Skip to comments.Report: 20% of Obamacare 'Enrollees' to See Cancellation Notices Soon
Posted on 01/30/2014 12:07:16 PM PST by gooblah
One in five Obamacare "enrollees" could have their plans cancelled for failure to pay their first month's premium. That figure is based on reports from health insurers themselves, some of whom have made 10 attempts to collect the first payment.
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“But I thought it was supposed to be free!!!”
Premiums?! We don’t need no stinkin premiums! I thought Obama Care was FREE! /
Until the emperor decrees that policies cannot be canceled due to non-payment.
My neighbor, who happens to be black, told me that under 0bamacare it would be free to go to the hospital. You are accurate. You are not sarcastic.
I pulled the “This is free now, right?” joke on my doctor. You shoulda seen the look on his face! Then I spoiled the effect by bustin’ out laughin’!
Actually - the hoops to cancel the “enrollees” are nearly as heavy as kicking out a non-paying tenant in California....
Say February comes around, and an enrollee who has paid ZERO of their premium, gets seriously ill, has to go in the hospital and is treated at a cost of say - $100K. Guess who is on the hook for that... the insurance company plus the provider. They cannot deny services, and they must cover/eat that cost.
And of course, taxpayers will eat some of it too - as another thread posted in the last little bit reminds us.
Hope they get notified by the obamaphone....
Yep, and wait until the penalties and subsidy true-ups hit next tax time.
The day after Obama signed it, low-info types started showing up at doctors offices demanding their FREE health care.
You mean it wasn’t free —
What..and here I thought Obamacare would be free, free Govt treats for everyone LOL
20%? I thought another report said 80% had not paid. Why are they kicking out only one in four deadbeats?
Obamacare just proves the biggest problem Obama has. He came to the office with no useful practical experience in anything. Hillary has the same problem.
It is amazing how Americans can vote for people who can’t even balance a checkbook.
Tell them to send the bill to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC.
In effect they are. If the insurance companies incur significant losses, the Obamacare risk corridor will kick in and taxpayers will be hit again to pay the insurance companies for their losses.
Probably holding off paying until they need coverage.
I would think these figures from the health insurers themselves would be far more credible than ones from the exchange (which in the case of the federal exchange isn’t even involved in billing or collection).
Of COURSE they haven’t paid...the only ones who enrolled were those who thought it would be free.
Obama and his uneducated, uninformed, sheeple voters have set this country aflame...and like it or not, it’s going down. Why? Because the truth doesn’t hold water against skittles, unicorns, and rainbow talk of handouts, raising the minimum wage, healthcare for everyone (yippee!), etc. All the libtard lies sound good, and you can’t reason with complete morons.
To all the O voters now whining about their skyrocketing healthcare costs: BLLLLLLOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWWWWWWW ME.
He is right, it is free to go to the hospital. Getting care is another situation.
One would think that his base would finally wise up after they found out he wasn’t going to give them anything free out of his stach.
Counting down to the predictable demonization of those responsible for it not being free.
Barry will blame ‘greedy doctors’ and ‘greedy insurance companies’.
People actually want to be PAID for providing services?
“Probably holding off paying until they need coverage.”
So, could a flat wallet be considered a pre-existing condition?
They have that covered. In order for an insurer to give a cancellation notice, the insurer must first be aware that the person to whom the notice is sent was in fact signed up for a policy.
My understanding is that you can sign up all you want, receive confirmation numbers and all the rest, but the Obamacare portal is not telling the insurer’s anything because they software to do that communication was never developed or installed (the so-called “back end”).
So, how would Aetna know who an Aetna policy holder is?
If they don’t know, they can’t send notices.
If they don’t give the proper notice, the policy is still in force.
If the policy is still in force, they can still make claims on it.
When Aetna has to pay (presumably later when the glitches are all fixed), from whence will the money come? The taxpayers in a bailout, of course, because the patient never paid.
What could possibly go wrong with this system.
How have we let the inmates run the asylum?
These weren’t enrollees in the first place. The DNC had their Organizing for America and other commie organizations use voter lists to sign up fake enrollments to bolster the numbers for His Arrogance.
There’s one characteristic linking a vast majority of America’s poor. It’s what makes them poor, it’s the same reason they won’t pay their premiums, and it’s the same reason they vote for Democrats.
I wonder how many of these “enrollees” actually decided against 0bamacare and found a better deal elsewhere and then not unlike that woman a few weeks ago...found out they could not cancel the policy.
How is it that folks who are not smart enough to figger out how to sign up for Kenyan Care can use a computer passably in the first place? Is it the practice they get from hunting porn? It’s long fascinated me how most people used to be scared to death of anything with a keyboard on it. But it started changing when they started seeing they could play pin ball for nothing.
Have you heard this?
“THEY” can cancel YOU....
but YOU canNOT cancel “THEM”.
go ahead... try it.
What, you mean I gotta pay for it????? Where’s my Obama money????
And the telling thing about that was that it wasn’t a rule or anything that she couldn’t cancel,
it was that the system didn’t have a process for doing it.
NO ONE THOUGHT OF IT!
They are making up numbers as they go along.