Obamacare: Bureaucrats, Not Patients are the Focus
October 29, 2013
People want to be able to trust their President.
When he said "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan," many Americans believed him.
But keeping the insurance you liked was never a real possibility under Obamacare.
By design, the law requires every single new health plan, and any existing plan that's been altered over the past three years, to satisfy the one-size-fits-all requirements of Washington central-planners.
That means millions of Americans are losing their current coverage -- even though many liked their plans -- plans that were tailored to work for them, meet their specific needs, and fit into their family budgets.
Unsurprisingly, though, when placating bureaucrats is the rule, patients certainly can't be the focus.
The President did say "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan." But he simultaneously championed a law that replaced custom care with cookie-cutter care.
Millions are being booted from their health plans as a result.