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On Obamacare, I Won't Comply

Marc_H Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 8:45 AM
and skippy you want to save money it is really very easy stop paying for people's health-care there is no RIGHT to have me pay for your health-care, cell phone, car, or anything else.
FletchforFreedom Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 10:22 AM
You don't seem to understand the basic concept of insurance. Individuals pay the INSURANCE COMPANY to finance their RISK of some event taking place. NO INDIVIDUAL pays for ANYONE ELSE'S care. The insurance company them meets its obligations from the total funds received. Health care financing in the US isn't insurance when it covers routine procedures as it is not financing risk (a disaster stemming from wage controls during WWII).
FletchforFreedom Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 10:20 AM
And now it's clear that you cannot grasp either insurance or financing risk which only a blithering idiot would refer to as paying for someone else's health care.

Oh, that explains it...
afidelibus Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 9:55 AM
You don't seem to get the basic concept of insurance. Most of the money that gets paid into the policy goes to other people who need care. The idea is that the majority of people paying for health insurance don't really need it. That's how they make a profit.
AliveInHim Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 9:32 AM
And at least till 2014, pooling in to spread the cost via insurance contracts is VOLUNTARY.

That's the way THAT works!
afidelibus Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 8:55 AM
If you have an insurance policy you're paying for someone else's health care. That's how it works.

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