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Jesse Ventura on ‘Obamacare’: Health care is a human right, rips apart the GOP

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Over 10 million Americans now have access to affordable health care by either the private marketplace or through an expansion of Medicaid because of the Afforda Greg Russak‘s insight: Jesse, were you of these opinions … Continue reading

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As ACA Signups Skyrocket Towards 7 Million Fox News Claims Obama Is Cooking the Books

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst As the number of people who are enrolling in the ACA’s private insurance plans surges towards 7 million, Republican Sen. John Barrasso and Fox News Sunday teamed up to claim that President Obama is cooking … Continue reading

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The ‘Protection’ in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Part of the Protection in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act comes from the fact that insurers can no longer sell us junk insurance. It starts with the Essential Health Benefits in the PPACA. One way for all of … Continue reading

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Warning: Insurance companies using Obamacare scare to scam public

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Insurance companies are using Obamacare to scam the public, while blaming the ACA for not letting them gouge the public with inflated premiums. Greg Russak‘s insight: I include my own story about what “junk insurance” … Continue reading

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Cost of Health Care Law Is Seen as Decreasing

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst A slowing trend in health care spending has lowered the law’s price by billions, and future cost controls may save billions more. Greg Russak‘s insight: "Already, the Congressional Budget Office has quietly erased hundreds of billions of … Continue reading

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More #PPACA Red Herrings: Renewals and Benefits

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst The brouhaha over “keeping the plans you like” and “forcing healthy young men to buy policies with maternity benefits” are simply the latest examples of political red herrings being used by the GOP and detractors … Continue reading

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More #PPACA Red Herrings: Renewals and Benefits

The brouhaha over “keeping the plans you like” and “forcing healthy young men to buy policies with maternity benefits” are simply the latest examples of political red herrings being used by the GOP and detractors of the Patient Protection and … Continue reading

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The U.S. Health Care System Is Terrible, In 1 Enraging Chart

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Hello, did you know the American health-care system is terrible? It is. Don’t let John Boehner tell you otherwise. Greg Russak‘s insight: Everything summed up in one simple statement: "Why is our system so terrible? … Continue reading

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Six Reasons the Affordable Care Act Is Not Hurricane Katrina

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst It’s easy to understand why Republicans are comparing the Obamacare rollout to Hurricane Katrina. It’s still wrong. Greg Russak‘s insight: If you think the technology issues with the rollout of Healthcare.gov are anything close to … Continue reading

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The Cost of #Obamacare Exchanges? 10 Bucks Each

How much have we spent on the exchanges? There are no shortage of claims. I’ve heard and seen figures like $500M and $650M. It’s not $500M. It’s not $650M. According to Glenn Kessler’s The Fact Checker column, “How much did … Continue reading

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