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Orsino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-10-09 12:27 PM
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25. Or "whenever Congress says the effective dates are."
I am glad to hear that some cavalry are going to be leaving the fort someday soon. If more people are covered more completely for less money, I will welcome that as very real reform. The more, the better. The sooner, the even better.
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  -It bans the worst business practices immediately & it covers those who need it the most immediately Phoebe Loosinhouse  Sep-10-09 09:03 AM   #0 
  - And screws individual citizens across the board, while providing windfalls for insurance cos  ixion   Sep-10-09 09:04 AM   #1 
  - It continues the worst part of the system  TransitJohn   Sep-10-09 09:05 AM   #2 
  - The one question I have....  vi5   Sep-10-09 09:05 AM   #3 
  - I must respectfully disagree. It is snake oil. n/t  blueworld   Sep-10-09 09:07 AM   #4 
  - It's not really addressing the disease. It addresses the symptoms.  YOY   Sep-10-09 09:08 AM   #5 
  - A good start, but still a Band-Aid that legitimizes the for-profit heath insurance industry  jeffbr   Sep-10-09 09:09 AM   #6 
  - But it will not end Insurance Company Death Panels. Ins companies will still be able to dictate to  OmmmSweetOmmm   Sep-10-09 09:09 AM   #7 
  - Exactly. There won't be government death panels to compete with the insurance company death panels  jeffbr   Sep-10-09 09:11 AM   #8 
  - Do you need a sarcasm smiley?  YOY   Sep-10-09 09:14 AM   #13 
  - And what about all that "cannot turn anyone down due to pre-existing  NYCGirl   Sep-10-09 09:12 AM   #10 
  - That has nothing to do with what I'm talking about.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Sep-10-09 09:43 AM   #16 
  - And I will make sure that no government bureaucrat or insurance company bureaucrat gets between you  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Sep-10-09 09:14 AM   #14 
     - And that will be regulated how? By the time mediation happens you can die.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Sep-10-09 09:46 AM   #17 
  - Personally, I was underwhelmed. This is not real reform.  closeupready   Sep-10-09 09:11 AM   #9 
  - Why would CEO lose their bonuses?  Statistical   Sep-10-09 09:13 AM   #11 
  - Isn't that "increasing competition" and  Igel   Sep-10-09 11:33 AM   #22 
  - Section 116 of HR3200 requires the insurance companies  laughingliberal   Sep-10-09 11:58 AM   #24 
  - "Immediately" does not mean immediately  Tansy_Gold   Sep-10-09 09:13 AM   #12 
     - Right. OK., for the overly literal "immediately upon passage of the bill."  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Sep-10-09 09:19 AM   #15 
        - The cavalry may be coming but  Tansy_Gold   Sep-10-09 09:52 AM   #18 
        - I completely agree with you that a public option should be publicly funded  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Sep-10-09 10:05 AM   #19 
           - Congress will only compromise downward, not upward  Tansy_Gold   Sep-10-09 10:13 AM   #20 
              - Well, we'll just have to say that we see the potential very differently. nt  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Sep-10-09 11:15 AM   #21 
                 - Wall Street sees it as nothing but good for the ins. Cos. n/t  Tansy_Gold   Sep-10-09 11:53 AM   #23 
        - Or "whenever Congress says the effective dates are."  Orsino   Sep-10-09 12:27 PM   #25 

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