Skip to comments.Sebelius: Health law has lowered costs, slowed premium hikes
Posted on 03/21/2013 8:23:06 AM PDT by Nachum
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday that President Obama´s healthcare law has helped keep costs under control while providing new benefits to millions of Americans. The number of double-digit increases in healthcare premiums has dropped significantly in the three years since Obama signed the law, she said on MSNBC´s "Morning Joe." "What we´re seeing is costs really come down for the first time in a very ling time," Sebelius said. "Medicare costs are significantly lower than they were." Greater access to preventive medicine will help
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Really? What color is the sky in her world?
Keep saying it you old bag and it’ll just magically come true.
Hmmm. Maybe lowered costs due to denial of services???
It lowered costs for CONGRESS who are not under
the yoke of ObamaCARE/DeathCARE.
Ours just went up another 20%. Everybody in Bozo’s admin are liars.
“What we´re seeing is costs really come down for the first time in a very ling time,”
Don’t know what “ling” time is but....
They’ve lowered themselves so fast they’ve increased as far as my premiums show.....
pants on fire
Yeah, mine didn't go up by double digits, it went up by triple digits. Parse words, ya piker, go ahead. We aren't that dumb.
And we had record wheat harvests last year. And Ocieana has always been at war with Eastasia.
Lowered costs, slowed premium hikes .... in what world?! I’ve seen nothing but price increses.
Congressional Report: Obamacare Leads to Skyrocketing Premiums, 200 Percent Possible
IMPOSSIBLE and only proves the Congressional Budget Office, independent actuaries, state insurance commissioners, health plans, and benefit consultants are all racists.
Actually, all they have to do is say it -
the media won’t call them on it,
and the LIVs just accept it as true,
even when they get the bill.
I guess this means we’ll see an Investigative Reporter on 60 Minutes digging into this and proving she is a Liar.
My premiums are over twice what they were before Obamacare - nice try Sebelius.
War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.
In my world, premiums have gone up faster than ever before, and deductibles have increased. My wife and I have had to switch to a lower tier of insurance coverage to keep it affordable.
I used to think that Orwell was right. "The Chocolate Ration has been increased from 30 to 20 grams".
Then, I thought that Ayn Rand was right. "Atlas Shrugged", truly relects our times.
Now, I think that they both were right.
Then why have our co-pays nearly doubled, our income has gone down due to higher taxes and cost of living beyond the gas tank, a gal of milk here is more than a gal of gas!
Btw ins is now no longer covering prescribed stuff that has recently gone OTC.
Bernanke said yesterday there’s no inflation except for seasonal gasoline price pressure.
So life is great, right?
My premiums went up last year. About 20%.
Could be going up by as much as 50% this year.
This lying b*tch needs to be buried in the deepest, darkest, jail cell we can find for the rest of her natural life.
I would settle for the earth opening up and swallowing her...
Trying to remember we are on a public forum with a certain level of decorum expected.
What I really think should happen is best left unsaid.
Even prices at Navy Commisary now reflect Kroger’s prices. TP has doubled in price, laundry prices tripled, and they are forcing you to purchase larger quanities packages at higher prices, cereal is now $4.00 a box. They are lying their butts off!
She's nothing more than a sock puppet for Obama's masters... Remember, when she was governor of KS, one of her top supporters was Tiller "The Killer," former champions of infanticide (AKA late term abortions).
She'll say and do anything for those who pull her strings.
Auditioning for a spot on Leno ?
That's part of the plan my FRiend. Shift more and more of the cost of health care to the individual thru higher premiums and deductibles. Need a hip replacement? The surgeon and hospital will be happy to take care of you once you have made that $20,000 prepayment deposit. The gubmint will reduce health care spending through indirect rationing via your wallet. Then there will be the death panels to contend with!
And the Nobel Prize for lying goes to ......
Do cabinet members get regular drug tests? I have a feeling Ms. Sibelius is smoking crack.
Here we go as they start with the “say it often enough it becomes a truth” trick.
It will become established as fact in the minds of those low information voters even though it’s a blatant lie.
If I’m correct we should be hearing, reading this crap over, and over ad nauseum heretofore.
“It would have been worse” — the same BS line given by Obamites about unemployment, deficits, debt, etc. They can’t prove it, they simply assert that no matter how bad things have gotten under Obama, it would have been worse otherwise.
Probably a good call...
3/21/13 Fox News (Happening Now):
“There has been 17,000 pages of regulations issued so far. I don’t think anybody knows exactly what’s in all of them.”
Jim Capretta, The Ethics and Public Policy Center
“Most of what’s going to happen was not actually written in the legislation. It is up to the discretion of the Obama administration.”
John Goodman, National Center For Policy Analysis
As many as 44 mil could still be without insurance after the law [fully] takes effect.
Congressional Report - link in post 16
Not true for me!
Anyone who believes that is dumber than an obama worshiper.And the fact is that there are untold numbers of those who do believe her.
the media wont call them on it,
and the LIVs just accept it as true, even when they get the bill.
Exactly what I was going to say.
For the low info voters, all she has to do is say it and it is true.
Any basic accounting of “normal” grocery items would show a whopping increase over the last 4 years.
The regime-supporting media refuses to mention it.
And Republicans are guilty for not doing the research and publicizing it also.
Yep, Obamacare ain’t about health care for anyone and the people who get a pass, if they really do, will soon know what hell is.
Have I been in a coma? I thought the bill was passed 1 year ago yesterday.