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Perry: Texas Will Not Be Setting Up ObamaCare Exchanges

SoldierMomX2 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:48 AM
It was not that long ago that people DID pay for their own healthcare and insurance was purchased rather cheaply for major health issues, not colds and hang nails. That is the problem, once the PPO's and the HMO's came into play that raised costs. You pool people together to make it "cheap" when really it inflates the cost and encourages abuse. Besides, if we got rid of the PPO's and HMO's you would see the cost of visits DROP. No more flat fees, Drs. would be competing for your business. We probably would not be dealing with a resistence to anti-biotics either, since people would let their bodies heal instead of running to the Dr. for every little runny nose. When you buy car insurance, it doesn't cover maintenance.

The battle between the states and the feds on ObamaCare started years ago when the monstrous legislation passed however now that President Obama has won a second term with Democrats in charge of the Senate, ObamaCare will become a reality and is the law of the land. But, there's a catch. States have to set up ObamaCare exchanges for the legislation to be fully workable. Texas Governor Rick Perry made it clear yesterday his state would not be participating.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry officially notified the federal government on Thursday that the state will not set...