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Obamacare Policies Not Available Year-Round, Causes Problems For Latecomers

Posted on April 5, 2014

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Americans thinking about buying health insurance on their own later this year, or maybe switching to a different insurer, are probably out of luck. The policies are going off the market as a little-noticed consequence of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. With limited exceptions, insurance companies have stopped selling until next year the sorts […]

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Health Inspection Leads to Recall of 9 Million Pounds of Meat

Posted on February 10, 2014

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More than 8.7 million pounds of meat have been recalled from a Northern California company because the plant “processed diseased and unsound animals,” federal officials announced Saturday. “Rancho Feeding Corporation, a Petaluma, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,742,700 pounds, because it processed diseased and unsound animals and carried out these activities without the benefit or […]

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Illinois Signs Up For Obamacare! Well, Only 61,000 out of 12.8 Million

Posted on January 14, 2014

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A little more than 61,100 Illinoisans selected new health insurance policies created under President Barack Obama’s health care law through Dec. 28, as a last-minute surge in enrollment helped the marketplaces recover from an embarrassing Oct. 1 launch. The Illinois enrollments are up nearly nine-fold from November, when little more than 7,000 selected policies, according […]

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What If Younger Americans Skip Coverage by ObamaCare?

Written by Gary North on October 7, 2013

ObamaCare is structured to force younger healthy workers to pay for older, sicker Americans. The old will sign up. Those with existing conditions will sign up. But younger workers may decide to skip it, pay a small tax, and live with no coverage. Rates on younger workers are likely to triple. Millions of Americans will […]

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ObamaCare Begins. Call It Amazing.

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2013

Like rats in a maze, millions of Americans without health care insurance are going to get it.  But only if they can get through the maze. It’s like anything else run by the federal government. Those who want the benefit must fill out forms. Lots of forms. Complex forms. Those who think this will be […]

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Shutdown: ObamaCare (No) and the Federal Government (No)

Written by Gary North on September 24, 2013

The House of Representatives is making a symbolic attempt to shut down ObamaCare. The members know that they cannot get this through the Senate. Obama would veto it even if they could. Why are they doing this? Because they can. They can let the voters back home know that they are taking a stand. They […]

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