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NYC Mayor Guarantees Comprehensive Health Care for All in Historic Surprise Announcement

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Good Luck, Mayor......Not health insurance......"

  • It's not health insurance; it's the city paying for direct comprehensive care for those who can't afford it or are undocumented"

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NYC-Health-Care-Guarantee-Mayor-de-Blasio-504046171.html


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Now wait a minute, the article seems to have a few contradictions.

 

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New York City will begin guaranteeing comprehensive health care to every single resident regardless of someone's ability to pay or immigration status

This seems to imply that all NYers will get coverage even if they can afford it or have insurance, even though later in the article they only talk about those without health insurance.  I can imagine a lot of NYers dropping their costly ACA policies in the near future.

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Amazing, I have had serious health issues over the last 5 years, I pay $700/month in health premiums and have averaged 10k annually additional in out of pocket expenses for those 5 years. Wish I had free insurance and no bills


 

 

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1 minute ago, Bill & Katya said:

Now wait a minute, the article seems to have a few contradictions.

 

This seems to imply that all NYers will get coverage even if they can afford it or have insurance, even though later in the article they only talk about those without health insurance.  I can imagine a lot of NYers dropping their costly ACA policies in the near future.

It also said they would use a sliding scale.......It seems to me that healthcare costs will rise for those whose income registers on that scale......to pay for the needy and "undocumented"......

If it isn't insurance, then it has to be direct payment for services.......with very hefty discounts, I presume...


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There is no free lunch........someone is paying .


"Experience can be a tough teacher to those who fail to heed good advice"- Missileman, 12/6/18

 

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11 minutes ago, missileman said:

There is no free lunch........someone is paying .

That is still a TBD I think, but you are right, someone has to pay.  If I lived in NYC, I would like a little more detail into the $100 million estimate.

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"There will be no tax hikes to fund it, the mayor said. "

 

How can that be true? 

 


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2 minutes ago, missileman said:

"There will be no tax hikes to fund it, the mayor said. "

 

How can that be true? 

 

The mythical money tree!


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2 hours ago, missileman said:

There is no free lunch........someone is paying .

Socialism is great. Until you run out of other people's money. I see this accelerating the exodus of producers out of New York. Then who will pay for it?

 

2 hours ago, missileman said:

"There will be no tax hikes to fund it, the mayor said. "

 

How can that be true? 

 

It's not true. That's how.


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