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re: My father-in-law is paying $30,000 for health insurance this year. - deathvalleytiger10
[quote]Premiums have been skyrocketing over the last decades, but it was the ACA which started 3 years ago that precipitated this increase? The cost of premiums increased 131% from 1999 to 2009.[/quote] Link? Yes, the ACA has made it [b]much worse[/b] than it would have been. [link=(ht...
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re: My father-in-law is paying $30,000 for health insurance this year. - deathvalleytiger10
[quote]Bottom line is that I am looking at about $28,000 a year BEFORE I get any benefits. The benefit would be the cheaper negotiated rate through the insurer. Have you ever seen the cost of a surgery without that? [/quote] Amusing. Insurance premiums have not risen dramatically because o...
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re: My father-in-law is paying $30,000 for health insurance this year. - deathvalleytiger10
The numbers given are mostly true. They echo the numbers for me. I'm in Louisiana. BCBS is my provider. Two children,(17 and 12), no preexisting conditions, nonsmokers, no illnesses, in fact very few doctor visits period. The notice arrived last month that my plan would go from $1251/mth wit...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
[quote]Nope. I'm telling you that the problems with US healthcare are not specific to the ACA.[/quote] This is getting comical. You are really good at talking in circles. And an obvious troll/zero. ...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
[quote]You really have on no clue what your are talking about. You have employer coverage. You have never shopped the market. I have every year. The prices are all virtually the same from insurance company to insurance company. And they are all going up. I'm an actuary that spent the last 3...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
[quote]Marketplaces imply people price shop. Find another plan. It's not that hard. UVerse raised their prices so I got DirecTV.[/quote] You really have on no clue what your are talking about. You have employer coverage. You have never shopped the market. I have every year. The prices are all...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
[quote]quote: Pete- Tell us how your insurance premium has changed along with your deductible since the ACA was enacted. I have employer sponsored coverage, so it has been largely unchanged. In general your health care costs should go up about 10% per year. 7% for medical inflation and...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
Pete- Tell us how your insurance premium has changed along with your deductible since the ACA was enacted. ...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
At the outset, the goal was "to get the 30 million uninsured Americans healthcare they deserve." I paraphrased Obama and his talking heads. We still have roughly 30 million uninsured Americans. "your premiums will go down." They have increased every year and will increase again next year...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
[quote]quote: I stipulate that it would have been much easier and cost effective if a high risk pool had been developed by the Federal government. It could have been run like Medicaid or Medicare. Instead, we have been hit with ever increasing premium and deductibles with no end in sight. Those...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
[quote]quote: "How about "contributions must be made on behalf of everyone". Better?" Ok. The Fed pays. So, answer my question. How much does HHS spend per year on subsidies? Plus, how much has it cost to set Obamacare up to begin with? I don't know. I imagine we are both at a computer...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
"How about "contributions must be made on behalf of everyone". Better?" Ok. The Fed pays. So, answer my question. How much does HHS spend per year on subsidies? Plus, how much has it cost to set Obamacare up to begin with? ...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
"Yes. Via premium payment, [b]subsidy from HHS to insurer[/b], or penalty/fine." So, actually, everyone does not contribute. HHS contributes for them. How much does HHS spend per year in subsidies?...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
"The only solution is to get everyone contributing via a mandate." Does [b]everyone[/b] contribute?...
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re: Healthcare truths - deathvalleytiger10
"1) You can't eliminate the pre-existing condition problem without a mandate. " Yes they could have. Plans could have been developed for those individuals and paid for by the Fed. This would have kept premiums more affordable for the vast majority of the population along with keeping deductibles ...
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re: Your best/worst run-in/experience with a current/former LSU athlete - deathvalleytiger10
Best and worst happened the same day within 10 mins of each other. I take my son to a different ballpark each summer to catch a game and to have a father-son weekend. He is a huge baseball fan. A few years ago he wants to see Ryan Theriot play and the only weekend we could go was the National...
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re: Lee to play in Astroturf NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl - deathvalleytiger10
He should have 1/2 a year of eligibility remaining by my calculations. ...
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re: A User's Guide to Realistic Offensive Coordinator Options 1/18 - deathvalleytiger10
Just Fire Crowton and then rehire him. Year one he always sets records. :lol:...
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re: Pro Style Offense - deathvalleytiger10
You would think a well executed Pro Style offense would allow us to recruit the best QB's and lineman. The best recruits have their eye on the NFL. So, it would seem, set up your offense to suit that type of player and the best will want to play for you....
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re: BelowPar Does Les have more say in the scheduling now? - deathvalleytiger10
It is the total schedule that should concern us, not any one opponent. We need to play some creampuffs to rest guys, give others experience, and to give us the best shot at the national title. Kinda like the regular Big Ten schedule. :lol:...
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