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    2020 prospect Michael Bennet says his alternative to eliminating private health insur

    2020 prospect Michael Bennet says his alternative to eliminating private health insurance 'helps finish the work of Obamacare'

    AND!!!!!! another one lol, they are all falling all over each other trying to be most left wing progressive bat $#@! crazy one of them all. KEEP IT UP NEVER SHUT UP keep going further and further left.


    Democrats should tread carefully when talking about a "Medicare for all" framework that eliminates the role of private insurers, according to one potential 2020 candidate.

    "Remember when President Obama said, 'If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance,'" Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., said Sunday during an interview on NBC's "Meet to Press." "And then a few people in America actually lost their insurance because of the way that the plan worked. Now what Democrats are saying is, 'If you like your insurance, we're going to take it away from you,' from 180 million people that get their insurance from their employer and like it, where 20 million Americans who are on Medicare Advantage, and love it. That seems like a bad opening offer for me."


    A better starting point, Bennet said, was his "Medicare X" proposal with Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., which creates a public option.



    "It helps finish the work of Obamacare, and it says to America, 'If you want to be in a public plan, you can choose to be in a public plan. If you want to keep your insurance, you can keep your insurance,'" the two-term senator said.

    A renewed conversation over private insurance began when presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, called for the elimination of private health insurance during a CNN town hall last month.


    "The idea is that everyone gets access to medical care and you don't have to go through the process of going through an insurance company, having them give you approval, going through all the paperwork, all of the delay that may require," Harris said. "Who of all us have not had that situation where you have to wait for approval and the doctor says, 'I don't know if your insurance company is going to cover this.'"


    “Let’s eliminate all of that,” she added. “Let’s move on.”


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    Quote Originally Posted by Common View Post
    2020 prospect Michael Bennet says his alternative to eliminating private health insurance 'helps finish the work of Obamacare'


    AND!!!!!! another one lol, they are all falling all over each other trying to be most left wing progressive bat $#@! crazy one of them all. KEEP IT UP NEVER SHUT UP keep going further and further left.


    Democrats should tread carefully when talking about a "Medicare for all" framework that eliminates the role of private insurers, according to one potential 2020 candidate.

    "Remember when President Obama said, 'If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance,'" Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., said Sunday during an interview on NBC's "Meet to Press." "And then a few people in America actually lost their insurance because of the way that the plan worked. Now what Democrats are saying is, 'If you like your insurance, we're going to take it away from you,' from 180 million people that get their insurance from their employer and like it, where 20 million Americans who are on Medicare Advantage, and love it. That seems like a bad opening offer for me."


    A better starting point, Bennet said, was his "Medicare X" proposal with Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., which creates a public option.



    "It helps finish the work of Obamacare, and it says to America, 'If you want to be in a public plan, you can choose to be in a public plan. If you want to keep your insurance, you can keep your insurance,'" the two-term senator said.

    A renewed conversation over private insurance began when presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, called for the elimination of private health insurance during a CNN town hall last month.


    "The idea is that everyone gets access to medical care and you don't have to go through the process of going through an insurance company, having them give you approval, going through all the paperwork, all of the delay that may require," Harris said. "Who of all us have not had that situation where you have to wait for approval and the doctor says, 'I don't know if your insurance company is going to cover this.'"


    “Let’s eliminate all of that,” she added. “Let’s move on.”


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    I've never been a big fan of private insurance because I feel they are nothing more then death panels. Prior to Obamacare, they decided whether or not to offer you insurance and if you had a pre-existing condition the chances were they would not insure you or anything related to the pre-existing condition would not be covered. If you were lucky enough to be offered insurance the premiums were so astronomically high many people couldn't afford to pay for it. So people did without and many ended up dying of conditions where if treated, they could have survived. I do not feel sorry for the private insurance industry whatsoever; this has been a long time coming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gamewell45 View Post
    I've never been a big fan of private insurance because I feel they are nothing more then death panels. Prior to Obamacare, they decided whether or not to offer you insurance and if you had a pre-existing condition the chances were they would not insure you or anything related to the pre-existing condition would not be covered. If you were lucky enough to be offered insurance the premiums were so astronomically high many people couldn't afford to pay for it. So people did without and many ended up dying of conditions where if treated, they could have survived. I do not feel sorry for the private insurance industry whatsoever; this has been a long time coming.
    And you think it will be better with government acting as death panels?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    And you think it will be better with government acting as death panels?
    Yes, at this stage i'm willing to let the government have a shot at it. At least everyone would have medical insurance whether it be private sector or government. The government isn't in it to make money; the private sector is all about money and nothing else. Just my opinion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gamewell45 View Post
    Yes, at this stage i'm willing to let the government have a shot at it. At least everyone would have medical insurance whether it be private sector or government. The government isn't in it to make money; the private sector is all about money and nothing else. Just my opinion.

    You need to take a look at the V.A., an indepth look. The government can't even handle that let alone the entire country.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gamewell45 View Post
    Yes, at this stage i'm willing to let the government have a shot at it. At least everyone would have medical insurance whether it be private sector or government. The government isn't in it to make money; the private sector is all about money and nothing else. Just my opinion.
    The government isn't in it to make money. But they are in it to take money. Lots of money. As much as you can stand.

    Why is no one saying the most obvious solution? We need a wall of separation between government and the private sector. The federal government has no role to play whatsoever in the private sector. Check your Constitution. You will find no authority for the federal government to intrude into private businesses.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.


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    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    You need to take a look at the V.A., an indepth look. The government can't even handle that let alone the entire country.
    I disagree about the VA. I don't want the government handling all of my health care needs but frankly the two VA facilities I have been familiar with have done as good or better than any private hospital I ever went to. If I had any complaints it would be (1) some non essential procedures take forever to see a specialist (2) they are quick to give away devices that could be quite expensive.

    Other than that I have been very pleased with the service I received from both the facility in Asheville NC and Gainesville FL
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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanbforrest45 View Post
    I disagree about the VA. I don't want the government handling all of my health care needs but frankly the two VA facilities I have been familiar with have done as good or better than any private hospital I ever went to. If I had any complaints it would be (1) some non essential procedures take forever to see a specialist (2) they are quick to give away devices that could be quite expensive.

    Other than that I have been very pleased with the service I received from both the facility in Asheville NC and Gainesville FL
    Government bureaucrats have incentives to lie. They willingly let people die while waiting for care.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.


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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanbforrest45 View Post
    I disagree about the VA. I don't want the government handling all of my health care needs but frankly the two VA facilities I have been familiar with have done as good or better than any private hospital I ever went to. If I had any complaints it would be (1) some non essential procedures take forever to see a specialist (2) they are quick to give away devices that could be quite expensive.

    Other than that I have been very pleased with the service I received from both the facility in Asheville NC and Gainesville FL
    Well that's good to know there are some facilities that are doing what they can. But now Chicago's is a different story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gamewell45 View Post
    I've never been a big fan of private insurance because I feel they are nothing more then death panels. Prior to Obamacare, they decided whether or not to offer you insurance and if you had a pre-existing condition the chances were they would not insure you or anything related to the pre-existing condition would not be covered. If you were lucky enough to be offered insurance the premiums were so astronomically high many people couldn't afford to pay for it. So people did without and many ended up dying of conditions where if treated, they could have survived. I do not feel sorry for the private insurance industry whatsoever; this has been a long time coming.
    So your for socialized medicine ?
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