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  •  The irony here is that the personal accountability (4+ / 0-)

    crowd should be 100% in favor of ACA.

    If a selling point is knocking off millions of ER "feeloaders", requiring healthcare users to pay for insurance or pay a penalty, what bagger in his right mind could oppose it?

    Starnge world.

    Mitt Romney deserves a lot of credit for creating Mitt Romney.

    by A Runner on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 08:42:21 AM PDT

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    •  The ACA guy's Blah. What other reason they need? (3+ / 0-)
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      milkbone, A Runner, figurine

      rMoney: Just another jerk, lookin' for work.

      Where have you gone, 50-state strategy?
      Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you.

      by OleHippieChick on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 08:44:56 AM PDT

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      •  You got that right. (0+ / 0-)

        Most of what I hear from people around here in the Northwest Florida Panhandle about Obamacare is based on pure racism. There's alot of bigots around here.

        Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Aldous Huxley

        by figurine on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 07:52:02 PM PDT

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    •  But wern't those "freeloaders", the indigent and (1+ / 0-)
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      the uninsured, getting a good percentage of that ER care reimbursed by the Federal government?  I thought that under the HCR law, that funding would stop as expanded Medicaid stepped up to fill the void.

      Those states that reject the Medicaid expansion will now have to figure out how to pay those ER reimbursements without Federal help.

      And it feels like I'm livin'in the wasteland of the free ~ Iris DeMent, 1996

      by MrJersey on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 08:56:00 AM PDT

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