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Subject:  Re: The ACA, a chart Date:  11/1/2013  4:39 PM
Author:  jdp245 Number:  1908407 of 1977274

<Everybody needs health insurance. If you do not have it, or are under-insured, you are merely free-riding and laying off your risk on the rest of society.>

No, DH and I would pay out-of-pocket.


Easy to say. But not very many have the assets to cover the costs of many serious acute medical issues, let alone lifelong ones. I doubt most would rather die than use Medicaid and become a burden on society.
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