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Health Care Premiums Are Already Soaring In Advance of Obamacare

Posted By admin On August 17, 2010 @ 6:48 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Bradley Blakeman
Fox News [1]
Tuesday, August 17, 2010

This past month millions of Americans got notice from Blue Cross/Blue Shield providers across the country that their insurance premiums were going way up effective immediately. Here is the terse reason CareFirst/ Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Washington gave its subscribers for raising a monthly premium from $333 to $512 on a middle aged man who is healthy, is not a smoker and is not obese: “Your new rate reflects the overall rise in health care costs and we regret having to pass these additional costs on to you.”

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An 85-year-old New Yorker received notice from his health care provider, (Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield), wherein he was notified that:

1. His Medicare deductible is being increased from $1,068 to $1,100;

2. His co-insurance liability for skilled nursing facilities is being increased from $267 per day to $275 per day and that 60 lifetime reserve days is being increased from $534 to $550;

3. His Medicare Part B deductible is being increased from $135 to $155.

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[1] Fox News: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2010/08/16/bradley-blakeman-obamacare-blue-cross-blue-shield-premiums-consumers-union/

[2] Having A Supply Of Healthy Foods That Last Just Makes Sense: http://www.efoodsdirect.com//index.html?aid=14&adid=43

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[4] Kicked In The Groin: Health Insurance Companies Are Dramatically Increasing Premiums Due To The New Health Care Law And There Is Not Much We Can Do About It: http://www.prisonplanet.com/kicked-in-the-groin-health-insurance-companies-are-dramatically-increasing-premiums-due-to-the-new-health-care-law-and-there-is-not-much-we-can-do-about-it.html

[5] How Obamacare Will Distort the Health-Care Market: http://www.prisonplanet.com/how-obamacare-will-distort-the-health-care-market.html

[6] Single women’s health insurance premiums set to double in California, thanks to Obamacare: http://www.prisonplanet.com/single-womens-health-insurance-premiums-set-to-double-in-california-thanks-to-obamacare.html

[7] Administration Admits to Court: Under Obamacare, Select Group Can Get Health Care, Not Pay for It, Not Buy Insurance, Not Pay Penalty: http://www.prisonplanet.com/administration-admits-to-court-under-obamacare-select-group-can-get-health-care-not-pay-for-it-not-buy-insurance-not-pay-penalty.html

[8] Rate Shock: In California, Obamacare To Increase Individual Health Insurance Premiums By 64-146%: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rate-shock-in-california-obamacare-to-increase-individual-health-insurance-premiums-by-64-146.html

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