To: markomalley; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; rabscuttle385; mkjessup; ...
RE :”His insurance company told him it would be covered 100 percent, with no copayment from him and no charge against his deductible. The nation's 1-year-old health law requires most insurance plans to cover all costs for preventive care including colon cancer screening. So Dunphy had the procedure in April.
Then the bill arrived: $1,100.
Dunphy, a 61-year-old Phoenix small business owner, angrily paid it out of his own pocket because of what some prevention advocates call a loophole. His doctor removed two noncancerous polyps during the colonoscopy. So while Dunphy was sedated, his preventive screening turned into a diagnostic procedure. That allowed his insurance company to bill him.
Like many Americans, Dunphy has a high-deductible insurance plan. He hadn't spent his deductible yet. So, on top of his $400 monthly premium, he had to pay the bill.
This will be fixed in 2014 when the full Obama-care goes into effect and outlaws his 'high deductible' plan and his insurance premiums triple to $1200. He is one of the Americans that Obama and Democrats called free riders.
On the bright side he will pay nothing for Breast Cancer Xrays that women need that he is forced to pay for in his premiums as well as women's reproductive health related tests.
posted on 12/28/2011 4:33:14 AM PST
(You MUST support the lesser of two RINOs or we all die!)
On the brighter side, women wont be covered for breast cancer screening until after they are 40 ... based on obamacare experts opinions that early screening is unnecessary
and probably won't be covered for women over 70 because after all, isn't it just time to take a pain pill?
posted on 12/28/2011 6:21:07 AM PST
(common sense is not so common- voltaire)
forunately for me, the myriad of gubmint entities has priced me out of all ‘health’ coverage for several yrs now...i aint got a plan to lose...
posted on 12/28/2011 9:31:34 AM PST
(Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
posted on 12/28/2011 8:52:58 PM PST
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