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Supreme Court misunderstanding on health overhaul?

mrbil114 Wrote: Apr 11, 2012 1:45 PM
ACTUALLY, I THINK IT IS YOU AND PEOPLE LIKE YOU AS WELL AS THE PRESIDENT THAT DON'T UNDERSTAND. I DON'T CARE IF LOW COST INSURANCE IS AVAILABLE, I DON'T WANT TO BE TOLD I HAVE TO BUY ANYTHING, AT ANY COST BY THE GOVERNMENT. THAT IS A FREE WILL CHOICE AND SHOULD ALWAYS REMAIN SO. BILL

A possible misunderstanding about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could cloud Supreme Court deliberations on its fate, leaving the impression that the law's insurance requirement is more onerous than it actually is.

During the recent oral arguments some of the justices and the lawyers appearing before them seemed to be under the impression that the law does not allow most consumers to buy low-cost, stripped-down insurance to satisfy its controversial coverage requirement.

In fact, the law provides for a cheaper "bronze" plan that is broadly similar to today's so-called catastrophic coverage policies for individuals, several insurance experts said.

"I think there is confusion,"...