CareFirst says 76,000 of its customers will lose plans because of Obamacare

posted at 8:41 pm on October 24, 2013 by Mary Katharine Ham

One promise—affordability— smashed into millions more pieces this morning.

As technical failures bedevil the rollout of President Obama’s health care law, evidence is emerging that one of the program’s loftiest goals — to encourage competition among insurers in an effort to keep costs low — is falling short for many rural Americans.

While competition is intense in many populous regions, rural areas and small towns have far fewer carriers offering plans in the law’s online exchanges. Those places, many of them poor, are being asked to choose from some of the highest-priced plans in the 34 states where the federal government is running the health insurance marketplaces, a review by The New York Times has found.

This afternoon, “you can keep your plan” takes another blow. Philip Klein reports that 76,000 of Blue Cross Blue Shield’s individual market customers will lose their current plan. Now, as the president might say, let me be clear. It was always a lie that everyone could keep your plan if you liked it because Obamacare’s new mandates and “essential health benefits” made it literally impossible and illegal for certain existing plans to continue to exist. So, it wasn’t a matter of opinion or paranoia or mere possibilities of unintended consequences. The fact that you could not keep your plan was in the law, and yet, President Obama got away with saying “If you like your plan you can keep it,” and calling those who noticed the impossibility “fearmongers.”

Flash forward:

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is being forced to cancel plans that currently cover 76,000 individuals in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., due to changes made by President Obama’s health care law, the company told the Washington Examiner today.

That represents more than 40 percent of the 177,000 individuals covered by CareFirst in the states.

Though Obama famously promised that those who liked their health care coverage could keep it under his program, in reality the health care law imposes a raft of new regulations on insurance policies starting Jan. 1 that are forcing insurers across the country to terminate existing plans.

In theory, rules were supposed to allow pre-existing plans to be “grandfathered in,” but they were written so narrowly as to leave out many plans.

“Of the 177,000 individuals under age 65 who are covered by CareFirst, about 76,000 of them are in a non-grandfathered plan – a plan that will not comply with the guidelines imposed by the Affordable Care Act at their time of renewal this year or next,” CareFirst said in an email in response to an inquiry by the Examiner.

The argument of an Obamacare supporter, when confronted with this reality, is to ignore the solemn promise of Obamacare, made so very many times. Instead, they say something along the lines of, “Well, who’d be dumb enough to like a plan like that? Of course those plans aren’t sticking around. They’ll get better plans.” Those “better” plans are often more expensive than the plans with low monthly costs and high deductibles many liked and counted on before Obamacare. Some of the people who will lose their plans and be allowed to buy “better” plans may not be eligible for subsidies. And, even if they are, there’s no telling when they’ll be able to find that out on the federal or state exchanges which are, to use a technical term, still a total Charlie Foxtrot.

Like this Missouri man, whose family is learning Obamacare’s not going to help them at all. He’s also a Blue Cross Blue Shield customer:

The Free Beacon is keeping good track of the personal and local stories of the havoc Obamacare is wreaking. When it comes to breaking its promises, the legislation is indeed more than just a website. Texans gripe about rising costs while an Indiana hospital is forced to let go hundreds to bring its cost of care into compliance and stay above water.

And, no, the call centers and in-person sign-ups were never meant to substitute for the website and won’t be able to serve you, as Matt Lewis reported:

In recent days, Petno has noted that it’s a 10-step process to obtain health care coverage, and that the operators can’t even give you a specific timeframe for when they will even respond (other than to say you will have a chance to enroll by January 1).

Most importantly, they won’t even give you a specific quote for your health insurance over the phone (though there is a rough estimator on the website.) So the notion that you can actually easily sign up for health care coverage by calling the 1-800 number seems to be overstated. “The phone call is Rube Goldberg 2.0,” Petno tells me during a phone interview.

Kaiser Health News confirms:

It’s 10 a.m. Monday inside the call center of Connecticut’s new insurance exchange established under the federal health law. On the 21st floor of the downtown Prudential Building, about 25 operators in blue shaded cubicles are talking on telephone headsets while a dozen more callers wait on hold.

“It’s controlled chaos,” said David Lynch, the call center manager for the marketplace.

Centers like these were touted by President Barack Obama this week as one of several alternatives for consumers having trouble shopping and enrolling in plans through healthcare.gov, the bug-ridden website run by the federal government for residents of 36 states.

“The call centers are available,” he said, reciting the telephone number — 1-800-318-2596. “You can talk to somebody directly and they can walk you through the application process…Once you get on the phone with a trained representative, it usually takes about 25 minutes for an individual to apply for coverage, about 45 minutes for a family.”

But consumer advocates say the centers were never meant to be an alternative to the insurance exchange website. They were conceived of as a supplement – a way to offer some consumers more help to understand their options.

“The telephone call center is not a realistic alternative to the website,” said Adam Linker, health policy analyst for the North Carolina Justice Center, a consumer advocacy group. “The marketplace was billed as a place to easily shop and compare plans, but on the phone there is no real way to do that.”

If only Obamacare could do anything else as efficiently as it breaks its promises.

Oh, there’s another one.


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Am I wrong for finding this amusing in some sense? I mean, people actually *BELIEVED* the dog eater when he said, “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan”.

SouthernGent on October 24, 2013 at 8:43 PM

Blame game. Obama and Democrats blame Republicans. Republicans blame the Tea Party.

mobydutch on October 24, 2013 at 8:45 PM

I’m self employed and self-insured. I’m expecting my letter to come any time now. I’ve checked on the cost of my new, unsubsidized rates in a new plan: 225% increase in premiums and 240% increase in deductible. But I’ll have prenatal care at least. Thanks Obama!

BJ* on October 24, 2013 at 8:47 PM

A cringe-worthy headline from Forbes: “More Americans In 3 States Have Had Their Insurance Canceled Under ObamaCare Than Have Filed An Exchange Account In All 50.” Oof.

Triple oof.

parke on October 24, 2013 at 8:47 PM

My v@gina has never been healthier.

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 8:48 PM

When I was single there was a time during which I paid for my own individual BCBS plan in case I had to be hospitalized. I can empathize with what these cancellations mean to those upended by the arrogant and power-hungry.

INC on October 24, 2013 at 8:50 PM

The Affordable Care Act ensures health plans offered in the individual and small group markets, both inside and outside of the Health Insurance Marketplace, offer a comprehensive package of items and services, known as essential health benefits. Essential health benefits must include items and services within at least the following 10 categories:

1. ambulatory patient services;

2. emergency services;

3. hospitalization;

4. maternity and newborn care;

5. mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment;

6. prescription drugs;

7. rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices;

8. laboratory services;

9. preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management;

10. pediatric services, including oral and vision care.

Insurance policies must cover these benefits in order to be certified and offered in the Health Insurance Marketplace. States expanding their Medicaid programs must provide these benefits to people newly eligible for Medicaid.

I’m so thrilled that I have to now carry paediatric services like oral and vision care for the children that I DO NOT HAVE!

And, Axe has a healthy vajayjay and Sparky can now get the hysterectomy he so desperately needs!

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

These aren’t obamacare’s promises, they are obama’s lies. Why not just come out and say it?

GaltBlvnAtty on October 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

The hits just keep on coming…stand back and let the Progs squirm. I hope none of those getting their policies cancelled voted for Dear Leader.

d1carter on October 24, 2013 at 8:54 PM

mobydutch on October 24, 2013 at 8:45 PM

If I were handing out blame I’d turn first to Reid whose legislative legerdemain ensured the passage of this monstrosity. Next to Pelosi for strongarming the Dems in the House. Finally to Obama for his lying propaganda.

There’s some leftover, of course, for Roberts and others who have ensured its continuation, but those are the big three.

INC on October 24, 2013 at 8:54 PM

Axie, Baby! Whatever you do, do NOT look at Drudge.

lolz

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 8:55 PM

I’m going to invest in Caterpillar. The need for digging graves under Obamacare will make me a rich man.

patman77 on October 24, 2013 at 8:57 PM

I’m so thrilled that I have to now carry paediatric services like oral and vision care for the children that I DO NOT HAVE!

Seriously. Problem solved. :p

. . . I know, I know — I’m biting it.

And, Axe has a healthy vajayjay and Sparky can now get the hysterectomy he so desperately needs!

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

That poor guy’th been waithing tho long.

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Bbbbut Verbaldouche just said the other day that this was all anecdotal and refused to believe it because her policy is wonderful and is not changing one bit.

BeachBum on October 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM

The sad fact is that these are human beings who may not be able to get health care coverage in time if they should fall ill, regardless of their best efforts. They could lose their homes, their vehicles, and end up on public assistance. Health care insurance is not activated retroactively. Some would never be able to recover financially in their lifetimes regardless of how much they scrimped and saved and how hours they worked without declaring bankruptcy, which simply passes the debt along to the rest of the public in one form or another. This deprives these people of their dignity.

If this fate should befall any American as a direct result of Obamacare… the president of this nation and his administration are the only one’s to blame… and they should be held accountable.

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM

“Rural” to the NYT is anything outside of NYC and Connecticut.

BKeyser on October 24, 2013 at 9:02 PM

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

I’m thrilled that I’m paying for twice the insurance on my own kids. We already pay for dental and vision. I don’t need it or want it covered in my health care premium. And, I’m not dropping the other coverage. Our separate dental and vision coverage is better than what’s offered on my health care plan. So, I’m paying more for nothing, just like you RWM.

txhsmom on October 24, 2013 at 9:03 PM

I love it. Keep it coming! Its time the people of this country really answer for what they have done in electing this man TWICE. Sucks for those of us who didn’t vote for the fraud, but oh well. Let it burn.

Jack_Burton on October 24, 2013 at 9:03 PM

The sad fact is that these are human beings who may not be able to get health care coverage in time if they should fall ill, regardless of their best efforts.

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM

I suspect, and hope, that black markets — which, of course, will criminalize both the provider and consumer — will, by necessity, arise.

But, many will indeed suffer. Two wolves, one sheep, what’s for dinner, etc. …

ShainS on October 24, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Yes, it’s been quite a week for America … 76,000 lost their coverage today, 300,000 in Florida lost their coverage earlier this week …

HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS LOSE INSURANCE DUE TO OBAMACARE

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/10/21/hundreds-of-thousands-lose-insurance

Millions of Americans Are Losing Their Health Plans Because of obamacare

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/millions-americans-are-losing-their-health-plans-because-obamacare_764602.html

… obama, democrats and treasonous RINOs MUST BE held accountable!

Pork-Chop on October 24, 2013 at 9:06 PM

And, Axe has a healthy vajayjay and Sparky can now get the hysterectomy he so desperately needs!

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

That poor guy’th been waithing tho long.

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 8:58 PM

Snicker.

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:07 PM

If this fate should befall any American as a direct result of Obamacare… the president of this nation and his administration are the only one’s to blame… and they should be held accountable.

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM

I feel sorry for those folks. Think of the people that paid for a separate cancer policy, just in case, only to find out it’s not Obamacare compliant (I’m assuming as it wouldn’t cover maternity care, prostate exams, or botox injections) and who are now in need of that policy come January 1.

txhsmom on October 24, 2013 at 9:08 PM

How will the press play this? Will it be the obvious mandatory increase required to cover all, especially those with preexisting conditions?

Cindy Munford on October 24, 2013 at 9:09 PM

txhsmom on October 24, 2013 at 9:08 PM

Indeed, and I should have added all those who will lose their coverage and won’t seek the care they need, trying desperately to touch it out, waiting to get coverage before they make it in to see the doctor because they can’t afford the bills without coverage. The unnecessary suffering and even death that results due to this shameful scam are properly lain right on the presidents door step. He should be held accountable for this as well.

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:11 PM

touch…tough… sorry.

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:12 PM

Isn’t it about time the GOP began running some ads entitles “This is Why We Fight”… with examples of their predictions of the Obamacare disaster coming true in today’s reality. Seems easy. Why isn’t something like this happening?

Blaise on October 24, 2013 at 9:13 PM

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:11 PM

Well said.

KCB on October 24, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Carefirst BCBS used to be the insurer at my employer. Hmmm.

22044 on October 24, 2013 at 9:17 PM

The unnecessary suffering and even death that results due to this shameful scam are properly lain right on the presidents door step. He should be held accountable for this as well.

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:11 PM

I’ve thought of this because of those I know who do have chronic and difficult medical conditions. The other day I read someone who wrote of a “catastrophic” gap in coverage. What will some people have to endure simply because of the foolish, arrogant and power-driven political class?

INC on October 24, 2013 at 9:18 PM

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:11 PM

It’s a disaster come January 1. Ok, I’ve had too much wine. It’s already a disaster and it isn’t getting any better.

txhsmom on October 24, 2013 at 9:18 PM

I’m so thrilled that I have to now carry paediatric services like oral and vision care for the children that I DO NOT HAVE!

And, Axe has a healthy vajayjay and Sparky can now get the hysterectomy he so desperately needs!

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

Sparky probably wants a hysterectomy because he thinks it’s a procedure that make him…more hysterical.

22044 on October 24, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Sparky probably wants a hysterectomy because he thinks it’s a procedure that make him…more hysterical.

22044 on October 24, 2013 at 9:19 PM

I thought it removed your hysterical???

KCB on October 24, 2013 at 9:20 PM

Broken promises.

You need a picture for this post Mary Katharine. Help yourself to any of mine. ; )

Bmore on October 24, 2013 at 9:23 PM

The GOP should be standing up for the people. Blaise makes a good point about those ads, but the fight should be right on the Senate floor and the floor of the House.

The Democrats are only interested in saving face and trying to keep this disaster rolling.

The GOP should be taking them to task for that today, but instead, they flew to a funeral on military jets on the tax payers dime and shut down congress to do it.

The political class is dysfunctional. It has become a liability to American citizens.

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:24 PM

Obamacare was never intended for self-sufficient, hard working Americans – it was designed as a new entitlement to buy lifelong votes for those would prefer others to pay for their healthcare..just like welfare, housing, food, phones..etc.

celt on October 24, 2013 at 9:26 PM

The State Run Media has been ignoring all of these warnings for months and months…they will continue to do so.

d1carter on October 24, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Nothing like the light of the truth to keep these threads almost troll-free.

CWchangedhisNicagain on October 24, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Bmore on October 24, 2013 at 9:23 PM

That’s an excellent series, Bmore. An eerie impact seeing those healthcare facilities in ruins.

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:28 PM

These aren’t obamacare’s promises, they are obama’s lies. Why not just come out and say it?

GaltBlvnAtty on October 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

I replied to a Tweet from Ted Cruz this afternoon:
.

@SenTedCruz

Disaster #ObamacareInOneWord

.
My reply might be dated so I included a link:

@PolAgnostic

@SenTedCruz #ObamacareInOneWord Jonestown

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonestown


We left lies behind us in the review mirror three years ago.

We are now to the point where we drink the Kool-Aid or else.

PolAgnostic on October 24, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Cindy Munford on October 24, 2013 at 9:09 PM

I’m expecting something like what happened in Cyprus–a raid on bank accounts. A mandatory 25% taken to help prop up Obamacare.

SouthernGent on October 24, 2013 at 9:31 PM

I DEMAND MKH PUT A PICTURE UP FOR THIS POST.

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 9:33 PM

thatsafactjack on October 24, 2013 at 9:28 PM

; )

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 9:33 PM

-_-

Bmore on October 24, 2013 at 9:39 PM

Get the eye for RWM.

Bmore on October 24, 2013 at 9:40 PM

-_-

Bmore on October 24, 2013 at 9:39 PM

O, I suppose you want me to acknowledge that you said it first? Just put it on the list — along with not capitalizing “over.”

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 9:42 PM

HAHAHAHA! Kirsten Powers was claiming a few weeks ago that no one was losing their insurance and premiums/deductibles weren’t skyrocketing!

She got a termination letter today and Obamacare’s closest thing to her old policy will cause her premiums to double with an increased deductible.

DaVerb, your thoughts?

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:42 PM

The millions that this was all about will never get past the deductible even if they can afford a subsidised policy.Add them to the perpetually poor.

docflash on October 24, 2013 at 9:43 PM

Get the eye for RWM.

Bmore on October 24, 2013 at 9:40 PM

You missed this?

Axie, Baby! Whatever you do, do NOT look at Drudge.

lolz

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:43 PM

Isn’t it about time the GOP began running some ads entitles “This is Why We Fight”… with examples of their predictions of the Obamacare disaster coming true in today’s reality. Seems easy. Why isn’t something like this happening?

Blaise on October 24, 2013 at 9:13 PM


Easy
– the money men of the GOPe are in on the RAPE.

I posted this link http://tinyurl.com/lzzpw8u repeatedly yesterday so Boehner & Co’s sudden capitulation would be seen in the appropriate light – the moneymen publicly taking the GOPe leadership to task in a NYT article.

While both parties have extreme elements, he suggested, only in the G.O.P. did the extreme element exercise real power. “The extreme right has 90 seats in the House,” Mr. Echevarria said. “Occupy Wall Street has no seats.”

.
Equating the TEA Party elected/supported congresspersons with the Occupy Wall Street hooligans/thugs/rapists isn’t worth one single word of denunciation?

“Nothing to see here, move along!”

Except Joe Echevarria, the chief executive of Deloitte, the accounting and consulting firm has as his clients the health insurance and pharmaceutical companies who will be raking in BILLIONS from the Obamacare deals they got in return for their support of the law.

OH! … and the Too Big Too Jail banks are also Deloitte’s clients who get $ 85 billion per year in government subsidies IN ADDITION to the $ 85 billion/month of interest free money they get from QE Forever.

Just a little $ 1 trillion conflict of interest & motives on Mr Echevarria’s part.

PolAgnostic on October 11, 2013 at 12:41 PM

.
The GOPe and the GOPe-media are not going to fight what their DONOR CLASS wants.

And NO ONE is going to put up the money for the ads you are visualizing.

PolAgnostic on October 24, 2013 at 9:43 PM

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:43 PM

-_-

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 9:45 PM

This is pretty cool though, 17,000 more Americans getting free healthcare from the government.

Bishop on October 24, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Here’s your picture MKH: You Can Keep Your Doctor!

slickwillie2001 on October 24, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Arrival of Obamacare forcing insurers to drop customers with low coverage

Sharyl Attkisson is tweeting this. CBS will be giving her notice any day now.

Rovin on October 24, 2013 at 9:47 PM

The big mistake people are making is in thinking the obama administration wants people to have affordable health care. They could care less about the people.

lonestar1 on October 24, 2013 at 9:49 PM

I thought it removed your hysterical???

KCB on October 24, 2013 at 9:20 PM

I got it backwards…dag nab it!

22044 on October 24, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Far-Left House Dem Jared Polis Defects From Obamacare, Will Now Ask For A Waiver For Rich Liberals In His District Because Plans Are Too Expensive…

One of President Obama’s most ardent liberal supporters has defected from ObamaCare.

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, told a Colorado health policy think tank that ObamaCare premiums will be too expensive for some of the wealthiest addresses in America – ski resorts like Breckenridge and Keystone.

He says he’s asking the feds to let them sit out the president’s national health system.

“We will be encouraging a waiver,” Polis told Health Policy Solutions in a story that ran today. “It will be difficult for Summit County residents to become insured. For the vast majority, it’s too high a price to pay.”

The resorts are in Summit County and Aspen is in a neighboring county, which Polis also represents. He has consistently voted in favor of ObamaCare.

Polis also wrote to Colorado’s insurance commissioner asking why an average 40-year-old mountaintop resident would have to fork over $427.80 a month while counterparts in Denver would pay $296.41 for the same plan.

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:57 PM

Hey! I hope every damned fool who voted for that jug-eared clown has to suffer. There should be consequences for monumental STUPIDITY!

GarandFan on October 24, 2013 at 9:58 PM

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:57 PM

He’s a terrorist, a suicide bomber, dude should be tried and executed for sedition.

We’re still talking this way, right?

Bishop on October 24, 2013 at 9:59 PM

I got it backwards…dag nab it!

22044 on October 24, 2013 at 9:51 PM

You don’t want your hysterical in there backwards, dudes. Thrust me on this. The trip to Jiffy Lube is only about $40, but the antibiotics are really expensive.

*sip*

Learned that one in college.

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 10:00 PM

You don’t want your hysterical in there backwards, dudes. Thrust me on this. The trip to Jiffy Lube is only about $40, but the antibiotics are really expensive.

*sip*

Learned that one in college.

Axe on October 24, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Smart words…from a smart man. Heh.

22044 on October 24, 2013 at 10:11 PM

HAHAHAHA! Kirsten Powers was claiming a few weeks ago that no one was losing their insurance and premiums/deductibles weren’t skyrocketing!

She got a termination letter today and Obamacare’s closest thing to her old policy will cause her premiums to double with an increased deductible.
DaVerb, your thoughts?

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:42 PM

.
Do you have a link for that delicious piece of news?

PolAgnostic on October 24, 2013 at 10:16 PM

PolAgnostic, here: https://twitter.com/search?q=kirsten%20powers&src=typd

Her premiums are going from $160 a month to $300 per month. Her deductible is staying about the same (I was wrong on that point).

When asked if Obama lied about ‘if you like your policy, you can keep it,’ she smirked in a ‘Yes, he did’ sort of way.

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 10:24 PM

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:43 PM

; )

Bmore on October 24, 2013 at 10:49 PM

And, Axe has a healthy vajayjay and Sparky can now get the hysterectomy he so desperately needs!

Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 8:53 PM

Hey! Look on the bright side. Women can probably now get prostate checks. They couldn’t do that before. Obamacare is truly awesome.

Oldnuke on October 24, 2013 at 10:51 PM

It’s getting depressing watching this happen to my fellow Americans.

newportmike on October 24, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Let me be clear.. its all the fault of the TEA PARTY becUse we have no one else to blame -barry soetro.

stuartm80127 on October 25, 2013 at 12:14 AM

This is just awful. The American people were lied to in a very obvious, shocking, devastating manner.

In a way, it’s good that the people feel the pain of this abomination right away, with time to repeal 404Care.

PattyJ on October 25, 2013 at 12:52 AM

Isn’t it about time the GOP began running some ads entitles “This is Why We Fight”… with examples of their predictions of the Obamacare disaster coming true in today’s reality. Seems easy. Why isn’t something like this happening?

Blaise on October 24, 2013 at 9:13 PM

The GOP fights? Oh, you mean against the Tea Party!

WryTrvllr on October 25, 2013 at 3:17 AM

How many more people get cancelled TODAY??

Bad news just keeps on getting better… this may be a tipping point (FINALLY)…

Khun Joe on October 25, 2013 at 6:50 AM

Now we know why CongressCrooks exempted themselves. 99.9% of them aren’t bright enough to fill out the form even if the website worked.

RADIOONE on October 25, 2013 at 7:36 AM

Isn’t it about time the GOP began running some ads entitles “This is Why We Fight”… Why isn’t something like this happening?

Blaise on October 24, 2013 at 9:13 PM

Because they are already on the gravy train to skim their rewards too. They hedged long ago.

Tsar of Earth on October 25, 2013 at 8:27 AM

Isn’t it about time the GOP began running some ads entitles “This is Why We Fight”… with examples of their predictions of the Obamacare disaster coming true in today’s reality. Seems easy. Why isn’t something like this happening?

Blaise on October 24, 2013 at 9:13 PM

Because they need that ad money to attack TEA Party conserveratives… duhhh!

dominigan on October 25, 2013 at 8:43 AM

Wow, who could have seen this coming?

Chris of Rights on October 25, 2013 at 9:41 AM

HAHAHAHA! Kirsten Powers was claiming a few weeks ago that no one was losing their insurance and premiums/deductibles weren’t skyrocketing!

She got a termination letter today and Obamacare’s closest thing to her old policy will cause her premiums to double with an increased deductible.

DaVerb, your thoughts? – Resist We Much on October 24, 2013 at 9:42 PM

The whole damn thing is blowing up the medical insurance industry the United States. Democrat heads should roll.

SC.Charlie on October 25, 2013 at 11:53 AM