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Sebelius: Yep, ObamaCare is raising insurance costs (Listen up low information voters!)
Human Events ^ | 03/27/13 | John Hayward

Posted on 03/27/2013 8:59:16 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway

A watershed moment in the ongoing disaster of ObamaCare, as Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius finally admits that health insurance premiums are rising because of the President’s health insurance takeover, per the Wall Street Journal:

Ms. Sebelius’s remarks come weeks before insurers are expected to begin releasing rates for plans that start on Jan. 1, 2014, when key provisions of the health law kick in. Premiums have been a sensitive subject for the Obama administration, which is counting on elements in the health law designed to increase competition among insurers to keep rates in check. The administration has pointed to subsidies that will be available for many lower-income Americans to help them with the cost of coverage.

The secretary’s remarks are among the first direct statements from federal officials that people who have skimpy health plans right now could face higher premiums for plans that are more generous. She noted that the law requires plans to provide better benefits and treat all customers equally regardless of their medical claims.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: 0carecosts; 0carenightmare; democrats; healthcare; kathleensebelius; obamacare; obamavoters; ocarepremiums; sebelius
All the piss pot idiots who voted for Odinga get ready...cause we all get to take it with no grease!!! Thanks you damn morons!
1 posted on 03/27/2013 8:59:16 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Wasn’t she saying the opposite just a week ago?


3 posted on 03/27/2013 9:02:11 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: ScottinVA

4 posted on 03/27/2013 9:02:50 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

It would be nice if the insurance companies identified the increase as the “Obamacare premium.”


5 posted on 03/27/2013 9:05:20 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Sebelius may soon wish she had a less stressful position...maybe something like explosive ordinance disposal.
6 posted on 03/27/2013 9:06:46 AM PDT by JPG (Stay strong.)
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To: ScottinVA

7 posted on 03/27/2013 9:07:15 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Cowboy Bob

Obamanation Counterculture File.


8 posted on 03/27/2013 9:07:58 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: JPG

Send her back to Topeka.


9 posted on 03/27/2013 9:09:01 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: circlecity

They didn’t want to listen to the Actuaries, who are very smart and do this for a living. Of course, lawmakers are so much more intelligent since they make decisions out of feelings rather than facts.
Has anyone ever thought about the fact that if we get the “one payer system” how many people working in the insurance system will lose their jobs?


10 posted on 03/27/2013 9:11:42 AM PDT by americanbychoice3
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Didn’t someone say, “if you like your plan, you can keep it.”


11 posted on 03/27/2013 9:11:42 AM PDT by Richard from IL
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
...which is counting on elements in the health law designed to increase competition among insurers to keep rates in check.

ROFL! ObamaDoesn'tCare isn't about increasing competition or keeping costs/rates down.

12 posted on 03/27/2013 9:12:04 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: americanbychoice3
Has anyone ever thought about the fact that if we get the “one payer system” how many people working in the insurance system will lose their jobs?

Dems probably figure that they'll just move over to all the new bureaucratic jobs created at HHS. That way, they grow the size of the federal government and they get a bunch of new public union members. Win/win from their perspective.

13 posted on 03/27/2013 9:16:07 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: americanbychoice3
"They didn’t want to listen to the Actuaries, who are very smart and do this for a living."

This despite the fact it doesn't take an actuary to figure out that if you increace beneficiaries, benefits, claims and overhead that premiums are going to have to rise too.

14 posted on 03/27/2013 9:17:02 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

they don’t care, as long as they get free viagra and can marry their “partner”


15 posted on 03/27/2013 9:19:03 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: circlecity

true, but they make decisions based on feelings. the world of “OZ” will always make sure that everything turns out OK. Then we start looking behind the curtain. and what do we see?.................


16 posted on 03/27/2013 9:21:30 AM PDT by americanbychoice3
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To: Richard from IL

he also said I’d save $2500 a year on premiums.

My BC/BS has already gone up $4800 since then


17 posted on 03/27/2013 9:22:04 AM PDT by digger48
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To: americanbychoice3

They do NOT care of all the people in the insurance business loses their jobs....they want to CONTROL EVERYONE BY having a one-payer and they can tell all they can’t eat MEAT, SALT, SWEETS....they must do EXERCISE and won’t be able to do dangerous things, like skydiving! It’s COMING!!


19 posted on 03/27/2013 9:27:59 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Dry and Ruff!


20 posted on 03/27/2013 9:28:19 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: ConjunctionJunction
"...counting on elements in the health law designed to increase competition among insurers to keep rates in check." What crap!!!
21 posted on 03/27/2013 9:31:39 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

ROFL! Ewwww!


22 posted on 03/27/2013 9:36:50 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

You also have to blame the idiots for giving the house majority to the dems too, because it only passed because they had a majority in both houses along with Penn Ave.


23 posted on 03/27/2013 9:41:37 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Don’t worry, most of the Obama voters will receive “subsidies” for their premiums, paid for by “the rich”. It will only affect people who work and pay taxes.


24 posted on 03/27/2013 9:42:28 AM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Screw every lousy obama voters and congre$$critter that lied and voted for them and for this monstrosity.

Low info? hell,
No.. they just be iggniant.. and lovin’ it.


25 posted on 03/27/2013 9:46:21 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

paraphrasing pelosi, “four years ago, we (the tea party) actually read the stinking bill to find out what was in it.”

of course the version back then was only 2200 pages. leftists will now enjoy the sweet messages coming from your IRS, and its 14000 new jackbooted agents.


26 posted on 03/27/2013 9:50:18 AM PDT by dadfly
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

There is NO SUCH THING as ‘INSURANCE COSTS’ anymore!!!! It should be ‘SERVICE COST’. 0bamacare did away with the concept of health ‘INSURANCE’!!


27 posted on 03/27/2013 9:57:01 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: digger48

They also said it would be ‘paid for’ by eliminating $500 billion of waste and fraud in Medicare.

If they knew there was that much fraud why weren’t they taking care of that FIRST


28 posted on 03/27/2013 9:58:23 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

That’s a ‘PS’ (Poop Shot).. What kind of bird is that?


29 posted on 03/27/2013 10:01:49 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Mr. K

A Republican Congressman should call for the CBO to re-score 0bamacare. STAT!!


30 posted on 03/27/2013 10:03:32 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

We don’t want that hag back in Kansas.


31 posted on 03/27/2013 10:07:27 AM PDT by mykroar (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.-Thomas Paine)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

...just as conservative said would happen. You know the name of the piece of legislation was called the “Affordable” Care Act. 100% failure in that regard, I would say.


32 posted on 03/27/2013 10:10:18 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

turd bird.

he had to pass it to find out what was in it.


33 posted on 03/27/2013 10:11:06 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: americanbychoice3

Nah, there will probably be at least 3 governmnet bureaucratic positions within Obamacare for every 1 private sector health insurance job.

It’s a jobs program!


34 posted on 03/27/2013 10:17:11 AM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
here's the money shot:

"Don’t worry, folks, ObamaCare is blowing premiums through the roof, but there will be subsidies available for lower-income Americans! That means the rest of us will get screwed twice - once when we pay our higher insurance premiums, then again when we pay for all those lovely subsidies."

35 posted on 03/27/2013 10:17:50 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

That’s a ‘PS’ (Poop Shot).. What kind of bird is that?

..A relieved bird.


36 posted on 03/27/2013 10:53:37 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: TurboZamboni

turd bird.

he had to pass it to find out what was in it.

Post of the day!...We all knew chit was in it. The media was trying to giftwrap it!


37 posted on 03/27/2013 10:57:33 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Lorianne

Exactly...A jobs program for Obama contributors.


38 posted on 03/27/2013 11:06:13 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I said on this very site back in 2008 that Obama’s mission was to destroy the USA and that anyone that voted for him would rue the day they did. My predictation is coming true with each passing day!!! everything he touches or does is calculated to weaken and destroy our great country!!!

The good news is that more and more of the American people are getting his number. Time to give Obama the heave ho!!! Impeach him Democrats ....or you are the ones, along with him that will destroy your political party.


39 posted on 03/27/2013 11:27:51 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I said on this very site back in 2008 that Obama’s mission was to destroy the USA and that anyone that voted for him would rue the day they did. My predictation is coming true with each passing day!!! everything he touches or does is calculated to weaken and destroy our great country!!!

The good news is that more and more of the American people are getting his number. Time to give Obama the heave ho!!! Impeach him Democrats ....or you are the ones, along with him that will destroy your political party.


40 posted on 03/27/2013 11:27:51 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Anyone who blames Obozo is being UNFAIR! Since any Joe with an average IQ could have forecast this, how could we possibly expect Obozo with his negative IQ to know? The village idiot from Africa strikes again.


41 posted on 03/27/2013 12:06:22 PM PDT by Richard Brandon Abroad (Hey people, it's different over here. Different people, money ... and news.)
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To: Richard Brandon Abroad
Third World Witch Doctoring coming to all...
42 posted on 03/27/2013 1:08:26 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

They don’t care. They just require that someone TELLS them they are safe, secure and rich. It doesn’t matter if it is true or not.


43 posted on 03/27/2013 3:50:14 PM PDT by Truth2012
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Since any Joe with an average IQ could have forecast this, how could we possibly expect Obozo with his negative IQ to know? “

He knew/knows exactly what he is doing. His surprise is going to be the race riots he and his band of merry union goons will instigate. He will then either allow them to kill few thou. citizens or he will use them as an excuse to call for a national police force. At that point, we are officially slaves. We will pay the price for our past indiscretions.

44 posted on 03/27/2013 9:48:42 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (It only takes one to start hostilities. It takes two to agree to end them.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Where are our reps shouting this to everyone? YouTube video, other outlets? No high tech from Republicans?

Cantor?Rubio?Cruz?Boehner?McConnel?

Crickets?


45 posted on 03/28/2013 5:30:56 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Keep your head up and keep moving forward!)
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To: Richard from IL

Maybe we misunderstood him, he may have said, “If you like your plan, you can stick it”


46 posted on 03/28/2013 7:52:57 AM PDT by Quickgun (I got here kicking,screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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