Insurance Scam: Obamacare Benefits Left Out Of Letters


“Across the country, insurance companies have sent misleading letters to consumers, trying to lock them into the companies’ own, sometimes more expensive health insurance plans rather than let them shop for insurance and tax credits on the Obamacare marketplaces — which could lead to people…spending thousands more for insurance than the law intended. In some cases, mentions of the marketplace in those letters are relegated to a mere footnote, which can be easily overlooked. The extreme lengths to which some insurance companies are going to hold on to existing customers at higher price, as the Affordable Care Act fundamentally re-orders the individual insurance market, has caught the attention of state insurance regulators…”.* The companies involved include Humana and Lifewise. The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.

*Read more here from Dylan Scott / TPM: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/insurance-companies-misleading-letters-obamacare

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Comments

  1. Erin Winslow says:
  2. Hector Reyes says:

    The Truth is Out There.

  3. Serge Lubomudrov says:
  4. Gerald Cox says:

    As Cenk would say… Of Course…. 

  5. Yahia Hegazy says:
  6. StoneThug Music says:
  7. Insurance Scam: Obamacare Benefits Left Out Of Letters

  8. Angel Rolon says:

    #foxnews #insurance #medical

    Insurance Scam: Obamacare Benefits Left Out Of Letters

    Don’t listen to Fox News and the insurance companies that claim you are
    going to lose coverage.

    YOU WILL END UP PAYING LESS FOR BETTER COVERAGE THEN WHAT YOU HAVE RIGHT
    NOW.
    So many people got Junk Insurance…

    DO THE RESEARCH YOURSELF!!!

  9. Jason Wooster says:
  10. bobbygnosis says:

    I’m required to give money to companies that only want my money?

    And they have an incentive to not give me good health coverage?

    I don’t see how this is a good thing.

    Why not just give the money directly to the doctor?

    Why do we need a middle-man?

  11. Do you know of any insurance companies that have scammed $16.7 trillion?

  12. It is clear to me today that Americans want health care; but they don’t
    particularly want health insurance.

    Health insurance companies, however, convinced the government that they are
    instrumental to the delivery of health care, so the government is
    compelling people to buy that.

    The Administration’s argument is that too many people prefer to be “free
    riders” — that is, they prefer not to pay for their own insurance while
    health care reaches an emergency status and is paid for in full by
    government services (such as emergency rooms)

    Thank you
    Ziad K Abdelnour

  13. Randy Brush says:

    Insurance Scam: Obamacare Benefits Left Out Of Letters

  14. Kelley Robinson says:

    Very predictable coverage of Obamacare by TYT

  15. BullittMcQueen1 says:

    Universal healthcare anyone?

  16. Neverine78 says:

    just checked the exchange here in NJ, there are only 2 options and both are
    more expensive and offer less benefits than what I currently have… just
    received letter that my current plan is going to expire this year and can’t
    be renewed… fail….

  17. Who are these people who don’t want Americans to have healthcare?? WHO??!!

  18. If you don’t know that 0-care is out there, that’s your own fault.
    Companies are being forced to change the policies that increase cost. This
    is all due to the law. TYT argument on this is absurd. The POS is running
    this country into the ground and it is all by design. He hates America.
    You just have to read his book to see that. His mother did too! Now it’s
    payback time and he is going to make sure it hurts.

  19. Carl Parish says:

    Fox News don’t want no one to know about this.

  20. ladylordess says:

    How is it a benefit, if you don’t want it, don’t need it and don’t want to
    pay for it? Obamacare doesn’t allow you to make a choice o 1000’s of
    plans, only a few. I don’t need dental or optical, as I find it cheaper to
    pay the Dentist, Ophthalmologists and Optometrists directly than to pay
    insurance for it. I disagree with the government deciding for me. It is
    apparent that government doesn’t make the right choice all time. I prefer
    to make my own choice. THAT is America: Freedom.

  21. Janet Dillingham says:

    Same bs as the roll out for social security. “someone who doesn’t deserve
    this is taking my money”. Listen up. We have millions of WORKING POOR.
    People who probably work harder for less money than you. People who aren’t
    choosing to be 15 and pregnant, who would be on their parent’s insurance by
    the way.

    People who need health care. People who need it. Not want it. Need it. And
    Faux News followers who already have insurance through their employers to
    whom this doesn’t apply are freaking out because they would rather let the
    faucet run and scream shrill screams about the flooding bathtub than turn
    off the spigot.

    Be the solution, help those trying to find one, or shut the hell up.

  22. Chris Anslinger says:

    Idiot, you should just die. 

  23. Michelle Ricketts says:

    Tell friends and FAM about this!!! If this subsidiary of Blue cross & Blue
    shield is doing this,imagine what all the OTHER branches under the
    b.c.&b.s. umbrella could b doing to those u know and love. SPREAD THE WORD
    YA’LL : ) CORPORATIONS SUCK!!!

  24. Bruce Junker says:

    Americans Beware: please do NOT allow your healthcare to mirror the
    Canadian System; WHY? In Canada everything is deliberately done to deny
    timely diagnosis – timely medical care; In Canada our system is paid from
    tax dollars, most Canadians are ignorant, until they require diagnosis /
    treatment; Then they realize how screwed they are; We have waitlists just
    to get on waitlists; 3 year waitlists = Bankrupt;