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Freddie Stubbs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-07-11 02:49 PM
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27. Insurers are prohibited from excluding pre-existing medical conditions
(except in grandfathered individual health insurance plans) for children under the age of 19.
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  -Now if I remember correctly Matt Taibbi predicted Health Care Reform would not pass Peacetrain  Sep-07-11 01:19 PM   #0 
  - He's trying to one-up the firebagger queen's pre-reactionary bullcrap.  tridim   Sep-07-11 01:24 PM   #1 
  - It never ceases to amaze me..that the republicans are given the benefit of the doubt  Peacetrain   Sep-07-11 01:28 PM   #2 
     - As I am not a fan of arch implications I think it would be good of  Bluenorthwest   Sep-07-11 02:00 PM   #15 
  - he was right. there was no 'reform', just a big giveaway to Insurance cos  ixion   Sep-07-11 01:29 PM   #3 
  - +1  hifiguy   Sep-07-11 01:47 PM   #9 
  - +1000000  Bake   Sep-07-11 02:24 PM   #21 
     - Same here.  OnyxCollie   Sep-07-11 02:42 PM   #24 
        - Thanks, OC!  Bake   Sep-07-11 03:15 PM   #41 
  - yes, indeed.  Chimichurri   Sep-07-11 01:53 PM   #12 
  - A special ''Thank You!'' to Rahm's doctor brother and all their secret friends...  Octafish   Sep-07-11 02:02 PM   #16 
  - Exactly!  joeybee12   Sep-07-11 02:06 PM   #20 
  - Well damn skippy, I will have to tell my college age kids  JNelson6563   Sep-07-11 02:42 PM   #25 
  - Your situation is a plus but more people are uninsured then when HCR passed.  county worker   Sep-07-11 02:52 PM   #31 
  - And what will you tell College kids whose parents do not have  sabrina 1   Sep-07-11 03:47 PM   #49 
  - On the nose. nt  Javaman   Sep-07-11 03:36 PM   #43 
  - +10000 big health insur corps now have captive clients, too, with the mandate  amborin   Sep-08-11 03:11 PM   #59 
  - +1  deutsey   Sep-08-11 03:21 PM   #61 
  - you make it sound like it was a slam dunk and not even close  CreekDog   Sep-07-11 01:29 PM   #4 
  - What "reform"?  truebrit71   Sep-07-11 01:37 PM   #5 
  - Increasing insurance coverage of pre-existing conditions  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 02:47 PM   #26 
  - There are no caps as to how high the premiums can go. So, if I get sick again, I can  Chimichurri   Sep-07-11 03:27 PM   #42 
     - Insurers are prohibited from discriminating against or charging higher rates for  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 03:38 PM   #45 
        - They'll jack up everybody's rate for that reason alone. They're still able to age discriminate ...  Selatius   Sep-07-11 04:41 PM   #55 
        - They can raise premiums as high as they like because there are no caps. They can charge  Chimichurri   Sep-07-11 05:01 PM   #56 
  - Insurers are prohibited from excluding pre-existing medical conditions  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 02:49 PM   #27 
  - Insurers are prohibited from charging co-payments, co-insurance, or deductibles for Level A or Level  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 02:50 PM   #29 
  - Insurers' abilities to enforce annual spending caps will be restricted, and completely prohibited by  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 02:52 PM   #30 
  - More people have no access to medical care than when HRC passed!  county worker   Sep-07-11 02:53 PM   #34 
     - Is that because of health care reform, or because the economy has been tanking for the past 3 years?  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 03:39 PM   #46 
        - It's because health care reform was not passed.  county worker   Sep-08-11 02:51 PM   #58 
  - Insurers are prohibited from dropping policyholders when they get sick.  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 02:52 PM   #32 
  - Insurers are required to reveal details about administrative and executive expenditures  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 02:53 PM   #33 
  - Insurers will be required to spend 85% of large-group and 80% of small-group and individual plan  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 02:54 PM   #35 
  - Insurers are prohibited from discriminating against or charging higher rates for any individuals  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 02:55 PM   #37 
  - So it was health care INSURANCE reform then...and it kicks in at some point in the future...  truebrit71   Sep-07-11 03:12 PM   #40 
     - Many of the provisions have already kicked in  Freddie Stubbs   Sep-07-11 03:41 PM   #47 
  - The jobs thing will be just like HCR. The problem with health care was lack of access to health care  county worker   Sep-07-11 02:56 PM   #39 
  - He was essentially right....  blindpig   Sep-07-11 01:39 PM   #6 
  - Health Care Reform did not pass.  Hell Hath No Fury   Sep-07-11 01:39 PM   #7 
  - You are correct. To have real health care reform the insurance companies  Lint Head   Sep-07-11 01:48 PM   #10 
  - Airc, he did not predict it would not pass, he was against the  sabrina 1   Sep-07-11 01:43 PM   #8 
  - Matt Tiabbi is one of the most important journalists of our time.  trumad   Sep-07-11 01:52 PM   #11 
  - I do remember correctly and Barack Obama said that 'fixing'  Bluenorthwest   Sep-07-11 01:53 PM   #13 
  - I remember that too, and cheered when he said it having always  sabrina 1   Sep-07-11 01:59 PM   #14 
     - I also remember 'any bill I sign must contain a strong public  Bluenorthwest   Sep-07-11 02:05 PM   #18 
     - Sure do.  chill_wind   Sep-07-11 02:34 PM   #22 
     - Yes, I do, and I'm glad you do too. Because people keep telling  sabrina 1   Sep-07-11 03:41 PM   #48 
        - People love to feel vindicated  chill_wind   Sep-07-11 04:28 PM   #53 
     - This is one of the reasons I supported him over Clinton..  girl gone mad   Sep-07-11 04:01 PM   #51 
        - Me too.  bengalherder   Sep-07-11 08:30 PM   #57 
  - Obama is already on the record  chill_wind   Sep-07-11 02:02 PM   #17 
  - He is correct. What we did is maintain the existing system while bolstering the profit centers  TheKentuckian   Sep-07-11 02:05 PM   #19 
  - That's what has irked me about most of Obama's 'reforms'  deutsey   Sep-08-11 03:25 PM   #62 
  - I wish I lived where Matt lives  JNelson6563   Sep-07-11 02:37 PM   #23 
  - Everyone has become rightfully completely cynical about campaign politics  chill_wind   Sep-07-11 02:56 PM   #38 
  - You could at least wait until the results either happen or don't.  county worker   Sep-07-11 02:50 PM   #28 
  - Is that the same "reform" that they're going to come back to fix someday..maybe...if only....?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Sep-07-11 02:55 PM   #36 
  - JUST PASS SOMETHING NOW WE CAN FIX IT LATER!1!!!!11!  QC   Sep-07-11 03:53 PM   #50 
  - I don't know what you read or saw, I saw no health care reform passed  Javaman   Sep-07-11 03:37 PM   #44 
  - Health care reform did not pass. n/t  girl gone mad   Sep-07-11 04:03 PM   #52 
     - Ditto. nt  jannyk   Sep-07-11 04:32 PM   #54 
     - True, but if they tell us often enought that it did, they think we'll believe that.  Stinky The Clown   Sep-08-11 03:13 PM   #60 

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