How will Obama's voluntary health insurance plan force anyone to do anything?
I hear people talk about how the gvernment health insurance plan will "force" them to only see certain doctors, which is impossible bacause you first have to voluntarially sign up for the plan. Even then, just like EVERY other country with government health care, you can always opt out in favor of private health care. So how is it forcing anyone to change their health care?
Asked By: N.A.L.T. Christian - 6/16/2009
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(1) Like medicare and medicaid only certain doctors will accept it... More
Answered By: cheeba118 - 6/17/2009
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We are forced to change from no health care to real health care!
Answered By: US Army Veteran - 6/16/2009
Barry will force private insurers out of business, starting with the smaller ones. Those that start to lose money refuse to comply will be nationalized. Not unlike General Motors and Chrysler.
Answered By: Senor Magoo - 6/16/2009
It wouldn't "force" anything, but it would leave me to choose whatever is the lower cost to me. If the lower cost is government health care, I'll choose it, and so will everyone else, leaving private companies to go out of business or be bailed out. If private is less expensive, then what's ultimately the benefit of... More
Answered By: Pliny the Elder - 6/16/2009
yeah, you will be able to keep your private plan....At first....then what..you think employers are going to pay to offer their employees insurance when they know that they can just go get it for "free".
Answered By: Beachgirl - 6/16/2009
It will only force them to get what is offered. The Government will decide what you need and when you need it. They can withold any service they deem unnecessary. They can decide what services you get and where you get them. Don't be fooled by the idea of National health care, it comes with a cost, you may not wish to... More
Answered By: Bill - 6/16/2009
He is talking about forcing employers (me) to provide health insurance for all of their workers. That's force...
Answered By: Invisible - 6/16/2009
What is the plan? Can you name one specific of this alleged plan? It will force those that earn a living to pay the health care cost of i****************s and free loaders.
Answered By: Steel Rain - 6/16/2009
There is nothing voluntary about this plan... More
Answered By: Teresa Jackson - 6/16/2009
Judging by your picture, you should go get some of that healthcare for yourself. Maybe you could go wait in line in England.
Answered By: Bigass - 6/16/2009
THE CORRUPT AMA USES insurance lobby money to give QWACK DOCTOR DIAGNOSIS and double bill while NO ONE HAS HEALTH CARE CUBA HAS BETTER HALETH CARE
Answered By: GopObstruction - 6/16/2009
They say that the government will play by the same rules as private health care...if so, why do we need it. There are 1000 different companies that provide health care coverage... More
Answered By: Lance E - 6/16/2009
You know what he is going to force people to do... More
Answered By: froghead - 6/16/2009
It would force people to pay tax dollars for those who don't want to work... More
Answered By: Libertarian and proud of it - 6/16/2009
We won't know until it's finalized. What I can tell you is that the US Government cannot even efficiently run it's Medicare and Medicare-run pharmaceutical programs, and Seniors have been forced to subsidize those programs to get any kind of true medical help, although they've paid into the system for 60 years... More
Answered By: Rosiemeow - 6/21/2009
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