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That is BS!!!!!!!!!!! everyone should have a choice weither they want health ins or not!!!!!
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Agree wholeheartedly .........but that should read something like this:

"Everyone should have a choice whether they can AFFORD health insurance or not!!!!"
 

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How is this any different than your State requiring you to have auto insurance in order to obtain a drivers license?
 

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Wow, am I happy to be in Alberta. We have had to pay Blue Cross also, but This year they are now giving it freely, no more payments!!!
 

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Wow, am I happy to be in Alberta. We have had to pay Blue Cross also, but This year they are now giving it freely, no more payments!!!
And that is the plan AlyCarm. Fine'em till they cry "socialized healthcare for all. "!!
It's almost here, Obama will take care of everything.
 

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How is this any different than your State requiring you to have auto insurance in order to obtain a drivers license?

Our state only requires insurance to register a car, not just to have a license.
That is to cover damages you might CAUSE with your vehicle

I've only needed a Dr once in the past 6 years.

Why should anyone be FORCED to buy something they don't NEED or WANT?
 

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Personally, I believe every healthy individual should have the choice between health insurance or paying 100% of your medical bills out of your own pocket (no govt assistance).
 

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Personally, I believe every healthy individual should have the choice between health insurance or paying 100% of your medical bills out of your own pocket (no govt assistance).
If you are healthy why would you have medical bills?

As to individual, are you a single object or thing?

individual Look up individual at Dictionary.com
"a single object or thing," 1605, from M.L. individualis, from L. individuus "indivisible," from in- "not" + dividuus "divisible," from dividere "divide." Colloquial sense of "person" is attested from 1742. As an adj., used from c.1425 meaning "one and indivisible" (with ref. to the Trinity). Sense of "single, separate" is 1613; meaning "intended for one person" is from 1889. Individualism "self-centered feeling" is from 1827; as a social philosophy (opposed to communism and socialism) first attested 1851 in writings of J.S. Mill. Individuality "the aggregate of one's idiosyncrasies" is from 1614.
 

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Personally, I believe every healthy individual should have the choice between health insurance or paying 100% of your medical bills out of your own pocket (no govt assistance).
I agree completely with Cabin Fever. Be that as it may: if you choose not to have health insurance and you do have a catastrophic illness or injury, be prepared to pay the costs. You wouldn't believe the numbers who show up at the emergency room with no insurance and no intentions of paying , thus, leaving it for the rest of us to make it up in higher medical cost.:hobbyhors
 

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If you are healthy why would you have medical bills?

As to individual, are you a single object or thing?
Response to Question 1: A healthy person can still have an accident or get cancer.

Response to Question 2: Yes
 

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Personally, I believe every healthy individual should have the choice between health insurance or paying 100% of your medical bills out of your own pocket (no govt assistance).
And for the record, I feel this way about car insurance too.
 

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Personally, I believe every healthy individual should have the choice between health insurance or paying 100% of your medical bills out of your own pocket (no govt assistance).
I agree but they should have to show proof that they can pay it. that is the real issue everyone gripes about not having a choice but the ones complaining the loudest don't pay their bill to the hospital putting it back on the tax payer.:mad:
 

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And for the record, I feel this way about car insurance too.
Insurance is a concept of maritime law. If you doubt this and have a liability policy check to see if it has an "inland marine" section. Having insurance is irresponsible. You are relying on someone else to step in and be responsible for your actions. But then if you were said to be responsible these days you might be a majority of one.
 

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.... that is the real issue everyone gripes about not having a choice but the ones complaining the loudest don't pay their bill to the hospital putting it back on the tax payer.:mad:
Until (which will not happen) we are willing to let people die in the emergency room instead of save them because they do not have a way to pay (cash in pocket, credit card, or valid insuarnce policy) there will be people who have an accident or unfortunate surprise diagnosis which costs more than they can afford to pay for if they are uninsured (or even sometimes WITH their insurance). Massachusetts has decided (its representatives etc) that they are better off without such people running up huge unpaid bills with doctors and even huger ones with ERs and hospitals. They also probaby considered as I do that if folks have coverage to get basic care they might not even end up with huge bills for things they could have prevented had they tended to them before they became an emergency.

Sorry, I support this rule and would like it countrywide. COI: born and bred socialist and worked in the two biggest socialized medical systems, now wishing I still did in semiprivate practice in a poor underinsured and undercared for part of our country.
 

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Where do you get insurance that meats the state requirement if you are passing through the state. Do they have insurance personnel on duty at the border? Why not? On every road that crosses in to the state they have to have all insurances to be on duty 24 hours a day 365 days a year for those that are just passing through so that if they are involved in an accident they are covered or if they get sick driving through. I don't think that they had this in mind but to avoid a fine I would have to get it way before you drive through.I may have to drive through the state someday on a moments notice.:lookout:
 
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