What Would RomneyCare Look Like?

Should President Obama win a second term, there is little to wonder about his administration’s plans for the health care industry. The president has shown his hand since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010, and plenty of provisions remain to be implemented.

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Comments (4)
Who knows what Romney will do, but I know Obamacare is a train wreck! Let's give a BUSINESSMAN a chance to find a better bipartisian way to deliver healthcare. Why not a return to the meaning of insurance the many pay for the few injured? Build very large insurance cos. with country wide policies that must contain a range of care. Then require everyone to have INDIVIDUAL policy. Then regulate the insurers nationally!
Posted by mackley | Friday, November 02 2012 at 3:08PM ET
How can you say that Obamacare is a train wreck when it hasn't even been implemented? Only a few items of the bill have been enacted.

I for one want regulated healthcare coverage...why? Have you checked your payments to the insurance company lately and what have you received? Less coverage for more money...but...oh wait, if you want more coverage..pay more! I am finding it difficult to afford insurance coverage and I'm only providing coverage for myself. When I had coverage for myself and my children, it was even worse. Sad to see that the average cost for healthcare for the employee and children is over $400 a month! Coverage for employee, spouse, and children is more than $500 a month. Does the average US citizen make that kind of money? I for one do not.

I do not want regulation given to the state...talk about a train wreck. It should be government regulated, it's sad that we live in such a developed country, and Mexico has a better universal health care. We can't even purchase a descent insurance to provide the same coverage they receive. Mexico will even cover U.S. citizens, as long as they can prove they own a home there.

By law, healthcare institutiones are required to administer care to all individuals based on need. Even if they cannot pay. Who covers the bill? You do, the tax payer. So what's the difference between requiring individuals to have healthcare that is managed than not? The tax payer is still going to cover the costs, except now, everybody is going to be required to participate.

Romney is a business man, that is correct. But unless you are a business, what will a business man do for the individual? He's in the business to make money for organizations.

To be quite honest, you outlined Obamacare in your statement for how you feel it should work.
Posted by Norma A | Saturday, November 03 2012 at 9:48AM ET
Obamacare will raise everybody's rates! My wife sales health ins and she agrees. Have you seen a rate reduction since it passed? I as a doctor have seen no fee inc. and my pts. have seen inc at 10-20% in last 2 years. Plus many insurance co. have supported Obamacare are you doing the math!!!! This is only good business for insurance co. They have the data and will make money ON YOU!!! Even persons on Medicaid will suffer. They will fight for medical service with 30 million newly enrolled pts. Let's see if any of them will see a specialist! As the song says "oncider this"!!
Posted by mackley | Saturday, November 03 2012 at 8:39PM ET
You need to consider as doctor, I have not had inc. in fees and my Pts, have seen inc. of 10-20% in last 2 years. Obamacare is supported by mant insurance co, and they have the data and will make money on you even with O care. My wife sales health ins. and she confirms this. READ MY POST carefully! I want nationwide insurance with MASSIVE regulation to keep them honest!
Posted by mackley | Saturday, November 03 2012 at 8:47PM ET
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