How The Affordable Care Act/Obamacare has made fools out of Women…

The information in The Affordable Care Act is so complex even the experts do not know what it all means.  As I read about the complexity of the issues my head began to spin and then I realized that the Act could decrease the uninsured by 40% or could grow the uninsured to be doubled

“Based on our analysis, the Affordable Care Act has the potential to cut the number of uninsured children by about 40 percent, from 7.4 million to 4.2 million, and the number of uninsured parents by almost 50 percent, from 12.7 million to 6.6 million. However, the actual impact will depend on increasing the share of children and parents who are enrolled in public coverage and on other implementation outcomes. Most strikingly, if the requirement that states continue their Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage is rescinded and if Congress does not continue funding CHIP, the uninsurance rate of children could more than double, increasing from 4.2 million to 7.9–9.1 million children”

One of the scariest parts of the analysis that scared me;

“The Affordable Care Act of 2010 poses a unique set of opportunities and issues for the nation’s seventy-six million children and their families. Yet to date there has not been an in-depth quantitative analysis of the law’s likely impact on them”

Read the experts analysis and ask yourself:

  1. How could someone en-act a policy and not ask about the impact and cost? 

To roll the dice with American tax payer’s money and health care is pretty irresponsible and is totally unacceptable.   

How could they do something so irresponsible?

Answer: They have no dog in the fight their life long health care is paid by Americans, Americans that will never have the best medical care in the world as politicians do.

Bottom line:  Women need to demand that The Affordable Care Act be read, understood and changed or repealed.

References:

Improving Coverage For Children Under Health Reform Will Require Maintaining Current Eligibility Standards For Medicaid And CHIP

http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/30/12/2371.full?ijkey=6QEmwQdpd...

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