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  •  I have limited knowledge of Romneycare. Thanks (3+ / 0-)
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    for the info, cai.

    My understanding is that Massachusetts had one of the lowest "uninsured rates" of the states, in the first place.  (Which is not intended to diss the program--just a statement of fact).

    Anyway, I hope it serves all the folks there very well.

    Thanks for your reply.

    Mollie

    “If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

    by musiccitymollie on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 09:36:00 PM PST

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    •  I know people who would have been uninsurable (2+ / 0-)
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      musiccitymollie, kyril

      without Commonwealth Care -- like the diarist.

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      by cai on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 09:46:42 PM PST

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      •  Great! Hopefully the ACA will do the same for (3+ / 0-)
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        cai, kareylou, kyril

        many millions of Americans.  

        Mollie

        “If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

        by musiccitymollie on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 09:55:19 PM PST

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        •  However, keep in mind that thanks to SCrOTUS (2+ / 0-)
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          states don't have to expand Medicaid (though they can if they want extra money) under the ACA as that portion was partially struck down.

          You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

          by Throw The Bums Out on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 01:24:15 AM PST

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          •  That right. We're in a state that doesn't plan to (0+ / 0-)

            expand the Medicaid program, at this time.  It also opted out of establishing a state exchange, so I guess the feds will set one up here.

            Thanks for making that point, TTBO.  :-)

            Mollie

            “If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

            by musiccitymollie on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 06:49:21 PM PST

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