Another young Obamacare supporter finds out what’s in it.
My old plan was as bare-bones as they came, so I assumed that even though the new plan would cost more, my coverage would improve under Obamacare, at least marginally. It did not.
Under my old plan, my maximum out-of-pocket expense was $4,900. Under the new plan, I’m on the hook for up to $6,350. Copays for my doctor visits will double. For urgent-care visits, they will quadruple. Though slightly cheaper plans exist if I decide to shop around on the exchange, I will lose my dental coverage should I switch.
Needless to say, I am not pleased.
He is also shocked that the burden for paying for this hellish law will fall on him and other young citizens. What I am amazed at is how surprised he is. And I think this statement by one commenters sums things up very well:
Teresa Koch at 2:00 PM October 31, 2013
Well, sweetie – unless you plan on voting for a member of Congress who will vote to repeal this thing, you are going to be in for a real shock over the coming years.
You weren’t willing to listen to us when we TRIED to tell you that this was exactly what was going to happen. Did you ever stop to think how it was that we knew that? Or did you stubbornly insist that we were knuckle-dragging imbeciles who wanted to see the President fail because of the color of his skin?
If you’re willing to listen now, hear this – this is AS GOOD as it is going to get. From here on out, the costs are just going to go up, and the services offered will only go down.
And if you think that single payer is going to be cheaper, you need to wipe that thought from your head right now – it will be much, much more expensive than what you are looking at now.
I’m sorry that you are having to find this out the hard way.
You have a choice to make now – learn from your mistake and take political action accordingly, or suck it up and resign yourself to paying this kind of money for the rest of your life.
The ball is in your court.