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Dr. Seuss and Affordable Health Care

Friday, January 24, 2014

In less than two weeks, my husband and I give up our conventional health insurance for the Affordable Health Care Act’s Secure Health Care, often called Obama Care. Despite the lies that I see people circulating on the internet, I need to try the policy.
Dr. Seuss would have wanted Obama Care. He was a self-employed writer. He had no large company to provide his health insurance. If he saw this pack of lies, he would roll over in his grave! I feel as though I am targeted by Joe Pags, originator of this page as someone who is hurting the American economy. Still, I have to move forward and get the Affordable health policy in order to help my family.


As the days pass, I will write more about my adventure in Affordable Care. Do I like it? YES, YES, YES!!
I will tell you both the good and the bad, the beautiful and the ugly. I hope that you will join me on this journey!

Health Insurance Companies have fought the Affordable Care Act. I have heard that they spent $4 Billion to kill the Affordable Health Care Act.
Now it is here! Let’s all find ways to stay healthy-starting with getting the health care that we need. Let the journey begin!
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  • EJOY-EVELYN
    Hope the plan works well for you. Love your photo -- Beautiful -- keep smiling!
    2091 days ago
  • OKBACK2ME
    I really don't know the US Healthcare system. The Canadian has some good things and not so good things in it! All in all though even the poorest person gets Health Care. Every Province is different some base the cost on income so provide it free to all. I have not heard of anyone not getting a needed operation and my Great-niece has even been sent to Seattle for some of her Cancer treatments. Her feeding tubes have been paid for and her medications. Again sometimes there is a fee at the beginning of the year based on income. I know lots of people that do not have to pay any fee at all. It definitely is worth a try!
    2091 days ago
  • MJ7DM33
    Looking forward to your posts! emoticon
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  • SUGARSMOM2
    please keep us posted .
    2091 days ago
  • no profile photo FALLENSHORT2013
    Yes, do keep us posted if it is OK with you--I haven't heard anything good about Obama Care, so I'm interested in what you have to say!
    2091 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    AMEN . . . how did we get in this pickle in the first place. ANSWER??? Politicians looking out for themselves . . . nobody else. Ok, of f the soap box.

    We will be forced into ACA insurance too, but my feeling . . . at least this is coverage. My concerns? HOW in the world are people who are struggling to eat going to afford it?

    Remains to be seen.
    2091 days ago
  • GOOSIEMOON
    I look forward to hearing of your experience with the ACA.


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  • MSLZZY
    This has been a godsend to several people in our area who haven't had health insurance for years due to pre-existing conditions. One lady can now go to a doctor as she fears she is diabetic. And it runs in her family. It may now be for everyone but it has to help. I can keep the policy I have but oh, what a price.
    2091 days ago
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  • ANDREWMOM
    Good luck and here's for a healthy you!
    2091 days ago
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  • MAMISHELI53
    While I consider myself a conservative Christian, I don't go along with everything said in the political arena (I don't trust ANY politician...I PRAY for those in office!) I am blessed with a good HMO through my work...for now! I am looking forward to reading your blogs about pros and cons for when/if MY turn comes.
    2091 days ago
  • DEBBYFROMMT
    I agree with you completely. We have had patients ask if we like it. I told them that the bills are being paid which is good for us. (don't have to write soooo much off) Then I point out that they are on medicare. So they shouldn't put others down for having at least some insurance!
    2091 days ago
  • IOEINC
    We just had to sign our younger daughter up for ACA going through the NJ health exchange where she is living now. She finally found a job in her field a year after receiving her MFA however the job is only part time. It is a good job and will give her lots of contacts for future jobs however it is a small company so no health benefits offered. She turns 26 on Sunday so will be off our health insurance. We tried to sign up online several times and it kept losing the info already put in. Finally after several phone calls to the exchange, one rep told us we could just sign her up over the phone and it was done in 10 minutes. Hopefully that was correct and we won't have to do it again. I have worked for several insurance companies but I still support ACA. A single payer system would be even better and help make our businesses more competitive in the global market. Without having to pay such huge premiums for health insurance that money could be better spent in creating new jobs, marketing, R&D, etc. Plus it ensure that everyone has coverage. A single catastrophic illness without health insurance can potentially put someone into bankruptcy or people ignore warning signs because they have no health insurance. How sad is that in this country? I think one question you have to ask is how we let the insurance situation get so far out of hand in the first place!!! Astronomical premiums and half the time they won't pay for something. Crazy!!

    OK off my soap box now!!!

    Have a wonderful weekend!!

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  • MJREIMERS
    I will be reading intently! I know people that have lost their insurance coverage and full time job because of "ObamaCare." I've heard lots of rumors. One being the cheapest coverage is $400.00 a month and that opting out is only $95.00. That you can't go to "your" doctor and that you are paying for procedures that are impossible to do. (Ie. paps on males, prostrate coverage for females, etc.)

    I welcome the information that only you, being covered by it, can give. Thanks for the opportunity.
    2091 days ago
  • THINFITFEMINIST
    MEDICAL care coverage is not in my future. Signing up for ACA is also signing up for your information being sent to the NSA, did you know this? I do not want that even if there's nothing about me that is something interesting, LOL.

    My health care coverage is a raw organic vegan diet, exercise, sleep, water and a Spiritual program. I also have free MEDICAL care from 2 doctors.

    If everyone cared for their health as I do we wouldn't have this deplorable situation in our country.

    I worked for 2 insurance companies. There is so much fraud it isn't funny. Fraud from people, fraud from providers and yes, fraudulent practices from insurance companies.

    ACA is like an insurance company. Nothing is going to change. Until people start taking care of themselves first and foremost.
    2091 days ago
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  • SANDRALEET
    And the lies call themselves Christians Care not
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  • CARRIELYN56
    I love Dr. Seuss.... thanks! My students are doing a little Dr. Seuss musical right now..... so fun! emoticon
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  • JAROL7
    It will be interesting to hear your story ... and about your billfold. Sorry for the mess we are in.
    2091 days ago
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