TEE wrote:So now it looks like they want to cover illegals in the HealthCare plan. This is a cluster fuck of epic proportions.
B Luc wrote:TEE wrote:So now it looks like they want to cover illegals in the HealthCare plan. This is a cluster fuck of epic proportions.
The Democrats, trying to stiffen their party's spines on the contentious issue, say it's unfair to bar illegal immigrants from paying their own way in a government-sponsored exchange.
"Legal permanent residents should be able to purchase their plans, and they should also be eligible for subsidies if they need it. Undocumented, if they can afford it, should be able to buy their own private plans. It keeps them out of the emergency room," said Rep. Michael M. Honda,
Giggles wrote:The point is to allow them to purchase private plans to keep them from using emergency rooms as their PCP. Right or wrong who knows, but ERs will never deny anyone care so you may want to look at it as a dollars & cents issue.
tballa55 wrote:umm don't illegal immigrants get free care already? they get a cold and they go to an ER. you think those bills actually get paid?
uconnrecruitingviolator wrote:is that the same joe wilson that voted to extend medicaid to illegal immigrants in 06? the bill was passed in a republican house and senate and signed by a republican president.
they're all fucking frauds.
Giggles wrote:The point exactly. ERs have to have someone available that speaks the language of the care recipient, even if it's Ugric, they have to provide care, even if nobody is going to pay for it, and they can't turn people away. And the lines at ERs are atrocious now. Might as well have them go to a shitty community health center. That's the idea, anyways.
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