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Subject:  Re: Surprise-Another New Employer Fee in Obamaca Date:  12/12/2012  11:20 PM
Author:  andrew61 Number:  659805 of 753755

About 25 million Americans have pre-existing conditions. There are currently 312.8 million insurable Americans. Therefore, those with pre-existing conditions constitute 0.079 of the population.

That an entire health care system and all 50 states have been thrown into utter chaos for the benefit of .080% of the population



I think you got the decimal point in the wrong place, CC. 25 million out of 312.8 million is 7.9 percent, not 0.079 percent.
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