Remember President Barack Obama telling Americans over and over that if they liked their current healthcare plans that they can keep them? Remember when Obamacare kicked in last October and 6 million Americans had their plans cancelled because of Obamacare? Remember when President Barack Obama stepped in and told the insurance companies to stop cancelling plans and then gave an extension for it all to be worked out?
First off, it couldn’t be worked out because the insurance companies had already spent millions of dollars re-tooling their industry to meet Obamacare requirements. The 6 million cancelled plans failed to meet Obamacare guidelines and to re-instate them would have cost the insurance industry millions more dollars to re-tool their systems again.
Secondly, the grandfather clause in Obamacare was intentionally written to make it impossible for Americans to grandfather their existing policies into our new socialist medical system. Dr. David Hogberg, a healthcare policy analyst for the National Center for Public Policy Research explained:
“If you had your plan prior to March 2010 when Obamacare became law, it was supposed to be grandfathered in. You were supposed to keep it, but the Department of Labor came out with these grandfather regulations. It’s almost like telling a guy you can keep walking on the beach as long as you don’t get any sand on your feet. It’s almost impossible not to violate.”
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