More #PPACA Red Herrings: Renewals and Benefits

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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 Affordable Care Act in an attempt to dupe Americans about the facts.

Greg Russak‘s insight:

FACT: If you received a cancellation notice from your insurance company, that was their decision, not the federal government’s decision, even when it came to health insurance plans that didn’t meet PPACA minimum standards.

 

FACT: The Essential Health Benefits codified into the PPACA define the minimum standards for health insurance and just as with today’s employer-provided health insurance plans, the PPACA’s EHBs include some health care services some of us may not want or ever need.

 

Maybe we can understand the facts better by asking a few questions.

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Author: Peaceful Patriot

Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.

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