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Another ObamaCare Surprise: Estate Recovery [Pic+]

If you like your house, you can keep your house (well not really)

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Another ObamaCare Surprise: Estate Recovery [Pic+]. If you like your house, you can keep your house (well not really)
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MrPeabody
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 1795 Posts
Thursday, December 26, 2013 2:37:15 AM
Insurance still takes estate money if you die owing money.


Did you think that through? The purpose of insurance is to cover or limit any expenses you might incur. If I have to have surgery, my BCBS will cover pretty much all of it. After I die they will not try to recover what they have paid out for that surgery. On the other hand if I have Obamacare/medicaid, the cost of that surgery will be taken from my estate. Like I said before (and is the point of the article), most people signing up for the Obamacare/medicaid option are unaware of this as it is not clearly explained.

lauriloo
Female, 40-49, Midwest US
 1805 Posts
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 9:32:03 PM
"they could have kept their insurance"

Insurance still takes estate money if you die owing money. Really, truly don't see your point here.

MrPeabody
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 1795 Posts
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 7:09:26 AM
This isn't news nor does it have anything to do with Obamacare.


^^Didn`t read article/doesn`t understand. Go back to sleep.

furrything
Male, 50-59, Europe
 800 Posts
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 9:15:21 PM
Well, they're coming for your pensions, so why not your house, too?

wiscesq
Male, 30-39, Midwest US
 83 Posts
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 7:48:10 PM
Medicare and Medicaid have used estate recovery for decades. This isn't news nor does it have anything to do with Obamacare. Those programs have always been like that.

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