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All the Ways to Get Out of Obamacare

It turns out there is an enormous array of exemptions to the individual mandate.

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/09/all-the-wa...



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How can they make a law about your body - just say no

If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so. Thomas Jefferson

sounds like an excuse for us to buy into slavery

....look at all the exemptions to slavery!!

It is class slavery. no less no more.

But if we buy into it now because there are exemptions THEY will tighten the rope later... right around our necks.

sorry ... I don't buy into it.

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"Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you." -- Patrick Dixon

This is only a way out of the penalty, not an exemption....

....You're still *in* Obamacare, the article only mentions ways to temporarily suspend the penalty. In other words, it lists valid penalty collection excuses.

It says nothing about getting exempted from the system.

This is a partial answer perhaps

"The law severely limits the agency's ability to collect penalties. It can ask for the money, but there are no civil or criminal penalties for refusing to pay it. The IRS cannot seize bank accounts or dock wages to collect it. No interest accumulates for unpaid penalties.The law allows the IRS to withhold tax refunds to collect the penalty but only if someone overpaid taxes."

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100711119

HCSM

My family is a member of a qualified Health Care Sharing Ministry, so we are exempt from the mandate. It has been a great solution for us, and since we pay cash for all of our doctor's visits we get significant discounts. There are 3 organizations that qualify, and the sharing rates are extremely low. I love the fact that my money doesn't go to corporatists or to pay for abortions and other things we don't agree with. Google it!

I am starting an Online

I am starting an Online spiritual/religious sect that's main focus is peace, love, and conscientious objections to insurance, including Social Security and Medicare. All past and present profits, icons, monks, saints, messiahs, gurus, and spiritual teachers are welcomed to be worshiped. It will be free of fees, rules, and dogma. Everyone is welcomed.

How about 'go to prison'?

Do prisoners get Obamacare?

Pandacentricism will be our downfall.

as an uninsured person who only uses (our entire family)

alternative medicine not covered by insurance--

I find this entire thing a travesty--

being forced to 'seek' medical care--

!

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

The easiest exemption is this one:

"You received a shut-off notice from a utility company."

I wonder how long that exemption will remain?

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

This is funny. You have to

This is funny.
You have to prove that you meet one of these requirements to become exempted so you aren't 'forced' to buy coverage.

With private insurance, you just call and cut your coverage or cancel your account and that is it.

Southern Agrarian

Still have to give them your info

In the mean time they still get all your info right?

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Are they going to start

Are they going to start driving paddy wagons through town rounding up homeless people to forcefully enroll them? What about drifters and hitch hikers?

I really am interested to see how this works.

Southern Agrarian

Yes, actually.

Because they would be "crazy" not to enroll.

So, yes, it is enroll or go to psych lockup.

I'm not joking.

You know what?

The way this thing is written that is a very good possibility. It could be tied to police computers so that when they do an ID check it pops up? This whole thing is just wrong from the start, It is a huge information grab.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Other way around.

"Health" is a "dimension" of your ID.
"Education" is a "dimension" of your ID.
Residence
Finance
Travel
Auto
Taxes
Online persona(s)
Business
Work
Pay
etc.

The problem is the unique ID. As long as they have, they can get and put together everything else lickety split, which is exactly what is happening.

You will not be able to engage in legal commerce without it.

"Will not be able to buy or sell."

Interesting point

and it makes sense.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

I guess one might be able to say

that I have some inside info. ;)