Yet another Affordable Care Act tax is on tap for September, starting at $8 billion a year and increasing to more than $14 billion annually by 2018. In short, says Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), every health plan with more than $25 million dollars of premiums has to pay a portion of that giant tax.
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4) PREVENTIVE MANDATE CONTROVERSIES TO COME
6) AGE 26 REQUIREMENT RAISES COSTS; ENDS CHEAPER CHOICES
Most laws are not enacted by Congress. Ninety percent (90%) of all federal laws are written by regulators, writes Jonathan Emord, a DC–based constitutional attorney, in his book, The Rise of Tyranny. They become law without a vote.
1) LIFETIME LIMITS PROHIBITED BUT…
2) ANNUAL AND LIFETIME LIMITS ALLOWED
3) COVERAGE RESCINDED FOR “FRAUD”
The ACA says once an individual is covered, the insurer cannot take away that person’s plan, unless the covered individual “has performed an act or practice that constitutes fraud or makes an intentional misrepresentation of material fact...
Despite Obamacare Fact #1, this section of the ACA says the former section’s prohibition on lifetime limits “shall not be construed to prevent a group health plan or health insurance coverage from placing annual or lifetime per beneficiary limits on specific covered benefits...
Although the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits “lifetime limits on the dollar value of benefits for any participant or beneficiary,” it does not prohibit limits on patient access to care...
I just read “The Law” by Frederic Bastiat. Given the first GOP presidential debate on August 6 and the unconstitutionality of Obamacare, this little book from 1850 was perfect.
City of St. Paul to Vote Tomorrow on Getting Access to ‘Entire Medical Record’ of Certain Patients at HealthPartners
ST. PAUL, Minn.—One privacy-focused health policy organization says a proposed data agreement between the City of St. Paul and HealthPartners may violate patients’ rights to give or deny access to their medical records and will put patients’ private medical data at risk.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Health care is an always-moving, always-changing entity, with new developments every day—some of which compromise patients’ private medical information, as well as the care their doctors can offer them.