Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

Great news for Obamacare

Posted: 26th March 2013 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in Health Care

First, according to Economic Policy Journal, the taxes for Obamacare are already double what was originally estimated. The Joint Committee on Taxation recently released a 96 page report on the tax provisions associated with Affordable Care Act. The report describes the 21 tax increases included in Obamacare, totaling $1.058 trillion – a steep increase from [...]

US to face shortage of doctors

Posted: 13th April 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in Health Care

According to the Wall Street Journal, the US is going to face a shortage of doctors in the coming years, in the face of the fact that there will be tons of more insured people in the US. Some predict that there could be a shortage of up to 150,000 doctors in the next 15 [...]

Polls showing discontent with Obama and health care bill

Posted: 30th March 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in General Politics, Health Care

According to a new USA Today/Gallup poll, Obama’s disapproval rating has risen to 50% for the first time.  In addition, Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the health care overhaul signed into law last week costs too much and expands the government’s role in health care too far A plurality predicts the law will improve health [...]

Government can force the people to buy anything

Posted: 29th March 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in General Politics, Health Care

Michael Burgess, A Republican congressman from Texas, told CNSNews that if the new health care bill forcing people to have health insurance is held up in court, there will then be a precedent allowing the American government to force people to buy anything they choose. At first glance this sort of seems like a wild [...]

Obama, Biden, Pelosi, etc. exempt from wonderful new health care

Posted: 25th March 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in Health Care

If the new health care legislation just forced onto the American people is so great, then of course the likes of Obama, Biden, Pelosi, members of the presidential cabinet, etc. all want to be a part of it, right? Wrong, according to the New York Post, who are reporting that the names listed above are [...]

Quick question about new healthcare bill

Posted: 24th March 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in Health Care

Supposedly, the new healthcare bill will make these changes, among others: $750 fine for people who don’t get health insurance people can’t be denied health insurance because of pre-existing conditions. So what is stopping me from canceling my insurance now (which is a lot more than $750 a year), paying my $750 fine, and then [...]

Healthcare bill to help “control the people”

Posted: 24th March 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in Health Care

Not that this comes as a surprise to anyone, but Rep. John Dingell of Michigan was recorded as saying The harsh fact of the matter is when you’re going to pass legislation that will cover 300 [million] American people in different ways it takes a long time to do the necessary administrative steps that have [...]

Obama scolds Rep. Cantor for bringing healthcare bill to discussion of healthcare bill

Posted: 25th February 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in Health Care

According to Breitbart, Obama scolded Rep. Cantor for bringing a copy of the 2400 page healthcare bill to the discussion of the healthcare bill.  I really can’t figure out a way to type that without making it ironic. In addition, Obama said having a copy of the huge bill in their presence “gets in the [...]

Healthcare AGAIN

Posted: 22nd February 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in Health Care

Obama apparently isn’t getting the message and is once again try to shove a healthcare bill through.  According to Politico, this time he also “will propose on Monday giving the federal government new power to block excessive rate increases by health insurance companies.” Surprise, surprise… anyone noticing a trend here? And despite the continuously bad [...]

Married Couples Pay More in HealthCare bill

Posted: 11th January 2010 by Scott @ The Right of a Nation in Health Care
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According to The Wall Street Journal, some married couples are going to be paying thousands more dollars for the same health care coverage than unmarried couples. This penalty is in both the House and the Senate version (the Senate penalty is slightly lesser). For an unmarried couple with income of $25,000 each, combined premiums would [...]