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    The Obama administration has delayed implementation of another part of Affordable Care Act — this time, it's the rules aimed at limiting out-of-pocket costs for patients.

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    Patients with chronic illnesses often face high medical bills. And even with good insurance, some people still pay thousands of dollars a month. ObamaCare offers relief by limiting out-of-pocket expenses, but that provision won't kick in for another year.

    As reporter Sarah Varney explains, employers have been given more time before they have to comply.


    VARNEY: Kaplan says the administration's decision to delay enforcing the out-of-pocket cap - at about $6,300 a year for an individual and about 12,700 for a family - was mostly about giving employers more time to sort out the messy logistics and integrate their different vendors.


    I am assuming the exchange will have THE LIMITED OUT OF POCKET benefit , among other things

    If you go with THE EMPLOYER , they can make you pay more OUT OF POCKET imo

    I really do not like to complain , but watching obama and the dems put this clusterspunk together , while calling people unreasonable for demanding MEDICARE FOR ALL , was a bit to much to bare

    I swore to hold my tongue , unless the obama team started messing with it even more , the more they mess with it , the worse it looks , the compromiser and chief just can not help himself

    People on DK are well informed , and look how confusing this is for us , what a fucking joke

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    by Patango on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 08:08:44 PM PDT

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