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How Much Would You Pay For Mandated Health Insurance ?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Mar 17, 2010.


How Much Would You Pay For Mandated Health Insurance Monthly?

  1. $300

  2. $500

  3. $800

    0 vote(s)
  4. $1200

  5. Other

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  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    With new health care bill manndating insurance what is a realistic amount to charge?
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Need more info. What's my co-pay for Oxycontin?
  3. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    The government would have to lock me up in jail before they mandated that I purchase more expensive health insurance than I already have. I suppose $300 per month would be more than many single people on this site pay. I know it is significantly more than I paid for medical/vision/dental with Gannett.

    Of course, that doesn't include co-pays, and other fees. I could imagine a lot of people getting very pissed off over this.
  4. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    It doesn't apply if you receive insurance through your employer.

    Also there are subsidies on a sliding scale for people earning between 100-400 percent of the federal poverty level to help pay for insurance through the exchanges (which would give individuals a cheaper group rate instead of the costlier individual rate.)

    I'm sure boom just forgot to mention that when he created this thread. The last thing he'd want to do is be misleading, because that would lead to a lot of angry posts and back-and-forth.
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    How much would you pay for mandated emergency appendix surgery?
  6. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    I'd definitely shop around, compare prices. Maybe get a test surgery. You don't want to overpay in a case like that.
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    How much would you pay for a man date?
  8. budcrew08

    budcrew08 Active Member

    end well, this will not.
  9. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    All I know is that I'm tired of making that trip to Mexico for my HGH and medical marijuana -- both of which will be covered by Obamacare, I presume.
  10. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    What happens if I choose to not have insurance through my employer? What if my employeer chooses to no longer provide insurance because I can get it through the government. What if I am switching jobs and don't feel like paying for Cobra for 1-3 months while I wait for new benefits to get in.

    I don't like it. I realize the system needs to be changed, but I really would like the government to stay out of my affairs. I'll pay my taxes, but after that, leave me alone.
  11. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    The problem is, in order for it to work and keep costs down, you really need everyone in. Or, you must play hardball with people who refuse to pay for insurance and refuse to treat them unless they pay cash up front.
  12. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    What happens if your employer decides to stop providing health care coverage and you can't get it from the government?
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