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Guess What Happened to This U.S. Repís Private Health Plan After He Opted Out of Obamacare
The Blaze ^ | 9/22/13 | Dave Urbansky

Posted on 09/22/2013 9:54:21 PM PDT by Nachum

When U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Col.) got the word that he could opt out of Obamacare or keep his current health-care plan — which you might be surprised to learn is a private plan — he took a road some might say is less traveled…and then hit a big pileup:

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardners Private Health Plan Cancelled After He Opts Out of Obamacare (and Hes Not Alone)

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

He breaks it down a bit more:

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardners Private Health Plan Cancelled After He Opts Out of Obamacare (and Hes Not Alone)

(Credit: Twitter via Twitchy)

Instead of heading down a woe-is-me path, Gardner harnessed his unfortunate news to get a conversation going about what’s happening to people’s health-care plans in the wake of

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Colorado; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; 113th; bhohealthcare; corygardner; demlies; dontfundit; health; keepyourdoctor; obamacare; obomacare; plan; private; privateplan; rep; zerocare
Guess What Happened to This U.S. Rep’s Private Health Plan After He Opted Out of Obamacare (and He’s Not Alone)
1 posted on 09/22/2013 9:54:21 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 09/22/2013 9:55:20 PM PDT by Nachum (I am Breitbartacus!)
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To: Nachum

Gee, how...”unexpected.”


3 posted on 09/22/2013 9:56:50 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Nachum

Thanks to 0Care your Gold plan has just become an Aluminum plan - at a 100% premium increase.


4 posted on 09/22/2013 10:01:36 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Nachum
Not only did they cancel my plan but they diagnosed me as mentally ill* all in one fell swoop. Woe is me.

That's what it says in the online Obamacare e-chart.

5 posted on 09/22/2013 10:02:25 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: Army Air Corps
The healthcare of one's family is now a political weapon to be used on the same, by the government. The consequences are just as deadly as a gun, and strike fear into those as a peer group associated with the target.

Roger, Wilco!

6 posted on 09/22/2013 10:02:38 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Nachum

Maybe someone smart like Joe Biden can explain what happened?


7 posted on 09/22/2013 10:05:36 PM PDT by boycott
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To: boycott

It’s a big effin deal.


8 posted on 09/22/2013 10:06:45 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Nachum
The subsequent tweets of policy cancellations/increases/0Care-or-bust are incredible. I imagine tweets will continue as word of this Reps original tweet spread.

Gee, Thanks 0bammy Voters!


9 posted on 09/22/2013 10:09:44 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: boycott

Explaining stuff is slick willies job


10 posted on 09/22/2013 10:13:35 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: Jane Long

I hope many O voters get these as well and I do hope they make over the amount where a subsidy will not be forthcoming. I want them to feel to O care hammer just like I will F them all!


11 posted on 09/22/2013 10:18:22 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Nachum

bait and switch on steroids


12 posted on 09/22/2013 10:18:34 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: maine-iac7

I agree but the true believers still think it’s great.


13 posted on 09/22/2013 10:29:38 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: Nachum; All

The day after the 2014 elections, Traybama will send McCain on TV to announce “Single Payer” healthcare is replacing Obamacare.

Obamacare ‘collapsed’ a bit ahead of schedule, so they must tap dance for another 6 months until election season kicks in.

Till then, I’m sure George Midgetopoulos can keep the plates spinning.


14 posted on 09/22/2013 10:31:35 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Republican1795.
true believers still think it’s great.

Wait til they see that their wonderful policies will no longer be available (after Dec 31, 2013) and they're being forced into *Marketplace Exchanges!*, or their Medicare becomes Medicaid.

See how *great* they all think it is, then.

15 posted on 09/22/2013 10:35:28 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Nachum
ICYMI: Gardner: Troubling Uncertainties Persist on Insurance

His plan is going from $650 to $1480.

16 posted on 09/22/2013 10:41:31 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Jane Long

Don’t expect any rebuts from the ones that stand in long lines to buy electronics and sporting event tickets.


17 posted on 09/22/2013 10:41:56 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: All

“I hope many O voters get these as well and I do hope they make over the amount where a subsidy will not be forthcoming. I want them to feel to O care hammer just like I will F them all!”

there are two kinds of Obama voters. the first kind doesn’t work... welfare, disability, endless unemployment. they will get it free, period
the second type who work, will feel it. here’s the problem. they are more than happy to sacrifice because its their part in the transforming of America.


18 posted on 09/22/2013 10:45:44 PM PDT by willywill
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To: Nachum

And the liberal talking heads are trying really hard to ignore the elephant turd in the bathtub.


19 posted on 09/22/2013 10:48:02 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: cynwoody

>> His plan is going from $650 to $1480.

$1480 for family is the current market cost give or take $250 when not part of a large group.

Health insurance will be the equivalent of a mortgage payment, and the vote for Obama will prove to be a painful lesson for many.


20 posted on 09/22/2013 10:54:58 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: barmag25
Explaining stuff is slick willies jobExplaining stuff is slick willies job

Well, it was Hillarycare before it was Romneycare before it was Obamacare...

21 posted on 09/22/2013 11:05:00 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: willywill
the second type who work, will feel it.

Unless they lie about their income, as, no doubt, the "navigators" will counsel them. The computers aren't in place. The gubmint can't check. But executive orders are orders. Implementation must continue.

here’s the problem. they are more than happy to sacrifice because its their part in the transforming of America.

Nah. They're not true believers (and that's our only hope). They're just low-information pukes who watch the news once in a while, if at all.

22 posted on 09/22/2013 11:33:10 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Nachum
I am a health insurance agent.
I am fully certified now for Medicare plans I want to sell, but I have avoided the “Under 65” Obamacare market training.

Going to a class Monday.

Did a little training online, but putting this off to the last minute. It is a small part of my business that I only need every now and then, since spouses going on Medicare are not always both over 65 and sometimes they can't keep group plan into retirement.

(COBRA does not protect against Part B Penalties, btw)

Anyway, guess what? All of the “agent” and “marketplace” training is being done from a CMS, Medicare and Medicaid Services website!

23 posted on 09/22/2013 11:33:50 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Kansas58

Just curious. How’s business...since 0Care?


24 posted on 09/22/2013 11:38:16 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Kansas58

So are you saying all plans are medicare or medicaide?


25 posted on 09/22/2013 11:45:56 PM PDT by funfan
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To: funfan
No not at all. I am saying that this is a clue that they had to piece together a “platform” to launch this thing. Sebelius and Obama thought that the States would all start their own “Exchanges” and were caught flat footed when so many States refused to set up State Exchanges.
So, they are pasting together, with bailing wire and duct tape, a program based on internet sites and training classes and such that those of us in the medicare market recognize as medicare platforms.
26 posted on 09/22/2013 11:57:38 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Jane Long
Again, I do mostly MEDICARE related work, when I am doing health insurance cases. (Not the only thing I do.)

Actually, the 65 and older crowd is working longer than ever before. I used to chase after those who were getting ready to retire, I would go after the Medicare Supplement business, etc., in order to have a shot at the IRA Rollover business.

We call this the “aging in” business.

However? Those who HAVE jobs are working as long as they can, so chasing after those turning 65 is not always as productive as it used to be.

But I am keeping VERY busy with everyone else.

27 posted on 09/23/2013 12:00:56 AM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Republican1795.
How many of those true believers have been exempted? Muslims, unions, etc. But not those who have a deeply held religious objection to funding abortion or contraceptives get no pass.

There is NO Constitutional authority for the program, and as such, it should be scrapped.

Roberts will go down in history as vile as Benedict Arnold, imho.

28 posted on 09/23/2013 12:05:42 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Kansas58

So if the States did not set up an exchange the people in said state will go to the made up ones by Sebillius and obama which is Medicare or Medicaide?

Seems like it is a made up program to me and I am wondering if these people will really get insurance or if it will just be government stuff.


29 posted on 09/23/2013 12:08:33 AM PDT by funfan
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To: Smokin' Joe

Yes I hope the next person who is hearing voices will be hearing Mr. Roberts name.


30 posted on 09/23/2013 12:11:05 AM PDT by funfan
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To: Kansas58

This could be nipped in the bud by requiring “navigators” to have insurance licenses, as they ARE selling insurance.


31 posted on 09/23/2013 12:11:14 AM PDT by Cololeo
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To: Nachum

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- B. Hussein Obama Junior has “droned” healthcare plan of U.S. Representative Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) and his family.....

- “Inadvertently” IRS & NSA has “doubled” his healthcare premiums I guess -

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32 posted on 09/23/2013 12:29:41 AM PDT by devolve (----- ----- ----- ----- shall not infringe ----- ----- ----- -----)
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To: Jane Long

My medigap plan has increased in cost across the board. Even though (supposedly) there still is no monthly fee, coverage for every aspect has decreased while co-pays have increased. Plus, coverage has been disallowed in several counties in my state, as well as in several states in this country. IOW, if I get sick while traveling, I may not have insurance. No word on what it is doing to my doctors.

BTW, it also looks like I have NO out of netwrk coverage, and no list of in-network physicians was included in the list of changes. I have to ask for that separately.


33 posted on 09/23/2013 2:30:46 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Nachum

bump


34 posted on 09/23/2013 2:46:31 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: Nachum
Mr. Gardner voted for Boehner to be Speaker, and now he complains about obamacare..

Here Congressman, see if you can get on this $100 plan, they might have a special code
you can use to sign up if you are a whining pussy low-IQ moron Republican in Congress.


35 posted on 09/23/2013 3:37:09 AM PDT by greedo (gato perdido)
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36 posted on 09/23/2013 3:51:34 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Jane Long

It’s all socialized medicine.


37 posted on 09/23/2013 4:20:42 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Nachum

When are people going to understand there is no healthcare in Obamacare. It’s nothing but a scam to grab your freedom. Wonder what’s in the additional 11000 pages added to the original 2700 pages in Obamacare?


38 posted on 09/23/2013 5:30:43 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: blackdog

Especially if you have health issues. My eldest is type 2 diabetic...no ins. only a part time job NO AMERICAN WILL WORK!, And no one wants to hire him because of it for a better job. He has 20+ years in management and supervisory jobs. DIL just had a Mascetomy, with chemo to follow Stage 3 as she is both hormone and HER2 positive. Her’s was the full time job. CNA, now she will not be able to work for at least a year, as it exposes her to to many sick people. SS has already turned her down, so has food stamps. Yet the illegal INVADERS are getting it with no hassle. Ind spends $130 M per year on Medicaid for ILLEGALS!


39 posted on 09/23/2013 5:36:50 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: LyinLibs

Any one who still trust McLIAR is insane, he is now trying to gut the Military’s health care!

I have to keep up with both medicare and Tricare Life as we are over 65 retired Military. Hubby worked his tail off under paid, over deployed for 20 years on the promise of health care when he was old. Now they are gutting even that. Our co-pays have double twice in the past 2 years, and now they are grabbing OTC drugs from the shelf and charging that price instead of the original TFL co pay price.

Look for more drugs to go OTC so ins companies won’t have to pay for them.

Doc tried to stick me on Forteo, it is an 18 month program of daily shots with a diabetic like pen. Med co-pay was $17, needles $30, over $800 out of pocket expenses, for a drug that is side effect riddled, regrows up to 9% BONE, BUT REVERSES once you stop the drug at 18 months a net gain of ZERO with $800+ dollars spent uselessly. When you ask about vitamin and mineral treatment you are met with HUH what is that look. They don’t even know what makes bones grow! And what you find in the net does not give you the dosages just what the vits and mins are.


40 posted on 09/23/2013 5:43:29 AM PDT by GailA (THOSE WHO DON'T KEEP PROMISES TO THE MILITARY, WON'T KEEP THEM TO U!)
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To: funfan

Some of the senators should get together and hold contests where they give away their health benefit offset check to a needy citizen. This would really get it into the news and embarrass the rest of the gov’t elite.


41 posted on 09/23/2013 5:44:20 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: funfan

I hope someone informs the Senate. Maybe the GOP-e will get a clue.


42 posted on 09/23/2013 6:07:20 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: funfan
No no no.
I am not saying that at all, and no that is not going to happen.
But, the Federal Government is using the offices of Medicare and Medicaid, and the SAME employees of said agencies, to train and enforce the rules on those involved with Obamacare.
43 posted on 09/23/2013 6:18:23 AM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Kansas58

I will be staying eligible for my work insurance and I guess my spouses coverage in my group plan but when I retire next year I guess I will have to buy my wife an expensive individual plan for two years until she reaches 65.

I expect it will be like a Lexus payment.


44 posted on 09/23/2013 6:23:39 AM PDT by KC Burke (Officially since Memorial Day they are the Gimmie-crat Party.)
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To: Nachum

http://dailycaller.com/2013/09/23/exclusive-rand-paul-wants-chief-justice-roberts-all-federal-workers-to-enroll-in-obamacare/


45 posted on 09/23/2013 7:50:29 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: ExTexasRedhead

I love it.


46 posted on 09/23/2013 8:29:30 AM PDT by Nachum (I am Breitbartacus!)
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To: Nachum

God bless him. And may the news of this and the consequences he has suffered, as well as that for for all of us be spread abroad.


47 posted on 09/23/2013 8:32:55 AM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: Nachum; Jim Robinson

I am so afraid of the new plan. Is there a thread or series of threads about dealing with it in our personal lives?


48 posted on 09/23/2013 8:35:11 AM PDT by Chickensoup (...We didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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To: Gene Eric

Oh I hope so. I hope it is a painful lesson but I’m so jaded I think the obamabots will spin it to convince the sheeple all is well and they will be too stupid to know the difference. The takers will never know the difference. Never. Their way is paid. Their coast is clear.

Yes, it is a mortgage payment.

I just hope it is more painful for most than it is for me. This and the intentional destruction of the United States with malice has had my attention for a long time now. It is time many more were as afraid as I have been for a long time.


49 posted on 09/23/2013 11:57:20 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Sequoyah101

With malice indeed.


50 posted on 09/23/2013 4:11:58 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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