UnitedHealth Group to Exit Obamacare Exchanges in All but a ‘Handful’ of States

HOW’S THAT OBAMACARE HOPEY, CHANGEY STUFF WORKING OUT FOR YA AMERICA?

UnitedHealth Group plans to withdraw from many Obamacare exchanges leaving them only in a handful of states. Due to tremendous loses UnitedHealth plans to withdraw from health insurance marketplaces in Arkansas, Michigan, Connecticut and parts of Georgia. They are expected to lose $650 million in the exchanges in 2016 and due to these deep loses may leave the Obamacare exchanges altogether in 2017. We warned you from the outset of this fool-hearty, government take over of healthcare that Obamacare was a lie and affordable. The fact that Obamacare is really called the Affordable Health Care Act may just be one of the greatest lies and hoaxes every perpetrated on the American People. Recently insurance carriers warned that Obamacare was unsustainable.

As the Right Wing News opines, “If only someone had predicted this …”.

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UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer, said Tuesday that in 2017 it will exit most of the 34 states where it offers plans on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges.

“We will be down to a handful of states that we will be actively participating in the exchanges,” Stephen J. Hemsley, chief executive officer of UnitedHealth Group said in an earnings call, noting that the small market size and greater expense of patients insured through the marketplaces led the insurer to make the decision.

UnitedHealth plans to withdraw from health insurance marketplaces in Arkansas, Michigan, Connecticut and parts of Georgia. The decision is a sequel to an announcement by executives late last year that the insurer had suffered financial losses and might leave the health exchanges altogether in 2017. UnitedHealth reported that it expects to lose $650 million in the exchanges in 2016.

Prior to the call, the Obama Administration attempted to downplay any departures from UnitedHealth.

Health Insurance Companies Warn Losses from ObamaCare are Unsustainable

WE WARNED YOUObamaCare is Unsustainable.

Gee, what a shock that insurance companies are hemorrhaging money from the Obamacare plans. As Hot Air opines. either they need to get approval from state regulators for another round of large premium increases, or they may bail out altogether. Don’t the insurance carriers get it, Obamacare was never supposed to work. It was supposed to damage insurance companies to pave the way for what Obama really wanted, a single payer system controlled by the government.

This Liar wanted Single Payer all along

Health insurance companies are amplifying their warnings about the financial sustainability of the ObamaCare marketplaces as they seek approval for premium increases next year.

Insurers say they are losing money on their ObamaCare plans at a rapid rate, and some have begun to talk about dropping out of the marketplaces altogether.

“Something has to give,” said Larry Levitt, an expert on the health law at the Kaiser Family Foundation. “Either insurers will drop out or insurers will raise premiums.”

While analysts expect the market to stabilize once premiums rise and more young, healthy people sign up, some observers have not ruled out the possibility of a collapse of the market, known in insurance parlance as a “death spiral.”

In the short term, there is a growing likelihood that insurers will push for substantial premium increases, creating a political problem for Democrats in an election year.

Insurers have been pounding the drum about problems with ObamaCare pricing.

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association released a widely publicized report last month that said new enrollees under ObamaCare had 22 percent higher medical costs than people who received coverage from employers.

“Something has to give,” said Larry Levitt, an expert on the health law at the Kaiser Family Foundation. “Either insurers will drop out or insurers will raise premiums.”

While analysts expect the market to stabilize once premiums rise and more young, healthy people sign up, some observers have not ruled out the possibility of a collapse of the market, known in insurance parlance as a “death spiral.”

In the short term, there is a growing likelihood that insurers will push for substantial premium increases, creating a political problem for Democrats in an election year.

Insurers have been pounding the drum about problems with ObamaCare pricing.

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association released a widely publicized report last month that said new enrollees under ObamaCare had 22 percent higher medical costs than people who received coverage from employers.

And a report from McKinsey & Company found that in the individual market, which includes the ObamaCare marketplaces, insurers lost money in 41 states in 2014, and were only profitable in 9 states.

Silver Alert Issued for 15 Year Old Corriana (Cori) Rose Marie Tharrington Missing Since 1/31/16 in Cary, NC

A Silver Alert has been issued for 15 year old Corriana (Cori) Rose Marie Tharrington who has been missing since Sunday, January 31, 2016 in Cary, North Carolina.  Corriana Rose Marie Tharrington was last seen Sunday in the area of 131 Westview Cove Lane in Cary. Corriana was also the subject of a Silver Alert in mid-November 2015. You will remember that we covered her disappearance back in November, 2015. Please note that Tharrington is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

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Tharrington, 15, is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, according to the N.C. Center for Missing Persons.

The missing teen was last seen wearing a pink or white North Face jacket and blue jeans. She is black, has brown eyes, stands 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, and has shoulder-length hair.

Officials said Tharrington may be in the company of Jordan Damson Ceneus.

Anyone with information about Corriana Rose Marie Tharrington should call Officer Lischwe at the Cary Police Department at (919) 469-4012.

Posted February 1, 2016 by
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49 Year Old Scott D. Stockert Arrested on Weapons Charge in Alleged Plot to kidnap Obama’s Dog

49 year old Scott D. Stockert has been arrested on a weapons charge in connection with an alleged plot to kidnap one of Barack Obama’s  Portuguese water dogs. Oh my. Stockert was arrested in DC on Wednesday after agents found two firearms under the back seat, a 12-gauge pump shotgun and a bolt-action .22-caliber rifle. How bizarre, Bo or Sunny could have been the first First family dogs ever kidnapped had this plot had not been stopped. As you can guess, Scott D. Stockert is not operating with a full deck. Upon his arrest, Scott D. Stockert, commented to authorities that he was Jesus Christ, that he was the son of John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, that he planned to run for president. Well alrighty then.

A man who allegedly plotted to kidnap one of the Obama family’s dogs was arrested in the District on Wednesday with a cache of weapons and ammunition in his car, the Secret Service said.

Upon his arrest, Scott D. Stockert, 49, of Dickinson, N.D., made a series of outlandish claims to officers: that he was Jesus Christ, that he was the son of John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe, that he planned to run for president, and that he was there to kidnap Bo or Sunny, the Obamas’ dogs, the Secret Service said in a court document.

According to a filing in D.C. Superior Court, the Minnesota field office of the Secret Service first learned of Stockert’s intention to kidnap one of the Obamas’ Portuguese water dogs.

When agents asked him whether he had any weapons, he told them he had two firearms in his truck and directed them to the truck.

Agents found the two firearms under the back seat — a 12-gauge pump shotgun and a bolt-action .22-caliber rifle. They learned that he was not registered to own a gun and arrested him, the court document said.

They also found more than 350 rounds of ammunition, a billy club and a machete with a 12-inch blade.

Posted January 9, 2016 by
Arrest, Crime, Mental Health, WTF | no comments

54 Year Old Lisa Marie Missing Since 1/5/16 in Blaine, MN

54 year old Lisa Marie has been missing since January, 5, 2016 in Blaine, Minnesota. Lisa Marie was last seen leaving her home on the 800 block of 129 Ave. NE at about 6:30 p.m. on January 5. She is considered to be at risk due to her struggles with mental issues.

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Investigators say 54-year-old Lisa Marie left her home on the 800 block of 129th Ave. Northeast on foot Wednesday and has not been seen since. Marie may be struggling with mental health concerns, and law enforcement believe her well-being is at risk.

Lisa Marie is 5 feet 3 inches tall, and was last seen wearing a longer tan coat, a tan long sleeve shirt, jeans and white winter boots.

If anyone has seen or has any information regarding Lisa Marie or knows of her whereabouts is asked to call Blaine Police at 763-427-1212

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