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Allowing people to buy insurance after they need it defeats the very purpose of insurance.
Also, the reason a lot of young, healthy people forgo insurance under Obamacare is that Obamacare artificially inflates costs for young people. It imposes an "age band" of 3:1 on health insurers. In other words, Obamacare requires insurers not to charge older consumers more than three times the cost for younger consumers. To make up for the lost revenue, health insurers raise the cost of insurance for 20-somethings and 30-somethings.
Right. So when a person needs it, you shouldn't charge them more for it
No, people should buy insurance before they need it.
Right, in ideal. But do people do this in reality, especially when it presents a huge financial barrier? Or do people take the risk.
Is the reason for this to prevent discrimination against the old, who generally cost more to provide insurance for?
People will take the risk if they're not getting enough "bang for their buck." Why would someone who's short on cash buy a health insurance plan that includes "essential benefits" he doesn't want, and why would someone who's young and short on cash buy a plan whose price is artificially inflated by the government?
It's not unreasonably discriminatory to charge older people more for health insurance. Life insurance companies use actuarial tables to determine rates. Why shouldn't health insurance companies have the same freedom to use statistics on health? Is there any rationale for the 3:1 ratio imposed by Obamacare, or it the ratio entirely arbitrary?
note: I plan on responding later. I'm writing our statement on Lazarus
Only if by "take away" healthcare you mean to stop making illegal the crime of people who have the gall not to have health insurance, and stop fining them because they are unwilling or unable to purchase a plan that the act has made more expensive after getting kicked off the healthcare they earlier had because of the single greatest lie in Presidential history.
Allowing someone to decline is as much 'taking away' healthcare as not having a draft is banning people from the military, or ceasing to force-feed someone is starving them.
This is, of course, before counting those seven or so million who the CBO is counting as having healthcare when they do not, because of how openly, notoriously bad they are at constantly predicting the ACA was going to end up so much better than it did?
And remembering at that that in this country there are now forty-seven counties where there are zero ACA providers, which means that not only can you not purchase healthcare on an exchange, but the government will fine you for daring to not buy the thing that they made impossible to buy. Or the third of the counties in this country in which you have exactly one option, and if you don't like it, well, pay Uncle Sam for that, because that's just straight-up unacceptable.
Or were you referring to Medicaid, the program which studies have shown to have no significant medical advantage to those who do not even have insurance at all? More money off of that means more funds available for them to purchase actual beneficial private insurance: but for some reason the measure of success is now just the raw number of people insured, not if that insurance is any good, or actually means anything.
I'll agree with you full here-this is absolutely true. TrumpCare is a rebranded ACA, not an actual solution. The fact is that the only thing that is keeping the ACA from completely collapsing is the ludicrous proposition that we make not having insurance a crime, after the government went and made it harder to get insurance. The only thing making the "good-guy" plan work in the slightest is straight-up blackmail.
All of these TrumpCares have been ridiculous, because Trump doesn't have the slightest idea what he is doing or what he wants. They are not actual solutions. That's what repeal should be about.
Except you can look into the eyes of that Medicaid patient and give them an actual scientifically rigorous study that that healthcare isn't doing them any good. You can do that and point out the fact that a third of the counties in this country now have a monopolistic system, where it's not just that you might not get a plan you like, but that with the ACA driving out insurers, you may be stuck unable to actually get a plan that can cover what you absolutely need.
Worthy of protection by people, not by government, and by charity, not by redistribution. The constant refrain that if you don't want government to do it, that you just want those people to suffer, a constant smear.
Evil pro-death Republicans give more to charity than Democrats. They're even better tippers. The thing is, they're the ones who are more likely to be willing to go out there and actually do something good themselves, rather than take money from someone else and donate that, and feel good about themselves.
Rand Paul, the man who's pushing for a full repeal of the ACA more than anyone else, spends his time giving free eye surgeries for the uninsured.
But sure, he's actually a cold-hearted murderer, because he does good things himself instead of using government coercion to do it.
A terribly ineffective and expensive program.
Because the alternative here has done so much good in the forty-seven counties where there is now no one there to even deny healthcare at all.
I assume you mean "try to allow them an actual choice in education"? Because that's the platform. It's the Democratic Party that's saying "Not rich? Well, have fun in your run-down neighborhood school!"
You will find very few Republicans who want to remove all social safety nets-those that do tend to emphasize private charity. What is actually pushed for is reforming the system to something that actually encourages and promotes getting a job, and getting off of welfare, an actual safety net, not a hammock, avoiding this sort of thing.
If you mean the Trump GOP, I won't disagree with you. If you mean those members of the GOP who commit the sin of not worshipping government-I will not.
But, more than any point-by-point is the simpler refutation of the source of essentially all the controversy. All of the hysteria regarding the repeal of the ACA, the Bernie Sanders idea that it'll be ten 9/11s of people dying every year, is based around this completely random and ludicrous idea that the U.S. Pre-2009 was a Dickens-like medieval pit of hell, people going out and dying on the streets like a third-world country.
It wasn't. It's a nonsensical collective fantasy. America wasn't a third-world country before the ACA, and if it is truly a matter of life and death...
It is under the ACA that life expectancy has fallen significantly in the U.S. for the first time in twenty years.
This isn't some abstract thought of what would happen if we repealed some decades-old program. We know what the system was like without the ACA-and it was nowhere close to the doom prophesied.
Single tax payer healthcare system all the way.