Obamacare Awarded 4 Pinocchios by the Washington Post

Obamacare Awarded 4 Pinocchios by the Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/wp/2013/10/30/obamas-pledge-that-no-one-will-take-away-your-health-plan/

A few supporters are finally starting to realize that ObamaCare simply
will not work. It is a fundamentally flawed plan that no matter how many
patches are applied to try to fix it, they will never succeed because the
plan is unworkable.

It allows you to buy health insurance on a Medicare Exchange. Who is going
to sell it to you, if they do not know who you are? And what is to stop
them from reselling your policy to another insurer? How could your privacy
possibly be protected in this situation?

Obamacare forces insurers to sell you an “essential health
benefits<http://www.healthcare.gov/glossary/e/essential.html>”
package, providing coverage in 10 categories. The list includes: ambulatory
patient services; emergency services; hospitalization; maternity and
newborn care; mental health and substance use disorder services, including
behavioral health treatment; prescription drugs; rehabilitative and
habilitative services and devices; laboratory services; preventive and
wellness services and chronic disease management; and pediatric services,
including oral and vision care.

This means that even if you are a man, you must buy maternity care. Even
if you have no intention of going crazy, you must buy mental health
services. Even if you never have and never will smoke, drink or use drugs,
you must buy and pay for substance abuse services.

This also gives the government an incentive to lock you up because then
the government can provide you with psychiatric services you neither need
nor want because the government doctors will get paid under your Obamacare
policy.

These are just a few of the many flaws in Obamacare.

Sam Sloan