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It seems there IS a “pre-existing condition” that CAN raise your #Obamacare insurance cost!!

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy

~Ernest BennNew York Times Magazine, 1946

Cost - dollar sign 4476Much has been made of Obamacare’s jettisoning of health insurance Pre-Existing Conditions. I’m not referring to the level/type of care you can expect to receive, but rather the COST of the coverage itself.

So why don’t we take a closer look at that claim, shall we?

Let’s say you’re an intravenous drug-user, and HIV positive. All other factors being equal, will you pay more for health insurance coverage under Obamacare than you would otherwise?

  • No.

Hmmm, … what about if you’re diagnosed with cancer?

  • Again, no.

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