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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Thu Jun 28, 2012, 12:50 PM

3. Our family's health care bill so far this year -

for routine care (and we have not yet had the largest routine expenses): $23,500.

Our family is a winner, at the moment, because $11,400 of it is for my daughter who would currently have no insurance coverage but for the ACA.

Our family will be a bigger winner in 2014 when she will be able to purchase her own health insurance, despite medical costs for disorders that - in a good year - run at around $60,000. (In a bad year, her costs will be more than $500,000). Because it is unlikely that she will always be able to work full time because of her health, in the years she can't work the cost of her insurance will be subsidized.

I'd prefer single payer - but I'll take insurance that cannot reject her and is not priced based on having good health.

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