I have talked before about the lengthy health care bill that has been proposed. The bill health care reform or HR 3200. There are a lot of “fundamental rights you will loose under this bill. Well here are some of the key issues you should be concerned with, if you get a copy of the bill, here is what pages to read. If you do not, here are the highlights…
Pg 16. Individual Health Plans will be outlawed after the “grandfather clause” has expired. Which means as soon as your premium rates go up and you decide to shop elsewhere to lower your rates. You will not be able to purchase another individual health insurance plan since they will not be compliant with the new bill. Forcing you in to the “public option”.
Pg 22 of the HC Bill MANDATES the Govt will audit books of ALL EMPLOYERS that self insure!!
Pg 30 Sec 123 of HC bill – THERE WILL BE A GOVT COMMITTEE that decides what treatments/benefits you get
PG 50 Section 152 in HC bill – HC will be provided to ALL non US citizens, illegal or otherwisePg 58HC Bill – Govt will have real-time access to individual’s finances & a National ID Healthcard will be issued!
Pg 59 HC Bill lines 21-24 Govt will have direct access to your banks accts for electronic funds transfer
PG 102 Lines 12-18 HC Bill – Medicaid Eligible Individuals. will be automatically enrolled in Medicaid.. No choice
PG 265 Sec 1131 Govt mandates & controls productivity for private HC industries
PG 425 Lines 4-12 Govt mandates Advance Care Planning Consult. Think Senior Citizens end of life
Pg 425 Lines 17-19 Govt will instruct & consult regarding living wills, durable powers of atty. Mandatory!
PG 425 Lines 22-25, 426 Lines 1-3 Govt provides approved list of end of life resources, guiding you in death
PG 427 Lines 15-24 Govt mandates program for orders for end of life. The Govt has a say in how your life ends
Pg 429 Lines 1-9 An “advance care planning consult” will be used frequently as patients health deteriorates
PG 429 Lines 10-12 “advance care consultation” may include an ORDER for end of life plans.” AN ORDER from GOVTPG 430
Eric Wilson is an insurance broker in the Chicago area. He specializes in health and life insurance for small businesses and the self-employed. He can be reached at 888-448-5370 or online at www.isellhealth.net