Under ObamaCare, It's Quit Smoking or Pay the Price-Literally
Smokers who thought they were getting a sweet deal from ObamaCare may want to think twice before lighting up again. According to a January 24 Associated Press article, one of the many well--concealed provisions of the bill that then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Congress had to pass "so that you can find out what's in it" could make health insurance cost up to 50 percent more for Americans with cigarette habits--especially longstanding ones.
ObamaCare was ostensibly designed to make health insurance affordable to Americans. It prohibits in itsurers from turning down or charging more to individuals with pre-existing conditions and even certain conditions (such as …
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Publication information: Article title: Under ObamaCare, It's Quit Smoking or Pay the Price-Literally. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: The New American. Volume: 29. Issue: 4 Publication date: February 18, 2013. Page number: 7. © 2009 American Opinion Publishing, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2013 Gale Group.
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