Originally Posted by Jetmeck
Good for you to even say that about not taking away insurance.
If you have insurance you can keep it, thats in the law.
You can't keep the insurance if the provider changes the options of the policy. I carry a private policy for my wife and we have already received several letters detailing their up coming changes that will take effect to her policy in 2014. They want us to schedule an appointment to go over the policy and to add additional coverage that will be removed from the standard policy.
Her policy has not changed in 15 years except for the premiums , so do you think this is just a coincidence?
She told them she would like to keep what she has and was told that's not an option.
THE FACTS: Obama said “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan.” It was an empty promise, made repeatedly. .
Nothing in the health care law guarantees that people can keep the health insurance they already have. Costs can rise, benefits can change and employers can drop coverage.
Insurance policies that are offered must now meet minimum standards, covering more preventive services but that doesn’t mean the status quo goes on for those who like what they’ve got now.