(PRWEB) November 04, 2013
Of the 14 million consumers who buy their healthcare individually, it is likely that up to 11.2 million (80 percent) will have their policies cancelled by their insurer. These cancellations are already being sent to consumers as a consequence of the provisions within the Affordable Care Act. In spite of assurances by President Obama that “if you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health plan,” there is evidence that the White House knew that these cancellations would occur as early as July 2010 (1).
With the Obamacare website https://www.healthcare.gov plagued by glitches (2), it may be difficult for many of these individuals to replace the policies being cancelled. When they do, they are finding that the premiums in most cases are far higher (3).
Steven Trobiani, M.D. warned of these problems in his book “Sustainable Healthcare Reform: Harnessing the Power of Capitalism to Fund Our Social Needs” published through Amazon.com in June of 2013. Furthermore, Dr. Trobiani warns that the above numbers are likely to more than triple as the insurers send similar letters to small business owners cancelling the plans covering them and their employees.
More than a warning of the problems contained within Obamacare, Dr. Trobiani’s book offers a path forward which will serve to make healthcare truly affordable. His plan will
1.Meyers, Lisa and Rappleye, Hannah, “Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance”, NBC News, 10/29/2013, 7:44 a.m.
2.Goldstein, Amy, “HealthCare.gov’s glitches prompt Obama to call in more computer experts”, Washington Post, 10/20/2013.
3.Terhune, Chad, “Some health insurance gets pricier as Obamacare rolls out”, Los Angeles Times, 10/27/2013.