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Author: alstroemeria Big gold star, 5000 posts Top Recommended Fools Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 19371  
Subject: Re: Lower Health Premiums in NY Date: 7/19/2013 11:49 AM
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One advantage to a risk-based insurance plan is that policy holders contribute premiums to the group at the same rate that they contribute risk to the group.

Why should those that live a low risk lifestyle subsidize those that CHOOSE to live a high risk lifestyle?


You think people with neuro-degeneritive conditions, most cancers, type I diabetes--none of which are caused by sins of commission or omission on the part of the stricken--should have sky-high insurance premiums and their families lose everything else in addition to their loved ones?
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