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Young invincibles opt out of Obamacare?

Health insurers fear young people will opt out – Yahoo! News. Dan Lopez is the definition of a “young invincible”…. Dan Lopez rarely gets sick and hasn’t been to a doctor in 10 years, so buying health insurance feels like a … Continue reading

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States fear losing aid for ‘uninsurables’

States fear losing aid for ‘uninsurables’ – Timesonline.com: National. This has to do with the health insurance high risk pools that were set up under Obamacare. This program helps bridge the gap for patients who suffered from pre-existing conditions until next … Continue reading

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States: ‘Blindsided’ by plan to shift costs of ‘uninsurables’ to them under ObamaCare

States: ‘Blindsided’ by plan to shift costs of ‘uninsurables’ to them under ObamaCare | Fox News. In a letter this week to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, state officials said they were “blindsided” and “very disappointed” by a … Continue reading

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Big insurers wary of joining Obamacare exchanges

Wow, who could have imagined: Big insurers wary of joining Obamacare exchanges. Interesting, the article doesn’t mention utilization/claim uncertainty. Don’t think this is a problem? Consider that the Federal high risk pool had fewer enrollees than anticipated yet suffered cost overuns and … Continue reading

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GOP fast tracks bill to fortify ObamaCare’s high-risk pools

GOP fast tracks bill to fortify ObamaCare’s high-risk pools – The Hill’s Healthwatch. The measure seeks to shore up the Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan (PCIP), a struggling program designed to offer insurance to vulnerable patients while the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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“Did it ever occur to these folks that running the PCIP costs money?”

Georgiainsuranceshop.com asks the common sense question: “Did it ever occur to these folks that running the PCIP costs money?” DUH!

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$5 bil Pre-existing Conditions Fund Set Up By ObamaCare Already In Red

$5 bil Pre-existing Conditions Fund Set Up By ObamaCare Already In Red – Investors.com. We’re talking about the Obamacare PCIP (Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan) that was set up to provide people with pre-existing health conditions insurance coverage until Obamacare plans started … Continue reading

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