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Obamacare Memes

12 July 2013

History of Obamacare: Memes Edition

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May 23rd, 2010

 President Obama signs the Affordable Care Act (colloquially "Obamacare"). Oprah has yet to gift her audience a generous insurance policy.

January 1st, 2011

Obamacare gives seniors a 50% discount on brand name prescription drugs and 14% off generic brands, saving $1.5 billion in prescription drugs for those enrolled in Medicare Part D through 2011.

June 28th, 2012

The Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), despite 26 states suing because the individual mandate was arguably "unconstitutional".

July 12, 2012

GOP-led House of Representatives votes for the 33rd time to repeal Obamacare. Public opinion of the law is split 47-47.

October 4th, 2012

In the Denver presidential debate, President Obama calls out the hypocrisy of Obamacare opponent Mitt Romney, who helped form a universal healthcare plan similar to the Affordable Care Act dubbed "Romneycare" in Massachusetts as governor in 2006 but denounced Obamacare in his presidential run.

January 1st, 2013

In its first year, Obamacare's 80/20 rule, where insurance companies must spend at least 80 cents of every dollar on healthcare and not advertisements or executive salaries, saves Americans $1.5 billion (more than twice the worldwide gross of 2012's The Amazing-Spider-Man film).

May 17th, 2013

House Republicans attempt to repeal Obamacare for the 37th time, costing taxpayers an estimated $50 million.

June 26th, 2013

The Supreme Court rules DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) is unconstitutional: Gay marriage in California resumes, granting same-sex marriages equal protection under federal tax laws and Obamacare.

October 1st, 2013

Health insurance marketplaces open across the country, offering low to middle income individuals and families subsidies to help pay for plans. Read more about Covered California (the state's marketplace).

January 1st, 2014

All Americans will have guaranteed issue, meaning insurance companies must cover them no matter what preexisting conditions.

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11 July 2013

Papa Johns Cuts Employee Hours, Not Just Pizza

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November 2012

Papa Johns threatens to take a pizza cutter to employees' hours to avoid paying for their health insurance if Obamacare remains the law.

November - December 2012

CEO John Schnatter hikes up pizza prices.

Papa Johns gives away 2 million free pies for the Superbowl: still no healthcare for employees.

Schnatter holds a $25,000 per person reception for Mitt Romney, who aims to repeal Obamacare if elected president (despite forming a similar universal healthcare law in Massachussetts when governor).

July 2013 

Obamacare delays the employer mandate, giving Papa John's a second chance to provide affordable health insurance to employees.

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27 June 2013

No Insurance? Pay $95 Tax in 2014, $695 in 2016

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No Insurance? Pay $95 Tax in 2014, $695 in 2016
  • There's only one way to avoid penalties on your tax return: buy health insurance.
  • Remarkably, it will be much cheaper beginning October 1st, 2013 if you shop for Covered California plans.
  • Learn all you need to know about Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) here!
  • Learn more from your local Los Angeles insurance agents at 818.251.5000.

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21 June 2013

Insurance Companies Can't Impose Annual Dollar Limits

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Insurance Companies Can't Impose Annual Dollar Limits

Not even the bubonic plague can stop you from getting coverage.

In 2014:

- Brought to you by Obamacare

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21 June 2013

Aetna Quits Selling Individual Health Insurance In California

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Aetna Quits Selling Individual Health Insurance In California

All individual Aetna plans will be cancelled December 31st, 2013.

Read why Aetna won't sell individual health insurance in California.

Hint: It has to do with Obamacare.

Oh, and Covered California too.

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