An intelligence test for Obamacare lovers…
If we’re sharing anecdotal evidence, my premium skyrocketed from $0.00 a month to the astronomical costs of $0.00. But again, this is just my personal experience, hence, anecdotal.
I am SO glad you put it that way…
Anecdotal? So is the 49-state study by Forbes that shows an average increase of 41% also anecdotal?
"Oh my! Look at all of the states that will have isolated anecdotes about how they’re getting screwed…I hope nobody thinks that just because they’re in the majority they’re the rule and not the exception."
Said the mayor of Liberal Bizarro-land…
Does this average increase include all those who will have insurance in 2014?
I don’t know, by that logic would anyone who opts for the fine because that’s more affordable than any other plan (and this applies to most people) count as a ”decrease?”
Here’s a hint, read the methodology of the Manhattan Institute’s report.
LOL. Then go read it and get back to us. YOU kicked this thread off by saying the letters depicted above were “anecdotal,” which got completely shot to hell with this study showing the entire country is going through the same thing, save a few states that were so heavily regulated that they were actually worse than the federal government at this.
Even then, the “decreases” those states are experiencing are just government subsidies (which for the slow people out there means someone else is always paying for this stuff)…this is a ponzi scheme!
In California alone one-million plans are being cancelled and likely replaced with something more expensive (that some will be subsidized doesn’t change they will cost more at the end of the day)….
One-million…at what point does the word “anecdotal” get thrown out and liberals decide to give the truth a shot?
I was really hoping you would go read it, because the methodology is right there. It will even tell you if those without health insurance next year are included. You can actually even deduce the percentage of the population it applies to. Let’s see those reading comprehension skills in action!
Why do I get the feeling you haven’t read it and are trying to act like you have? If you’ve got something to spell out from that then stop being an intellectual lazy ass and do it. By the looks of your blog you seem to really take pride in what you perceive to be your own cleverness. I’m sorry to say you’ve been disappointing here…
It doesn’t even matter, really, because this is a really lame attempt to obfuscate the fact that you can’t admit peoples rate increases are not, in fact, “anecdotal” by virtue of the fact that millions of people are getting tossed off their plan, and put into MORE comprehensive (i.e. not cheaper) plans.
At any rate, looking at rate increases alone is only skin deep.
There are…anecdotes (ha ha)…like mine where my rate isn’t increasing, just things like my deductible (by $1700) and doctor visits, and generic Rx coverage being dropped altogether. That, in essence is a rate increase in that I’ll be getting less service for the same price, but because the nominal premium is the same my “rate increase” would be viewed as 0% because the details of the plan are not factored in.