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Subject:  You Better Shop Around Date:  10/30/2013  7:23 PM
Author:  2828 Number:  703209 of 737393

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/10/30/obama-on-insurance-can...

Now, if you had one of these substandard plans before the affordable care act became law and you really liked that plan, you were able to keep it. That’s what I said when I was running for office. That was part of the promise we made. But ever since the law was passed, if insurers decided to downgrade or cancel these substandard plans, what we said under the law is, you’ve got to replace them with quality, comprehensive coverage, because that, too, was a central premise of the Affordable Care Act from the very beginning. And today, that promise means that every plan in the marketplace covers a core set of minimum benefits like maternity care and preventative care and prescription drug benefits and hospitalization, and they can’t use allergies or pregnancy or a sports injury or the fact that you’re a woman to charge you more. They can’t do that anymore. They can’t do that anymore. If you couldn’t afford coverage because your child had asthma, well, he’s now covered. If you are one of the 45 million Americans with a mental illness, you’re now covered. If you’re expecting a baby, you’re covered, you’re safer. The system is more secure for you and it’s more secure for everybody. So if you’re getting one of these letters, just shop around in the new marketplace. That what it’s for. Because of the tax credits we’re offering…
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What a friggin' jag bag.
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