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Obama ensures Americans protected against insurance abuse

New legislation puts USA on track to single-payer system.

Obama did not chicken out of pushing the nation toward universal health care. Quite the contrary.December 2, 2011: Rick Ungar writes in Forbes about the reasons why Obama's newest health care legislation is successful, pointing out in particular that insurers will no longer be able to profit grossly from their clients. Ungar details how the clause ensuring premiums pay for health care — not profits — will benefit Americans in the long term.

"I have long argued that the impact of the Affordable Care Act is not nearly as big of a deal as opponents would have you believe. At the end of the day, the law is — in the main — little more than a successful effort to put an end to some of the more egregious health insurer abuses while creating an environment that should bring more Americans into programs that will give them at least some of the health care coverage they need.

There is, however, one notable exception — and it's one that should have a long lasting and powerful impact on the future of health care in our country..."

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Posted: December 07, 2011

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