Posted by: arnegrim | June 30, 2011

Obamacare issues continue

“Older adults of the same age and income with similar medical histories would pay sharply different amounts for private health insurance due to what appears to be an unintended consequence of the new health care law…

…The decision to use the tax code’s definition of income for the health care law has created other problems.

Medicare’s top number-cruncher is warning that up to 3 million middle-class people in households that get at least part of their income from Social Security could suddenly become eligible for nearly free coverage through Medicaid, the federal-state safety net program for the poor. Chief Actuary Richard Fosters says that situation “just doesn’t make sense.””

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_HEALTH_OVERHAUL_UNINTENDED_CONSEQUENCE?SITE=ILROR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

It’s a good thing we passed it so we could see what’s in it…

Now, how do we give it back?

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