Obama's 'Keep Your Doctor' Lies

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  • Are you serious with this? This is a load of b.s. What's the "keep your doctor lie"? The USA is not getting universal healthcare - though I wish we were, as the healthcare bill does not go far enough to cover all uninsured and underinsured citizens.

    I have Blue Cross Blue Shield through my employer, and it will remain this way. So I will keep my doctor, thank you very much. Want to make a bet on this?

    Why cry that the sky is falling when it is not?

  • In reply to karbon69:

    You are plainly unaware of how Obamacare will work. Sure you can keep your coverage. But if you want to change your coverage, add or remove people from your coverage, or alter it due to different conditions... guess what? You LOSE your coverage. The way Obamacare works, you see, if there is ANY change in your coverage your employer loses the exemptions. This means that employers will DROP coverage and you will lose you plan. THAT is what Obama wants. He wants you to lose your plan so that you'll have to come begging to the gov't. He wants a communist-style healthcare system and he's said so many, many times. If you have no problem with that goal YOU WILL LOSE YOUR DOCTOR!

  • In reply to publiusforum:

    Sorry, don't agree. As per the healthcare bill, the government does not have nor will they have any control under "Obamacare" (as you call it) with regard to my employer/insurance company's open enrollment period every year, where we can make changes to our plan, add dependents, etc.

    Personally I would rather have the government control healthcare than large, for-profit companies. Although I haven't had problems with Blue Cross Blue Shield, I certainly did with Humana, our previous insurance provider, who was big on claims denials, large deductibles, high co-pays, and the like.

    In my opinion healthcare is a right. Everyone should be covered, as they are in Europe.

    Throwing around words like "communist-style" and scary phrases like "YOU WILL LOSE YOUR DOCTOR": whatever, dude.

  • In reply to karbon69:

    Healthcare is in NO way a "right." Saying healthcare is a right makes a mockery of rights. A right is something that you exercise without the approval, need, or assistance of another person. Healthcare, on the other hand, requires other people to participate (doctors, nurses, etc). If you think healthcare is a right, then you are making slaves of healthcare providers who will be obligated to serve your needs no matter what THEY want to do. So, if healthcare is a right, then it should be free, right? If healthcare is a right, then why not make owning a Cadillac a "right"? Why isn't my getting a steak dinner a "right"? In fact, if healthcare becomes a right then anything can be a right by decree of whatever government is in charge and rights will have no real meaning at all if you have your way.

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