I have noticed on more than one forum a GRAVE MISUNDERSTANDING of the cost of any of these health care bills.
Over and over I see "well 1.2 trillion over 10 years for 300 million people is only....".
PEOPLE LISTEN UP!!!! That 1.2 trillion (that will grow) is to cover the people who cannot get insurance now because of pre-existing conditions OR they can't afford it. Actually most of it is administrative costs.
You will STILL have to pay your own premium. Okay? You will NOT get a break with this plan. If anything, the costs of all health related items will go up, since medical equipment companies, drug companies, etc., are going to be taxed more to pay for this. Well they will just raise their prices which will effect ALL of us.
The "rich" will also be taxed more, which means they will lay more people off or raise their prices or both.
Okay, just wanted to make sure no one thought the 1.2 trillion was going to pay for their insurance too.