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November 7, 2013 at 7:37 AM

New health insurance doesn’t own up to the hype

Notions that prior plans were substandard is a lie I want to add to the many voices of people on the individual insurance market who say their health insurance plans were pretty much ruined by Obamacare [“Canceled health insurance plans add to angst of change,” page one, Nov. 3] Our plans in the past covered our…


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September 24, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Obamacare opinions split along party lines

No free ride Carol Sterling rejects Obamacare because she doesn’t “agree with the flippin’ government telling me we have to do something.” [“Insuring Health: Coming changes polarize state,” page one, Sept. 22.] The problem with such an attitude is that, if and when she gets sick or has an accident, she will end up at Harborview…


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August 24, 2013 at 7:07 AM

The Affordable Care Act

Health care is needed I am sick an tired of the bad rap that the president is getting over the Affordable Care Act. [“Health-insurance costs rise, but more slowly,” News, Aug. 21.] This country should have had this 20 years ago. We are the only industrialized country that didn’t have something for its citizens until this…


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