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OneTwentyoNine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-30-09 05:14 PM
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36. $1000.00 per month when your 65 or older?!?!
BS,you can pay that much when your in your 30's and HEALTHY.

Try phoning up a bunch of insurance companies when your 65,tell them of any and all medical problems you have or have had and see what they come up with.

Then call them when your 70,call them when your 80. Of course that's all a moot point because even the most basic coverage would be completely out of reach to someone that age unless they made millions before they retired.
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  - My dad hated Barry Goldwater  sandnsea   Jul-29-09 06:27 PM   #1 
  - just so insurance companies can rip of the sick and dying... sick bastards  fascisthunter   Jul-29-09 06:29 PM   #2 
  - Yep. nt.  marybourg   Jul-29-09 06:48 PM   #3 
  - I have dealt with medicare for 27 years with my parents  doc03   Jul-29-09 06:53 PM   #4 
  - Everything is "rationed," but the high costs are not a problem with Medicare  ProSense   Jul-29-09 07:24 PM   #6 
  - I have excellent insurance through my employer  doc03   Jul-29-09 07:33 PM   #9 
     - BS!  ProSense   Jul-29-09 07:35 PM   #10 
     - I have dealt with Medicare, they have specific fees  doc03   Jul-29-09 07:47 PM   #12 
        - "if the provider doesn't agree to accept their payments"  ProSense   Jul-29-09 07:51 PM   #13 
     - Here's a question:  ProSense   Jul-29-09 07:44 PM   #11 
        - Well you know why they can't pay for private insurance and  doc03   Jul-29-09 07:52 PM   #14 
           - So without Medicare, they'd have no insurance at all.  ProSense   Jul-29-09 07:54 PM   #15 
              - If all those unfunded costs weren't passed on to everyones  doc03   Jul-29-09 08:03 PM   #17 
                 - I can't wait to hear your argument  ProSense   Jul-29-09 08:24 PM   #20 
                    - I have no problem with Social Security, Medicare or  doc03   Jul-29-09 09:02 PM   #23 
  - No. Not true. A provider who "accepts assignment" gets 80%; of  marybourg   Jul-29-09 10:29 PM   #34 
  - This is why GOP hates Medicare and would end it tomorrow if  OHdem10   Jul-29-09 07:19 PM   #5 
  - So you think Medicare is some kind  doc03   Jul-29-09 07:29 PM   #7 
     - "You and I did through higher insurance premiums and taxes." Hmmm,  ProSense   Jul-29-09 07:33 PM   #8 
        - Hog wash? When a patient leaves a hospital  doc03   Jul-29-09 08:00 PM   #16 
           - You're losing credibility  ProSense   Jul-29-09 08:07 PM   #18 
              - Sure they back up what I said, that $189,000  doc03   Jul-29-09 08:48 PM   #21 
                 - No.  ProSense   Jul-29-09 08:55 PM   #22 
                 - My dads $189,000 bill was paid on his death by you and  doc03   Jul-29-09 09:29 PM   #26 
                    - No, your argument doesn't make sense  ProSense   Jul-29-09 09:40 PM   #28 
                       - Why on earth would I pay out $1000 a month for health  doc03   Jul-29-09 09:47 PM   #31 
                          - .  ProSense   Jul-29-09 09:50 PM   #32 
                          - $1000.00 per month when your 65 or older?!?!  OneTwentyoNine   Jul-30-09 05:14 PM   #36 
                 - Hmm, so your friend not only does't believe in "personal responsibility", he's a thief.  SharonAnn   Jul-29-09 09:02 PM   #24 
                    - He may be a crook but instead of letting the system  doc03   Jul-29-09 09:40 PM   #29 
                       - "He may be a crook but... he is taking care of his own. "  ProSense   Jul-29-09 09:42 PM   #30 
                          - Here's my plan  doc03   Jul-29-09 10:08 PM   #33 
  - I guess it is not rationing of health care when there are those that can't afford it.  LiberalFighter   Jul-29-09 08:10 PM   #19 
  - That's rationing by price. The poor can't afford health care so they're rationed out.  SharonAnn   Jul-29-09 09:03 PM   #25 
  - It is the standing argument of the last 75 years or so  TayTay   Jul-29-09 09:32 PM   #27 
  - 44 Years Of Medicare Success  ProSense   Jul-30-09 04:50 PM   #35 
 

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