By Glenn & Terry Smith
Are we the only people who are worried?
The health care bill is taking away our freedom and increasing our healthcare costs. This will be the first time that the government has mandated that you must buy a product or service. If the government can mandate that you must buy health insurance, they can mandate that if you are over weight you must join a government approved health club or diet plan at your expense. Goodbye chips, donuts and ice cream. Dear Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, can I have popcorn at the movies. Healthcare coverage and what is included is no longer up to each individual for their specific needs, but decided by a government bureaucrat who knows what is best for you.
So far some of the mandates include:
Children up to age 26 can remain under their parent’s healthcare coverage; employers now must include coverage for contraception and abortion just to name two.
No matter what your view on these issues you should be aware that it increases your health insurance cost. Insurance companies don’t pickup the added cost; they pass it on to you.