the "raise your taxes" scare on healthcare !  K Gardner   Nov-30-07 06:29 PM   #28 
     - You have, once again, misinterpreted my post  cuke   Nov-30-07 06:55 PM   #32 
        - I never mentioned the word "rightwing"...  K Gardner   Nov-30-07 07:15 PM   #35 
           - My apologies  cuke   Nov-30-07 07:17 PM   #36 
  - Kick for answers  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-07 06:16 PM   #27 
  - link  K Gardner   Nov-30-07 06:38 PM   #29 
  - Thanks for the link and I agree with single-payer, I had no idea  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-07 06:51 PM   #30 
  - How would a family lose coverage? nt  hedgehog   Nov-30-07 07:20 PM   #37 
  - Best to ask the Edwards camp why they envision a scenario  slipslidingaway   Nov-30-07 07:50 PM   #38 
  - Thanks for the input  zulchzulu   Dec-01-07 12:19 AM   #41 
  - You're welcome and thanks go to DU'er K Gardner above  slipslidingaway   Dec-01-07 11:21 AM   #52 
  - And just to clarify, I know you were speaking of the assigned  slipslidingaway   Dec-01-07 11:58 AM   #53 
  - Punt...  1corona4u   Dec-01-07 09:55 AM   #51 
  - All this concern is quite hilarious  Jim4Wes   Nov-30-07 07:02 PM   #34 
  - They won't dare answer that one  cuke   Dec-01-07 12:22 AM   #42 
  - I'm not ok with wage garnishment...  1corona4u   Dec-01-07 12:22 AM   #43 
     - I am not sure what you want or what plan you favor.  Jim4Wes   Dec-01-07 06:07 AM   #45 
        - I like Joe's the best, but...  1corona4u   Dec-01-07 08:25 AM   #48 
  - Clinton has no plan for this. She is lying when she says she has a plan.  calteacherguy   Nov-30-07 07:53 PM   #39 
  - You can bet that in the next debate, mandated healthcare insurance will be a topic  zulchzulu   Dec-01-07 07:53 AM   #46 
     - She's already said...  1corona4u   Dec-01-07 09:07 AM   #50 
        - I'll have to read Biden's nt  Jim4Wes   Dec-01-07 12:13 PM   #55 
        - "The insurance companies can't deny you coverage if you have a pre-existing condition"  zulchzulu   Dec-01-07 04:23 PM   #57 
  - The insurance police would enforce it, their office is right beside the copyright police.  nealmhughes   Dec-01-07 02:30 PM   #56 
  - Baby Jesus will make it so?  AtomicKitten   Dec-01-07 04:26 PM   #58 

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