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    shouldn't we be calling that an insurance recipient bailout?
    If the purpose is to keep  any insurance co from having to raise rates steeply due to demographics of enrollees, then the result is lower premiums for all, correct? So isn't that a bailout of Joe Sixpack? As a provision of the ACA, insurance co's can't just keep that money; it has to go toward health care.
    So doesn't Joe Sixpack finally have an answer to the question he's been asking for five years? ...

    "Where's my bailout?"

    Last full month in which the average daily temperature did not exceed twentieth-century norms: 2/1985 - Harper's Index, 2/2013

    by kamarvt on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 04:56:30 AM PDT

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