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  •  Yes of course that is the point (1+ / 0-)
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    corvo

    And that is why people are having plans cancelled that they want to keep. Just because individual and group plans have and will continue to be cancelled doesn't mean those people wont have insurance. It means they have to buy new plans, as required by law, that offer more benefits and are therefore more expensive. Most employers will pass these cost increases on to their employees just as your employer has passed past cost increases on to you. Some small employers will simply stop providing insurance and those employees will look to the exchanges just like those with individual cancelled plans will have to do.

    •  Why is this much worse? (0+ / 0-)

      I guess I'm missing your point.  Your original post was about how employer health coverage is going to get much, much worse.  People didn't get to "keep" their plans before if they got them through an employer. I would have loved to keep some of the coverage I had along the way but plans change and get cancelled without the ACA.  For most employees nothing will change, they will still get what their employer is willing to provide and for others there will be changes, it's always been that way.  

      •  My post was about employer plans... (1+ / 0-)
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        corvo

        getting cancelled through the same mechanisms that is forcing insurance companies to cancel individual plans(loss of grandfather status). It doesn't matter if you are in a group or individual plan. Nobody likes paying more. Nobody likes the idea of being forced into a narrow network that prevents then from seeing the doctors they have always seen. All the complaints people are publicly airing about individual plan cancellations are happening to the group market as well.

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