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Bad Credit? No Obamacare for You (VIDEO)

Bad Credit? No Obamacare for You (VIDEO)


Many people signing up for health care in Florida through the Affordable Care Act have been shocked when they have to give proof of their credit score before they finish the process.

Anne Packham, one of many people licensed by the state to help people navigate the government’s website, said on Tuesday that the credit check occurs so providers can make an educated decision about who to insure.

“If someone is defaulting on all of their bills they may not want to have them as part of their health plan,” said Packham, the lead Navigator in Florida.


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dumb. if you don't pay the

dumb. if you don't pay the premium, there is no insurance. Where is the risk for the insurance companies?

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

good point

It's not like they're risking something of tangible value that might be lost if you stop paying...all they're giving you is promise to pay future expenses. If you stop paying, they can just take away that promise with nothing lost.


So if you give yourself bad credit does that mean you are exempt from the mandate?

I guess credit

is not a 'pre-existing condition'

Super bump, this is

horrible. Obamacare may be the cruelest joke played on the poor in the history of our country. There go all the government subsidies! Poor people generally have crappy credit.

I AM is all that is. Everything else is malleable.

Isnt this a HUGE catch 22? If

Isnt this a HUGE catch 22? If you are required to have insurence but cant get it because of your credit? How are you supposed to get it?

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Yep, cause and effect

The insurance companies are going into self defense mode. These corporate officers are NOT going to give up their toys for this thing.

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.