ObamaCare: 2,700 pages of language so complicated it could take your own team of lawyers to make sense of it . . .
It was passed by democrats in Congress, signed into law by President Barack Obama, and now ruled constitutional by the Supreme Court.
That means ObamaCare — or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as it's officially known — is a reality you're stuck with, even if you never wanted it in the first place.
ObamaCare will affect every American, yet few Americans understand what these 2,700 pages of legal mumbo-jumbo mean. How will ObamaCare really affect your life, your wallet, and your health?
Robbing Peter to Pay Paul
ObamaCare essentially 'robs Peter to pay Paul'. How?
Well, if you're a senior, you'll be fleeced by the $716 billion in Medicare cuts designed to substantially fund the ObamaCare plan over the next decade.
As you'll read in the ObamaCare Survival Guide, the biggest Medicare spending cuts will come in two key areas you need to know about in order to protect yourself.
Insurance Companies Free to
Pass On Increased Costs
Under the new ObamaCare mandates, insurance companies will have free rein to pass on their increased costs to you in the form of:
There are no specific price controls to keep the insurance industry in check. Even AARP, the powerful lobby representing American seniors, has already increased the health insurance premiums of its employees from 8 to 13%.
Widespread Doctor Shortage Expected
While many Americans are unhappy with ObamaCare, doctors have been particularly angry. The earning potential of doctors is expected to dwindle due to lowered payment rates for Medicare, among other things. Up to 40% of physicians could retire or seek a non-clinical or even a non-medical job.
And with 30 million more Americans on healthcare insurance plans, not only could there be a medical 'brain drain', but also long drives and long waits to see a doctor.
Delayed Implementation and
Hundreds of Unwritten Rules
Shockingly, many of the rules and regulations needed to make the new healthcare system function correctly haven't even been written yet. And as costs inevitably balloon higher than expected, benefits for consumers are likely to degrade significantly, particularly for seniors, the highest users of healthcare services.
Unelected Government Officials Will
Have Total Control to Make Decisions about Your Healthcare
"Healthcare commissars" who don't have to worry about being elected by the American people will have undemocratic, totalitarian powers to cut Medicare spending and make decisions on your behalf as a so-called Independent Payment Advisory Board.
From all I've heard the insureance companies wrote this bill. Their stooge in the White House pushed it even though he had never read it nor the crooks in Congress that passed it. This government is totally corrupt with few exceptions. The Dems. are just as tied in to big corporations as are the Reps. One of the congressmen tied to the breakup of the Bell System was caught touring Europe with his family courtesy of the lobbyist for IT&T. He was a left wing Denocrat from San Diego named Lonel Van Deerlin.
“He was a left wing Denocrat (sic) from San Diego named Lonel (sic) Van Deerlin.”
Thanks for the pertinent update. He’s been dead for five years, and hasn’t been a Congressman for 31 years. This was relevant how, exactly? Maybe Mitt can use it in the debate tonight. If so, tell him it’s Lionel, not Lonel.