Current Topics
Trump Forum
by Jeffery J. Haas
26 minutes 28 seconds ago
Big Lies and Tax Cuts
by logtroll
Today at 01:48 AM
Miscellaneous humor thread
by Golem
Yesterday at 06:34 PM
The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2017
by Golem
Yesterday at 05:25 PM
Bitcoin
by pdx rick
Yesterday at 05:22 PM
Round Table for December 2017
by olyve
Yesterday at 01:32 AM
Crypto- and local currencies
by pondering_it_all
Yesterday at 12:22 AM
just a thought
by pondering_it_all
12/15/17 09:04 PM
speculative tv
by jgw
12/13/17 10:17 PM
sex assaults
by NW Ponderer
12/13/17 12:11 PM
Sinister sound of Tyrannosaurus Rex heard for first time in 66 million years
by Ken Condon
12/10/17 11:26 PM
Al Franken 2020
by Jeffery J. Haas
12/09/17 05:33 AM
The Communication-coordi
nation-collusion-con
spiracy Continuum

by Ken Condon
12/05/17 12:07 AM
Trump and Russia
by Jeffery J. Haas
12/04/17 06:43 PM
SMOKING GUN: NRA link to Russia-Trump Campaign back-channels
by pdx rick
12/03/17 09:56 PM
Forum Stats
6248 Members
57 Forums
16122 Topics
277891 Posts

Max Online: 294 @ 12/06/17 12:57 AM
Google Adsense
Page 6 of 6 < 1 2 3 4 5 6
Topic Options
#302505 - 07/29/17 09:10 PM Re: Public Option is the ONLY Option [Re: NW Ponderer]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 40656
Loc: Puget Sound, WA


Supposedly the new game plan is bi-partisanship to fix Obamacare. So, that will take some time. Hmm

Seems that Congress will be bypassing our dear President Russian Oligarch money-launderer from now on because he's alienated so many people. smile
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#302538 - 08/01/17 04:15 PM Re: Public Option is the ONLY Option [Re: NW Ponderer]
pdx rick Offline
Member
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 05/09/05
Posts: 40656
Loc: Puget Sound, WA

Last night when I was in Portland visiting, the folks where I was staying had MSNBC on and Joy Reid was the host. I never watch MSNBC because I cut the cable cord back in June 2011.

Anywhoo...

Joy had a Congressional guest on not sure if the guest as a R or D, because I was gathering my stuff packed-up to head back to Seattle, but the guest stated that there is some House members (almost evenly split 20/22) who are meeting quietly to Repeal..erm, Replace...erm, Repair ACA smile
_________________________
Contrarian, extraordinaire



Top
#302567 - 08/05/17 03:59 AM Re: Public Option is the ONLY Option [Re: NW Ponderer]
pondering_it_all Offline
veteran

Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 7151
Loc: North San Diego County
There are a couple of bipartisan bills in the Senate to let people of 55 buy into Medicare early. There is a bill in the House to let people of 50 do the same. It would certainly save them about 33% over buying an exchange policy and be about equivalent to a Gold-level policy.

This would also go a long way to stabilize the exchanges because all the sick people would flock to it.

The only problem I can see is if they are taking one of the wonder drugs that is very expensive. My old employer policy capped on out-of-pocket expenses at $2500. My new Medicare Plan D has no cap so I pay about $6000 a year.

Top
Page 6 of 6 < 1 2 3 4 5 6

Who's Online
0 registered (), 46 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
TrentonP, Nosf50, erumonej, Jensen Breck, Albertapkr
6248 Registered Users
A2