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Health insurance consumers will see huge rebates next month

One provision of Obamacare that is truly a game changer, putting restrictions on the Medical Loss Ration (MLR), went into effect in 2011 and rebate checks go out next month. The MLR requires that insurance companies covering individuals and small businesses spend at least 80 percent to 85 percent of insurance premium dollars on health […]

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Obamacare constitutional-a victory for all Americans!

This is a great day for the Supreme Court and all of us! Obamacare and the individual mandate have been found to be constitutional! And, guess what? Chief Justice John Roberts was the decider!! The Supreme Court legitimized itself by putting politics aside and voting on the constitutionality of the bill and Americans win because […]

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The individual mandate was a republican idea until Obama wanted it

It’s curious how republicans turned against the individual mandate when it was them who demanded that it be in the bill. In deed, the individual mandate was a republican idea.That’s right. Believe it or not, the original architects of the mandate are staunch advocates of the free market, like the researchers at the conservative Heritage […]

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How young adults benefit from healthcare reform

If you and your family have benefited from the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, think carefully when you vote for a President in November. Even if the Supreme Court rules that the act is constitutional, republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney promises to repeal it. The bill, which I refer to as Obamacares, is being […]

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ObamaRomneyCare and the individual mandate: proof that it’s a Republican idea

ObamaRomneyCare and the individual mandate: proof that it’s a Republican idea

The Supreme Court held hearings last week on the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare law. At the heart of the hearings is the law’s “individual mandate,” (referred to here as “the mandate”) requiring every American who can afford healthcare insurance to purchase it or pay a penalty. Its critics (Republicans) tell us that the mandate […]

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