Your “Children Will Be Fined” If You Fail To Sign Up For Obamacare: People Are Going To Be In for A Shock

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo Free and affordable health care just gets better and better. In 2015 the government will be activating some new “incentives” embedded in the Affordable Care Act in an effort to get more people to sign up. But, as is often the case when the government says…
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3 Videos Have Now Surfaced of Obamacare Architect Saying American People Are Stupid and Must Be Fooled

Washington's Blog In 3 separate videos shot at 3 different events in 3 different cities, the main architect of Obamacare – Jonathan Gruber – said the American people are stupid, and must be lied to for Obamacare to pass … Here’s the first one: Here’s the second: Here’s the third:…
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Boehner, Republican-led House Authorize Lawsuit Against President Obama

| WTF News | Republicans may have set the stage for a tense remainder to the Obama presidency by clearing the legislative way for a lawsuit against the President over the employer mandate in Obamacare. LA Times The House approved the resolution in a near party-line vote, 225 to 201.…
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White House ‘Quietly’ Exempts 4.5 Million People In 5 “Territories” From Obamacare

Zero Hedge As WSJ reports, last week’s geopolitical chaos and distraction was ideal for a news dump, and the White House didn’t disappoint: On no legal basis, all million residents of the five territories were quietly released from ObamaCare. It seems the costs of healthcare soared in these five territories due to…
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Cleveland Clinic CEO: Three-Quarters Of Americans Who Signed Up For Obamacare Now Have Higher Premiums

CBS Cleveland CLEVELAND (CBS Cleveland/AP) — The CEO of the Cleveland Clinic says that a majority of Americans who signed up for Obamacare have seen their premiums rise. “About three-quarters of them find that their premiums are higher than they had been previously with other insurance,” Toby Cosgrove told Fox…
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It’s Obamacare Deadline Day — And The Website Went Down For Maintenance This Morning

Business Insider was down early Monday morning — on deadline day for enrollment in health-insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. The federal site became unavailable shortly after 3 ET. A representative for the Department of Health and Human Services said the site's tech team had found a software bug…
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Propaganda Minister Valerie Jarrett goes to Hollywood to Get Obamacare in Movies, TV Scripts

Weekly Standard A top of advisor to President Barack Obama is in Los Angeles to try to get Obamacare written into scripts of TV shows and movies. Valerie Jarrett explained in an appearance on Top That! on : "That's the cool thing," a host said to the presidential advisor. "You've been reaching…
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No Insurance Is Better than Unapproved Insurance Under Obamacare

By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON Would President Obama prefer that you have health insurance of which he doesn’t approve, or no health insurance at all?  Well, based on the penalties in play under his signature legislation, it would appear that he prefers for you to have no insurance at all than to…
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‘So Broke, Much Unaffordable’: The ‘Doge’ Meme to Advertise Obamacare to Young Americans

| WTF News | Advertising Obamacare to an uninterested group of people has required a delicate balance between creativity and maintaining credibility. The Department of Health and Human Services has officially lost that battle (if they hadn't already). Presenting the Obamacare doge meme #GetCovered: , ; (@HHSGov) February 26, 2014…
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Obamacare Is Being Sued By Seattle Children’s Hospital Because The Law Blocks Them From Caring For Kids

Kate Fink, a 4-year-old girl from Washington State who faced a ruptured ear drum, was recommended by her doctor to see a specialist at Seattle Children’s Hospital. At first, her insurer through Washington’s state ObamaCare exchange authorized the care. Just four days later though, Kate’s mother, Sarah, received a notice…
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Obamacare to cut work hours by equivalent of 2 million jobs: CBO

Reuters By David Morgan and David Lawder President Barack Obama's healthcare law will reduce the American workforce by the equivalent of 2 million full-time workers in 2017, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday, prompting Republicans to paint the law as bad medicine for the economy. In its latest fiscal…
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Millions Are Now Realizing They’re Too Poor For Obamacare

Huffington Post Alphonse is one of nearly 5 million uninsured Americans caught in a cruel gap that renders some Americans "too poor for Obamacare." Obamacare was supposed to make health coverage affordable, or even free, for low-income Americans. The law's official name is the Affordable Care Act. However, the Supreme…
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Watch: Employees in Pennsylvania Company Learn of Increased Health Costs Due to Obamacare

AMAC A local news station brings viewers inside one Pennsylvania company as the employees there learn about their new health care plans under Obamacare: “Look at the numbers,” says the reporter of two employees. “Jeff and Dave used to have a $1,250 deductible. Since Obamacare went into effect, it’s now…
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30-40 Percent of Health Care Spending in the U.S. Is Tied to Excess Sugar Consumption

AlterNet And our political system does nothing but subsidize the problem. A recent report by the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) underscores the health care crisis in the world’s most exceptional democracy. The spends two and a half times per capita more on health care than any other…
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Obamacare May Make It ‘Literally Impossible’ in US Territories to Buy Insurance

Breitbart Obamacare was drafted so poorly that residents in America's territories like the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam may literally be unable to purchase health insurance on the private market next year, even if they are healthy and want to voluntarily do ; Though Obamacare requires insurance companies in the…
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Obamacare’s California Portal Has Been Down For Hours One Day Ahead Of The Extended Deadline

Zero Hedge With the second consecutive extension to the Obamacare enrollment deadline announced hours ago, one would image the website's designers realized that in what would, hopefully (supposedly) be an epic scramble by tens of thousands, or just tens, of Americans to sign up in the last moment, that there…
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Reports of erroneous Washington health exchange debits

KGW ELISA HAHN / KING 5 News For the second week in a row, the Washington Healthplanfinder website is down, and it's causing problems for people who are dealing with billing issues. Some of them say the website is mistakenly debiting their accounts. Shannon Bruner of Indianola logged on to…
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An effective eye drug is available for $50. But many doctors choose a $2,000 alternative.

Washington Post By Peter Whoriskey and Dan Keating The two drugs have been declared equivalently miraculous. Tested side by side in six major trials, both prevent blindness in a common old-age affliction. Biologically, they are cousins. They’re even made by the same company. But one holds a clear price advantage.…
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Obamacare Small Business Health Market Delayed for 1 Year

Bloomberg Small businesses won’t be able to use the federal government’s health-insurance website until November 2014 in most states, the latest delay for the Obama administration’s health-care system overhaul. Businesses can use brokers or enroll directly with insurers in the meantime, the Department of Health and Human Services said on…
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There Already Is A Government Health Care System In America And It Is The Medical Version Of Hell

The American Dream by Michael Snyder What would happen if the entire health care system in the United States was run by the federal government?  Would such a system be better or worse than what we have today?  To get an answer to these questions, all we have to do…
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Almost 80 million with employer health care plans could have coverage canceled, experts predict

FOX News By Jim Angle Almost 80 million people with employer health plans could find their coverage canceled because they are not compliant with ObamaCare, several experts predicted. Their losses would be in addition to the millions who found their individual coverage cancelled for the same reason. Stan Veuger of…
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Fox News: Second wave of health plan cancellations looms, 50 to 100 million

Fox News A new and independent analysis of ObamaCare warns of a ticking time bomb, predicting a second wave of 50 million to 100 million insurance policy cancellations next fall -- right before the mid-term elections. The next round of cancellations and premium hikes is expected to hit employees, particularly…
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The “Obamacare Shock” – One California Employer’s Terrifying True Story

ZeroHedge From a Zero Hedge reader: My company, based in California, employs 600. We used to insure about 250 of our employees. The rest opted out. The company paid 50% of their premiums for about $750,000;   Under obamacare, none can opt out without penalty, and the rates are double…
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UnitedHealth drops thousands of doctors from insurance plans: Wall Street Journal

Reuters UnitedHealth Group dropped thousands of doctors from its networks in recent weeks, leaving many elderly patients unsure whether they need to switch plans to continue seeing their doctors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The insurer said in October that underfunding of Medicare Advantage plans for the elderly…
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Democrats Fold On Obamacare Vote As 4 Million Americans In 28 States See Policies Cancelled

| WTF News | The media circus over Obamacare has forced some real discussion of the fact that the new healthcare law is creating distortions in many areas of business. Friday marked a change in the tone of the conversation as news circulated that over 4 million Americans had lost…
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House votes to let Americans keep health plans; 39 Democrats defy Obama

Washington Times Nearly 40 House Democrats defied President Obama and helped the Republican majority pass a bill Friday that lets Americans keep, for one year, health plans that do not comply with Obamacare. The defections from 39 members of Mr. Obama’s party highlighted the pressure on Congress to help people…
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Obama to allow canceled health insurance policies to be sold for another year

Chicago Sun-Times By Lynn Sweet Many people whose health insurance was canceled as a result of the new Obamacare law will be able to keep their plan for another year, President Barack Obama is announcing on Thursday, in the wake of a consumer uproar and a Democratic revolt. Obama is…
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Insurance Commissioner: 1 Million+ Californians Having Insurance Cancelled Due To Obamacare

| WTF News | Does anything else need to be said? CBS Sacramento SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CBS Sacramento/AP) — Health insurer Anthem Blue Cross of California has agreed to a two-month extension of about 104,000 individual policies after failing to give the required 90-day cancellation notice, state Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones…
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Seattle Hospital Sues After Obamacare Cuts Children’s Access

Story Leak Seattle Children’s Hospital filed suit against Washington State’s Office of the Insurance Commissioner this week, after Obamacare implementation caused the hospital to be cut from four of the six insurance plans offered by the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. As millions lose their insurance nation wide and are forced…
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Hollywood Deployed to Convince Americans to Sign Up for Obamacare

Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism The California Endowment is providing $500k in grant monies to theHollywood, Health and Society (HHS) program at the University of Southern California (USC) Norman Lear Center (NLC) to teach “TV writing staffs on the politically contentious law and to track health care plot-lines in existing shows.” Indeed, the “18-month…
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We Are Heading For The Greatest Doctor Shortage In American History

The American Dream by Michael Snyder The United States already has an emerging shortage of doctors, and thanks to Obamacare that shortage is about to become much, much ; Right now, the has close to a million doctors, and about half of them are over the age of ; Many…
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Millions of Americans Are Losing Their Health Plans Because of Obamacare

Weekly Standard While the Affordable Care Act was making its way through Congress in 2009 and 2010, President Obama famously promised the American people over and over again that if you like your health plan, you can keep it. “Let me be exactly clear about what health care reform means…
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Pennsylvania House Passes Prescription Drug Database Bill, Amid Privacy Concerns

CBS HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) – Amid concerns about privacy, the state House has passed and sent the Senate a bill that would create a state database to monitor the dispensing and use of prescription drugs. Supporters of the measure say the database is necessary to combat the rising problem of…
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Woman Nearly Faints At Speech On Obamacare Problems & The “Fainting Near Obama” Trend Video

| WTF News | A metaphoric video representation of the feeble state of American health, the "government's plan" and Obama's credibility all in one. Irony to the nth Real Clear Politics President Obama's speech Monday morning was briefly interrupted when a young woman standing behind him appeared to come close…
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UK doctors given bonuses for placing patients on ‘death lists’ – report

RT General practitioners in England have been receiving £50 bonuses for placing patients on controversial ‘death lists’ in order to reduce the number of occupied hospital beds. The move is yet another tactic aimed at cutting NHS costs, UK media reported. Each death which occurs outside an NHS hospital has…
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21 Of The Best Comments Posted By Frustrated Americans On The Official Obamacare Facebook Page

The Truth Wins by Michael Snyder The launch of Obamacare has been a complete and total nightmare so ; The “online exchanges” are constantly crashing, there are endless glitches and delays, and many of the people that actually have been able to successfully register for an account are discovering that…
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Need health care coverage? Just dial 1-800-F**KYO to reach Obamacare’s national hotline

Daily Caller by Katie McHugh Need health insurance? The Obama administration has you covered. Simply dial 1-800-FUCKYO to reach the next available health-care provider. Far from being a mistype, that’s the official number that Health and Human Services wants Americans to dial when seeking health care. Obamacare’s national call center…
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Physicians prepare to deal with increased demand, strain on practices under ObamaCare

FOX News By Amanda Woerner As enrollment in ObamaCare begins, physicians throughout the country are preparing to deal with an influx of newly insured patients – as well as the increased financial demands this will place on their practices. While it will take a few years for doctors to fully…
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House votes to delay Obamacare, raising government shutdown threat

A man fills out an information card during an Affordable Care Act outreach event hosted by Planned Parenthood for the Latino community in Los Angeles, California September 28, 2013 (Reuters / Jonathan Alcorn) The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives has voted to delay Obamacare by one year, raising the possibility…
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House Republicans vote to extend ‘Monsanto Protection Act’ in spending bill that would gut ‘Obamacare’

NY Daily News BY DAVID KNOWLES House Republicans hate "Obamacare," but seem just fine with the "Monsanto Protection Act." Tucked into the GOP’s latest bid to gut the Affordable Care Act, the House passed a three-month extension on Friday of the Farmer Assurance Provision rider that circumvents judicial authority regarding…
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Home Depot cuts benefits for 20,000 as Obamacare looms

Jacksonville Business Journal The Home Depot Inc. will end medical coverage for some 20,000 part-time employees, sending them instead to government exchanges, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer is just the latest company to cut benefits before Obamacare exchanges are set to open Oct. 1. Home Depot (NYSE:…
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Alabama Residents Won’t Get Any Details About ‘Obamacare’ Plans Before Insurance Options Go Online Oct. 1

CBS DC MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabamians hoping to find health insurance through a new federally developed insurance marketplace won’t get any details before October, when the insurance options are scheduled to go online. The Department of Health and Human Services reports it is working on completing the list of health…
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