Paging… Dr. Obama?
For everyone that is either groaning or that is pleased with the way ObamaCare is slowly panning out, there may be a bright side that hasn’t been considered before!
A new study claims that our medical device market will continue to climb to an estimated $10 billion because of ObamaCare! Why is that good news? Economic stimulation from the medical side. The only way our economy booms is if money changes hands. Everyone wants to continue to invest in preventative electronics: pedometers, scales, blood meters, etc. That in itself is great news. People want to stay healthy and want to prevent themselves from getting sick. A major reason for this preventative approach for health is due to rising costs of medicine and doctor’s visits. So yes, we are all money conscious, but why would that be a bad thing?
This brings me to the second bright side; the cost of our future ObamaCare. It may be cheaper and better than your current insurance program. In fact, Forbes has recently posted an article explaining that insurers’ have guaranteed and promised ObamaCare will be competitively priced. That is good news, as affordable healthcare is in everyone’s best interest, especially those that are often sick and cannot afford a quality health care plan.
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A couple more positive points to take away from ObamaCare:
1 in 2 Americans have a “pre-existing” condition they could be denied health insurance for. ObamaCare chips away at pre-existing conditions until 2017 when there are no more pre-existing conditions for anyone, including high-risk customers.
ObamaCare requires that all insurance plans cover preventive services and stops insurance companies from dropping you when you are sick, as well as offering a number of other reforms and protections.
Not to mention, it may help balance the ever increasing and outrageous medical costs of hospitals and health services. Because, lets face it, if something doesn’t start harassing the medical/healthcare world, we may as well start taking out loans to help with the ER visits and the yearly health checkups.
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Along with the good, why not a couple bad speculative points apparent from where I stand:
- Most likely it will make private insurance go up and cover less to account for the “competitive” price of ObamaCare.
- It most likely will cause a huge hit on the government’s budget and spending.
- Lower middle class and middle class will be most heavily affected out of all the classes, but when isn’t this the case?
All of the above is pure speculation on good and bad points, I suppose, as it is not 100% clear how everything will unravel yet. Uncertainty is especially present with constant updates and changes being made before that January 1st deadline when everyone in America will have to have insurance or an exemption of some sort to avoid fees. But what about those illegally staying in America, those that have not yet become citizens, or those that are vacationing in our country? Will we turn away dying people from hospitals? Will uninsured people involved in life threatening incidents be refused? Let’s not forget our morals people.
Cheers to long healthy lives!
Forbes: New Study Says ObamaCare Will Boost Consumer Medical Device Market to $10 Billion
Forbes: ObamaCare Will Be Price Competitive To What’s On The Market, Insurers Say
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For those that want extra research for themselves here is an extended Obama Care Summary: http://obamacarefacts.com/obamahealthcare-summary.php