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There are better options to Obamacare [UPDATED]

Published 9:46am Thursday, August 29, 2013 Updated 11:48am Thursday, August 29, 2013

The President is fond of saying that the ‘Other’ party has never even offered an alternative to his health plan. Here are some new ideas:

1– Urge all STATE Legislatures to make illegal anyone or any entity from buying Health Insurance for anyone except themselves or for immediate family members.

2-This will effectively kill all group insurance plans for everybody in America.

3-Federal or States mandate that all insurance companies be required to accept all applications for health insurance non-selectively without medical underwriting.

4-The Federal government CAN offer, for instance, a Credit of $5,000 to each citizen towards the individual person or family by way of Social Security number.

5-Additionally, any business MAY contribute extra salary in equal amounts to each employee towards the employee’s purchase of said individual, non-group Guaranteed Issue, Guaranteed Renewable Health insurance.

6-Since insurance companies are in the business of making health insurance available to people, they will be free to stay in business and compete for these individual polices or leave the health insurance market without discrimination.

7-This will exclude some people residing in the USA when the insurance company’s attorneys sue them for non-payment of their medical expenses; they will have the choice of paying them, or leaving the country.

8- Citizens who choose not to be insured will be required to be responsible for all of their own medical expenses and their family dependents.

9- Phase out the current Medicare system immediately for all citizens under age 50. This will allow 15 years to fix any problems that may crop up.

 

Kirby Ronsley Greene

Dalton

 

  • Walt Henry

    Glad to see the update. The other headline confused me. Why would Obama offer an alternative to his plan if his is the one that’s the law?

  • Elliot Dallavalle

    This is even funnier the second time around!

  • Richard Olson

    Changing the title is like putting more lipstick on a pig. It’s still a pig.

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