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Here's Why Obamacare is Good News

  • You will finally have a place to compare plans and coverage

  • All plans will offer a comprehensive set of benefits, including physician visits, preventive care, hospital stays, and prescriptions

  • Discrimination based on gender or pre-existing conditions is banned thanks to Obamacare

  • Many families and small businesses will qualify for a break on their monthly premiums through a tax credit
Senator Hughes Urges People to Enroll in Obamacare

Man thought he’d be dead in six months, but is thriving thanks to Obamacare

By Michelangelo Signorile | February 2, 2016

Dan is a gay man from Michigan who called my radio program on SiriusXM Progress on Oct. 23. He sounded frantic. He’d received one of the infamous cancellation letters from his insurance company, he said.

“I am a person who has Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan,” he explained. “I have a $1,000 deductible, and I get $4,000 worth of AIDS medication every month for $40. I got the cancellation notice and have looked since 3 a.m. on Oct. 1 for a comparable policy, and it’s not out there for prescription coverage. I am going to be one of the people who are going to be screwed by Obamacare. And I really support the president. I’m glad that people who are uninsured can get insurance. But my real-life story is: I’m going to be screwed.”

Dan said that he’d gone to the federal exchange at, and also to an online broker. He said he couldn’t find any insurance that wasn’t twice the cost of what he was paying (and covered his drugs), including from his current provider.

Continue Reading at the Huffington Post »

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Offices of State Senator Vincent Hughes

4950 Parkside Avenue | Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215.879.7777
Fax: 215.879.7778
Senate Box 203007
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3007
Phone: 717.787.7112
Fax: 717.772.0579
Senator Hughes Urges People to Enroll in Obamacare