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This health care bill...

Is it good or bad. I have heard so many people say so many things about this thing. Some completely bash it and others say it is good. I have no idea what is is even about. What is in it? What is is suppose to do for us? Is it a good thing or are we really getting screwed like some people say? I am thinking it must not bee too good judging by everythime you get on line there is something saying it hasn't passed. Can someone fill me in?

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:36 PM on Jan. 22, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (9)
  • No one knows anymore. They are attempting to restructure it again.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 4:48 PM on Jan. 22, 2010

  • The government has no buisness in healthcare. Its a priviledge, not a right. So regardless of them restructuring it, its bad.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:55 PM on Jan. 22, 2010

  • No one knows what they are going to do with it, what will be in it, or when they will try to pass it. But as soon as the MA election was called, they were right on the ball, saying they would try for a scaled-back version of it. They don't have a clue about it right now.

    Answer by 29again at 4:57 PM on Jan. 22, 2010

  • It is AWFUL ... no improvement in health care, huge increases in bureaucrats hired to process paperwork.

    My main alarm about the bill is the framework of gov't control it establishes. Without doubt it is unConstitutional, but while the lawsuits are threading their way through the courts, the illegal bureaucrat-tyranny and confiscation of taxes & fees will continue for years ... businesses, doctors and patients will be ruined by the changes created by the bill.

    There is no legitimate excuse for doing this. ... (There IS a reason WHY they're doing it, though - absolute power. Just read posts here on CafeMom - people are already starting to buy the party line that if gov't pays for health care, then gov't can dictate what you eat, what you feed your children, and by logical extension ANY lifestyle choice which activists push through.)

    Answer by waldorfmom at 5:45 PM on Jan. 22, 2010

  • If they want reform, reform the curren practices of the insurance companies, find a way to make it more affordable. Dont mandate insurance coverage, that's a state issue.

    Have a basic plan that covers office visits, then offer additional riders that way you can make your own plan. Stop having those little rules that a BCBS policy sold in NY doesnt cover your chiropractic care in Michigan.

    Insurance was designed to help fray medical cost, if they want to help they should make them do what it's designed to do.

    Answer by PestPatti at 5:57 PM on Jan. 22, 2010

  • I still say it is NOT about h/c for all, it is about the gov't gaining CONTROL of us and the money we will be ALLOTTED to spend on h/c will be approved or disapproved by them. In other words, the gov't will now be but the MAIN middle man, who is looking to make money off of us, between us and the MEDICAL care that we need...

    Answer by agentwanda at 6:36 PM on Jan. 22, 2010

  • If they want to reform it then get rid of gov regulations that have harmed it to begin with.

    Answer by Carpy at 8:26 PM on Jan. 22, 2010

  • CARPY !!

    My hero !!

    EXACTLY !!

    Answer by waldorfmom at 4:35 AM on Jan. 23, 2010

  • 2000+ Pages of crap. People who say they need to scrap the whole thing and take it piece by piece are right. If an idea won't pass seperately then it sure doesn't need to be hidden in a 2000+ page bill. (that they don't read)

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 9:27 AM on Jan. 23, 2010

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