PreExisting Conditions. Putting the CARING Back In Health CARE
UPDATE Originally posted October 11, 2018. After fighting tooth & nail, vowing to "Repeal & Replace ObamaCARE" for YEARS, Texas Senator John Cornyn appears to have FINALLY figured out that ObamaCARE Saves Lives.
Urging Texans to sign-up for ObamaCARE amid the Covid-19 Crisis, there's one fly in the ointment he seems to have forgotten about.
We are outside the Open Enrollment Period.
Millions of Americans who lost their jobs due to Nation-wide, State-wide, City-wide Executive Orders for people to Stay Home likely also lost the Employer-Sponsored Health Plans & are now Uninsured.
When asked earlier this year if he would issue an Executive Order granting a Special Election Period for ObamaCARE, #PresidentPineSol declared he would NOT.
In checking with the Health Insurance Market Place this morning, I'm not certain an Executive Order is even required.
In a normal year, there is no late Enrollment outside of the sign-up window to get covered.
It looks to me that people who lost their Insurance due to Unemployment have an automatic SEP just like with MediCARE & Medicaid.
Here is the link for anyone who needs coverage:
When I reflect back on all of the efforts over the past several years to "Repeal & Replace ObamaCARE" & all of the attacks SPECIALLY over Coverage for PEOPLE with Pre-Existing Conditions it makes me more determined than ever to keep Volunteering for Democrats in Election 2020.
Each & every one of us is one accident away from becoming a PreExisting Condition ourselves. Let's think for a minute what that means. We can be healthy one minute, then be involved in a devastating accident out on the freeway. Our lives forever changed because accidents can happen to anyone at anytime regardless of Age, Sickness or Health.
Yesterday, the #ApprenticePresident took another swing at Democrats on the subject of people with Pre-existing conditions out on the campaign trail & even attacked former Senator John McCain on his voting record of keeping valuable protections for people with PreExisting Conditions instead of totally dismantling ObamaCARE - then went on to publish an Editorial about Medicare.
Earlier this week, 1st Lady Melania Trump toured several 3rd world nations including those receiving US-Taxpayer Dollars from the World Health Organization, protesting the #ApprenticePresident attempting to cut funding from the Federal Budget.
What as a Nation should be our priority in spending US Tax Payer Dollars earmarked for HEALTH CARE???