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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-07-09 01:30 PM
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19. Mom and pop shops are small businesses, but reflect really small ones as opposed to
Edited on Sat Nov-07-09 01:31 PM by ProSense
one with 25 employees. What's your point?

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  -Sec. 302. Exchange-eligible individuals and employers. ProSense  Nov-07-09 12:22 PM   #0 
  - But if the employers do not choose it, the employees remain excluded  Oregone   Nov-07-09 12:26 PM   #1 
  - But nothing.  ProSense   Nov-07-09 12:30 PM   #2 
  - "You assume that enrollment in a public option will not grow."  Oregone   Nov-07-09 12:42 PM   #3 
     - "Why would it grow if it were not cheaper and/or more comprehensive?"  ProSense   Nov-07-09 12:45 PM   #4 
     - there are actually going to be different prices  Egnever   Nov-07-09 12:49 PM   #6 
     - "Also doesn't a larger pool help drive down cost?"  Oregone   Nov-07-09 12:51 PM   #7 
        - "How does that pool grow if it is not cheaper than private insurers, so that it may attract people?"  ProSense   Nov-07-09 12:52 PM   #8 
           - Are you being coy?  Oregone   Nov-07-09 12:58 PM   #10 
              - No, you're making a lot of stupid assumptions. n/t  ProSense   Nov-07-09 01:03 PM   #11 
     - what difference does it make what option gets more enroleees as long as  Egnever   Nov-07-09 12:46 PM   #5 
        - Because it won't keep costs down  Oregone   Nov-07-09 12:54 PM   #9 
           - How can it not?  Egnever   Nov-07-09 01:04 PM   #12 
              - "When people are allowed to choise freely between plans"  Oregone   Nov-07-09 01:14 PM   #14 
                 - If the House bill as it stands today was what we ended up with then yes.  Egnever   Nov-07-09 01:35 PM   #21 
                    - I guess we read different things in the same text  Oregone   Nov-07-09 01:37 PM   #22 
                       - its both  Egnever   Nov-07-09 01:43 PM   #23 
                          - "but it is the employer that gets to make the initial decision to join the exchange"  Oregone   Nov-07-09 01:56 PM   #25 
                             - Again, you're assuming that  ProSense   Nov-07-09 02:02 PM   #26 
                             - I dissagree  Egnever   Nov-07-09 02:16 PM   #27 
  - I believe it read "employers" AND "individuals"...  SKKY   Nov-07-09 01:17 PM   #15 
     - You may be crossing paragraphs  Oregone   Nov-07-09 01:21 PM   #16 
        - "The employer must choose it prior to an individual employeee having access. "  ProSense   Nov-07-09 01:25 PM   #17 
           - And a lot of people do  Oregone   Nov-07-09 01:29 PM   #18 
              - Mom and pop shops are small businesses, but reflect really small ones as opposed to  ProSense   Nov-07-09 01:30 PM   #19 
                 - Funny edit, thats all.  Oregone   Nov-07-09 01:31 PM   #20 
  - Well I give this a plus 1 because it's good news in my book. n/t  vaberella   Nov-07-09 01:07 PM   #13 
  - It is good. n/t  ProSense   Nov-07-09 05:48 PM   #28 
  - I think this is the smart way to do it., It gives them time to  Phx_Dem   Nov-07-09 01:47 PM   #24 
  - Universal health care to be successful can't be tied to employment.  Cleita   Nov-07-09 08:43 PM   #29 
  - That is just not true  ProSense   Nov-07-09 08:48 PM   #30 
  - i work for a company that has in excess of 10,000 employees  dugaresa   Nov-12-09 05:54 PM   #31 
  - You may be surprised what business will do to save money  ProSense   Nov-12-09 05:56 PM   #32 
  - A lot will depend on how the exchange is structured. If you've got massive national pools  TheKentuckian   Nov-13-09 01:44 AM   #33 
  - can't rec but can kick  HopeOverFear   Nov-13-09 12:19 PM   #34 

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