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Report: 20% of Obamacare 'Enrollees' to See Cancellation Notices Soon
Breitbart ^ | 30 Jan 2014, 11:57 | John Sexton

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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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; cancellations; deathpanels; epicfail; obamacare; obamacareenrollment; obamacareinsurers; zerocare

1 posted on 01/30/2014 12:07:16 PM PST by gooblah
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To: gooblah

“But I thought it was supposed to be free!!!”


2 posted on 01/30/2014 12:11:59 PM PST by NonValueAdded (It's not the penalty, it's the lack of coverage on 1 Jan. Think about it.)
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To: gooblah

Premiums?! We don’t need no stinkin premiums! I thought Obama Care was FREE! /


3 posted on 01/30/2014 12:12:41 PM PST by lee martell
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To: gooblah

Until the emperor decrees that policies cannot be canceled due to non-payment.


4 posted on 01/30/2014 12:13:47 PM PST by NCjim (Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience.)
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To: NonValueAdded

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.


5 posted on 01/30/2014 12:15:10 PM PST by forgotten man
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To: NonValueAdded

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’!


6 posted on 01/30/2014 12:17:08 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: NCjim

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.


7 posted on 01/30/2014 12:20:34 PM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: gooblah

Hope they get notified by the obamaphone....


8 posted on 01/30/2014 12:23:11 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: forgotten man

Yep, and wait until the penalties and subsidy true-ups hit next tax time.


9 posted on 01/30/2014 12:23:42 PM PST by NonValueAdded (It's not the penalty, it's the lack of coverage on 1 Jan. Think about it.)
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To: forgotten man

The day after Obama signed it, low-info types started showing up at doctors offices demanding their FREE health care.


10 posted on 01/30/2014 12:24:13 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: gooblah

Ohhh Nooo

You mean it wasn’t free —


11 posted on 01/30/2014 12:24:29 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: gooblah

What..and here I thought Obamacare would be free, free Govt treats for everyone LOL


12 posted on 01/30/2014 12:26:04 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: gooblah

20%? I thought another report said 80% had not paid. Why are they kicking out only one in four deadbeats?


13 posted on 01/30/2014 12:26:23 PM PST by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: gooblah

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.


14 posted on 01/30/2014 12:34:21 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: gooblah

Tell them to send the bill to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC.


15 posted on 01/30/2014 12:38:52 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"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.

16 posted on 01/30/2014 12:59:00 PM PST by Truth29
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To: gooblah
I thought they weren't enrolled until they paid their first premium.

Probably holding off paying until they need coverage.

17 posted on 01/30/2014 1:00:05 PM PST by AU72
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To: Ingtar

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).


18 posted on 01/30/2014 1:03:01 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: gooblah
They couldn't afford health care before it became ‘affordable’ how on Earth are they to afford it now?
19 posted on 01/30/2014 1:03:06 PM PST by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: gooblah

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.


20 posted on 01/30/2014 1:07:14 PM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: forgotten man

He is right, it is free to go to the hospital. Getting care is another situation.


21 posted on 01/30/2014 1:24:34 PM PST by americanbychoice3
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To: gooblah

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.


22 posted on 01/30/2014 1:24:53 PM PST by RetSignman
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To: NonValueAdded

Counting down to the predictable demonization of those responsible for it not being free.

Barry will blame ‘greedy doctors’ and ‘greedy insurance companies’.


23 posted on 01/30/2014 1:27:36 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: lacrew

People actually want to be PAID for providing services?

Greedy bastards.


24 posted on 01/30/2014 1:28:44 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: AU72

“Probably holding off paying until they need coverage.”
So, could a flat wallet be considered a pre-existing condition?


25 posted on 01/30/2014 1:29:57 PM PST by Birdsbane ("Onward through the fog!" ... Oat Willie)
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To: gooblah

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?


26 posted on 01/30/2014 1:48:35 PM PST by LachlanMinnesota
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To: gooblah

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.


27 posted on 01/30/2014 1:48:57 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Stalin is smiling in Hell at how well Obama has copied his communist organization.)
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To: gooblah

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.


28 posted on 01/30/2014 1:52:27 PM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: lee martell

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.


29 posted on 01/30/2014 3:35:19 PM PST by EBH ( The Day of the Patriot has arrived.)
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To: gooblah
they NEVER should have been issued cards till their premium was paid...
30 posted on 01/30/2014 4:15:05 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: forgotten man

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.


31 posted on 01/30/2014 4:17:17 PM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Have you heard this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxuypHXaIFw


32 posted on 01/30/2014 8:28:40 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: gooblah

“THEY” can cancel YOU....

but YOU canNOT cancel “THEM”.

go ahead... try it.


33 posted on 01/30/2014 9:38:59 PM PST by Safrguns (PM me if you like to play Minecraft!)
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To: gooblah

What, you mean I gotta pay for it????? Where’s my Obama money????


34 posted on 01/31/2014 6:16:07 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: EBH

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.

ie,

NO ONE THOUGHT OF IT!


35 posted on 01/31/2014 6:17:52 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Ingtar

They are making up numbers as they go along.


36 posted on 01/31/2014 1:42:57 PM PST by matt04
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