Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Business & FinanceInsurance · 9 months ago

Why are people still getting penalized for not having health insurance?

It's ridiculous.

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  • zipper
    Lv 6
    9 months ago

    Because OBAMA CARE is still on the books and until it is taken off that is the LAW!

  • 9 months ago

    If you're going to mandate coverage, make it to where everyone can access it

  • 9 months ago

    Because it's still the law for 2018. Effective 1/1/19, it is no longer the law.

  • 9 months ago

    Because the average person who refuses to have insurance costs the rest of the country over $10,000 a year, both because any hospital bills for more than the person can afford don't get paid and because it makes health insurance more expensive for everyone else.

    When a person refuses to have insurance, that person is penalized less than the rest of the country. When a person refuses to have insurance, everyone gets penalized -- but mostly those with insurance are being penalized for the person who doesn't have it.

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  • 9 months ago

    No. This question is. An uninsured person needing medical help puts the cost on all of us.

  • 9 months ago

    because OBAMA and the Democrits set it up that way. This is the last year it happens. President Trump and the Republicans ended it this year.

  • Judy
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    The penalties were set up to help pay for the subsidies for insurance. This is the last year for the penalties - the new tax plan ends them.

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    They must be enjoying a scam.....President Trump freed the Americans from Obamacare penalties.

    • Big Mouth
      Lv 6
      9 months agoReport

      "They must be enjoying a scam..." Seriously tho! Is America great again now that we've subjected them to an endless amount of scams? We said we were gonna make America great again. We never said for who. Gubmint employees are just making it great for themselves.

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Those who forego health insurance can still get treated in the ER. However, by doing so these people are getting a free ride on the backs of hardworking Americans who have made the responsible choice to insure themselves against the injury and illness we all must face in our lives.

  • Gregg
    Lv 6
    9 months ago

    It's even more ridiculous for those who don't buy insurance and depend on us buyers for coverage at emergency rooms. Shame. Shame.

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