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Obamacare Punishes Smokers: Why not the Promiscuous? (Commiecare™ to cover HIV/AIDS?)

Obamacare Punishes Smokers: Why not the Promiscuous? (Commiecare™ to cover HIV/AIDS?)

 

National Review ^ | 1/26/13 | Wesley J. Smith

 

Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013 5:19:17 PM by Libloather

 

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Obamacare outlawed underwriting by health insurance companies. In other words, if we are diagnosed with cancer, run 10Ks, have diabetes or a family history of heart attacks, we all pay the same price.

 

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Fine. But there is one big exception. Smokers, who can be charged a huge insurance surcharge for their unhealthy habit.

 

 

**SNIP**

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This financial stick is entirely political. Notice we never hear experts wanting to “punish” the promiscuous for the cost burden they inflict on the health care system. Yet people who sleep around, like smokers and the obese, cost the rest of us plenty–what with promiscuity leading to sexually transmitted diseases, some cancers, HIV, unwanted pregnancies, mental health issues, etc. Why isn’t what is good for the goose also good for the gander?

 

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via Obamacare Punishes Smokers: Why not the Promiscuous? (Commiecare™ to cover HIV/AIDS?).

 

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