BUNKERVILLE | God, Guns and Guts Comrades!

Obamacare has been swallowed up with all of the news out there. I caught this story, and thought it worthy of a post. For anyone who thought that at the worst, we might be able to purchase our own private insurance, this is a lesson. You think that you will escape the government? Ireland now increased a 40 percent “levy” on insurance companies. “Levy”??

Despite the fact that all individuals have access to public health insurance, a near majority of Irish residents also buy private health insurance as well. In June 2012, 2,123 million people — or 46.3 percent of the population — held private health insurance.

Private health insurance, however, is under attack. In June 2012 there were 61,000 less people privately insured than in June 2011.

The reason for this is the rise in cost of private health insurance, due in part to a 40 per cent increase in…

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. bunkerville
    Sep 24, 2012 @ 16:47:39

    Thanks for the link!

    Reply

  2. The Conservative Hill Billy
    Sep 26, 2012 @ 08:38:47

    you are welcome!

    Reply

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