Today the White House announced another, Constitutionally illegal (the fourteenth to be exact), executive policy change to the ObamaCare Law. They will allow folks with cancelled plans to purchase those crappy bare-bones “catastrophic” plans that weren’t good enough when the law was first passed, but now that it is a complete disaster, those plans are fine.
Hundreds of thousands of people whose health plans are being canceled because their coverage doesn’t meet Obamacare rules will be exempt next year from the U.S. mandate that all Americans carry medical insurance.
People losing coverage will now be allowed to buy bare-bones “catastrophic” insurance that the law usually limits to those younger than age 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said yesterday. Others can opt out completely without the threat of the fines being imposed next year on the uninsured as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
So yesterday this type of plan wasn’t good enough for any American, any where. Today, they are perfectly acceptable. And, they are only acceptable because your government says they are acceptable.