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Updated: November 11, 2013 11:13AM



Give Obamacare
a chance

I have been running into elderly people, some which will need major surgery in the future, scared to death because these crazy Republicans are telling them that Obamacare has death panels, the rates are so high no one will be able to afford.

This is unconscionable. The Republican Party has these people living in fear, for no other reason than, political.

People need to explain to the elderly that if they’re already on Medicare or Medicaid or covered by their employer, nothing is going to change. They do not or will not be on Obamacare, (ACA). Nothing will change for them.

People with pre-existing conditions, can now have coverage. People that have reached their cap will no longer have to worry about that on the Affordable Care Act. Free preventative care. Kids can stay on their parents’ policy until they’re 26. Insurance companies have to spend 80 percent of their premiums money on the insurers or send refunds to all clients.

Is it perfect? Probably not. Is it worth giving it a chance? Yes. Are there glitches? Yes. Will they be worked out? Yes.

Millions of people that have not been able to have coverage can now go to the doctor.

As with anything new, anything this massive, we must be patient.

JoAnn Ailes

Westville



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