Why Obamacare Doesn't Work As Promised

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President Obama made many promises to the American people regarding health care reform - but the Affordable Care Act was destined to fail. Why? Lanhee Chen of the Hoover Institute explains why government-run health care is not the answer.
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Alex Ar
Alex Ar 12 цагийн өмнө
MEDICARE FOR ALL tax the damn rich
Free Dom#1
Free Dom#1 5 өдрийн өмнө
Joe Biden said he doing a green new deal.
G. T
G. T 21 өдрийн өмнө
I disagree with this. Having healthcare for all will solve so many issues. 1. People wont go bankrupt in an emergency. 2. Prices will go down, now that companies will have to compete to sell their products to the government. 3. It will weed out loads of corruption in the healthcare industry. Ex. Many hospitals ignored 15 minute tests to prove if a patient has covid and instead sent it to the lab, because they make more money that way. Private healthcare companies are corrupt. And people are eating it up.
Lisa Stewart
Lisa Stewart 26 өдрийн өмнө
You can’t get a pacemaker anymore. You have to wear an external one for months waiting for approved.
Lisa Stewart
Lisa Stewart 26 өдрийн өмнө
Uninsured gets better cheaper care than anyone else.
PAX 33
PAX 33 Сарын өмнө
What people don’t understand is that ACA, as initially designed, was never implemented. What you have now is a ghost of ACA with many patches here and there...ACA is not perfect, far from it, but the alternatives are worse. Critics of ACA are right but they never came with a better system, reason Republicans never offered a concrete health care system plan. There is none. Pragmatically, like it or not, most Americans approve ACA when you ask for what they want without labeling ‘ACA’. In ACA, you pay for your health care, like it or not. In others, you pay for others without knowing it. At the end, you will pay for your health care. Nothing is free in life. The solution is not a single payer system...we need competition. However, the government can offer a low cost health care plan for the very basic that pays for itself, like an insurance company, which was actually the initial design of ACA - but the budget would come from those who are in the system and not from those who opted out, who also have the option for private insurance. Ironically, the blueprint of ACA came from the very Republicans who criticize it and implemented by Mitt Romney in MA. I am a centrist but any criticism should also be accompanied with concrete better solutions. It is easy to criticize but hard to offer better plans. Also, ACA and Bernie Sanders’ crazy ideas are two different beasts. It is misleading to lump them together.
ramlin35
ramlin35 Сарын өмнө
Umbilical Hernia surgery with Laparoscopic: US: $16,000 -$20,000 MX: $2,500 in private hospital
ramlin35
ramlin35 Сарын өмнө
Many people not only from Texas but also from Pennsylvania (the Amish) come to the US- Mexico border to get quality healthcare at a fairer price than the US. There's even an American owned hospital across the border called Star Medica that caters to Americans. So yes, you can get quality private healthcare in Mexico. It's a huge cottage industry in mexican border towns along with dental and pharmacies.
VaultB0y99
VaultB0y99 Сарын өмнө
"You know what they say about big hands, free markets!"
Alpha 1
Alpha 1 Сарын өмнө
If ACA was so great, why did our "representatives" exempt themselves?
Brad Rosser
Brad Rosser Сарын өмнө
The poor puppet is what most ppl know Obama as. Not just the puppet but the poor puppet. DC ate this guy alive. And Americans paid for it.
Lisa Longo
Lisa Longo Сарын өмнө
Democratic socialists think we have an unlimited amount of money.
Legalize Shemp
Legalize Shemp Сарын өмнө
Could it be because it was thought up by idiots? Actually I think it did what it was supposed to, the destruction of the middle class.
Y F Khan
Y F Khan Сарын өмнө
Why Trump and the Republicans cannot and did not get rid of Obamacare when they could of at the beginning of Trump's first term? The Republicans had the majority of both houses in congress at that time so they could of scrapped Obamacare and the Democrats cannot do anything to stop it.
Y F Khan
Y F Khan Сарын өмнө
The greater problem that I see is the HIGH cost of medical care. In relative to other countries, out of pocket costs for the in U.S. costs exponentially more than in other countries for the same procedures and/or medications. Why is that? Under the present system, Instead of government bureaucrats in a single payer system deciding who gets what the corporate bureaucrats in the insurance companies are already doing that. So what is the difference? So that needs to be talked about too. This is what makes socialism look attractive in the eyes of many.
Some Dandy
Some Dandy Сарын өмнө
Watching this in 2020, thinking "And then the lock-downs happened."
Makadidu
Makadidu Сарын өмнө
There's not much difference being fleeced by the government or being fleeced by big Pharma. Control big Pharma, and I would agree with you. Also government could do more to be honest about diet and to promote healthier ways to eat by getting out of the pocket of big Food (or big Farma).
Whitefoot
Whitefoot Сарын өмнө
Obamacare don't work because Obama don't care.
Marlin E.
Marlin E. Сарын өмнө
You aren’t sorry B.O. or whatever your name is or whoever the heck you are you knew from the start what it is that you were saying and doing from the start but that’s the kind of individual you are l just feel sorry for the people who trusted you you preyed on their weakness,vulnerability, and their lack of knowledge you appeared like a thief in the night.
AmericaFirstMapping
AmericaFirstMapping Сарын өмнө
When you bomb the middle east for 8 years and still get a Nobel peace prize
Selome Kebour
Selome Kebour Сарын өмнө
Definitely inaccurate information about ER (A&E) services actually.
A Voice of Reason
A Voice of Reason Сарын өмнө
Because it was a scam to make insurance CEOs billions of dollars?!
D W
D W Сарын өмнө
Millions lost their insurance and more. This was created as a tax.
Jerry
Jerry Сарын өмнө
I finally figure out how the figures come up from the 8962 Form of the 1040. They come up from the figures on the 1095A sent to you by Anthem. Then you need to tell the insurance like Cover California, on how much you will be making in the current year but if you don't your tax will not be the difference in premiums that Covered CA charges vs the premiums you paid when your gross income was increasing- this was based on the tables provided or 'applicable figures" on line 7. It will be the amount of benefits like one of my clients who made 94k from the previous year to 140k for the current year. They didn't tell Covered CA, that their income increased, so they had to pay the benefits between the 94k premiums and the 140k premiums- about 32K in taxes for the year. Also in that 8962, the poverty line is 20780
eNBee
eNBee Сарын өмнө
Gotta watch this video before MNpost takes it down
Merlin Rakow
Merlin Rakow Сарын өмнө
Only the uneducated and entitled people think this is a good thing.
Matthew Jackson
Matthew Jackson Сарын өмнө
So what is the better program - everybody fend for themselves? Let the destitute and impoverished die out on the streets like animals?
Faddidaddi
Faddidaddi Сарын өмнө
The way he talks in his speeches is OBNOXIOUS
Legalize Shemp
Legalize Shemp Сарын өмнө
That's cause he only talks about his sorry ass.
Jeff S.
Jeff S. Сарын өмнө
I live in Canada and know first hand how messed up this is. My family lives in Asia where they have a two pronged healthcare system private and public. That reduces the cost of healthcare overall. Last year I when I was in Asia, I found out I had to get a test done. There, the wait was 1 week. I decided to do it back in Canada to save money. It took SIX MONTHS!! And that was on top of the fact that my doctor was so incompetent in referrals that my case was lost in the paperwork. Because of that I was moved to the top of the list. It would have probably taken 8 months to a year. My elderly great aunt jokes all the time that there is no use for a Canadian doctor because either you die or live long enough to get cured of the illness by yourself. Canada doesn't have free healthcare. Our taxes are through the roof. I would say that most Americans (except for the very poor) complain too much for healthcare because they didn't save for a rainy day. Here in Canada the difference is that the government forces us to save for that rainy day. As a centrist, I believe that American healthcare is not without it's issues. There are for profit hospitals that charge an arm and a leg for simple procedures. That practice needs to stop!
Trey Woods
Trey Woods Сарын өмнө
LOL! I know Rand Paul is from KY and not TX but didn’t that Republican go to Canada for quality affordable healthcare treatment instead of using American healthcare...umm yeah he did. Americans go to Canada for quality affordable care and prescription drugs all the time cause US for profit system is broken.
Richard Fox
Richard Fox Сарын өмнө
Because the Republicans took so much out that it can't function properly. Do you want every American to get good healthcare or don't you? If you don't give a s**t about poorer Americans having to go without even basic healthcare - then I pity you and your shrivelled soul.
Creeper1000TZ
Creeper1000TZ Сарын өмнө
The nhs is shit because the government gives them a small budget
Creeper1000TZ
Creeper1000TZ Сарын өмнө
Why it doesn’t work cos trump stop funding it
Creeper1000TZ
Creeper1000TZ Сарын өмнө
@RJTHERAGE GAMER but trump stopped funding for Obama care it was something he did in the first year
RJTHERAGE GAMER
RJTHERAGE GAMER Сарын өмнө
BRAIN WASH
Pau Griga
Pau Griga Сарын өмнө
Very misleading video, it didn't adress the issues of USA healthcare, but oversize the issues of another countries.....
Congruent Crib
Congruent Crib 2 сарын өмнө
I think something that would be beneficial is healthcare not being a necessity. Being able to pay off medical bills by one’s own wallet. It’s known that hospitals up charge everything astronomically. Health care shouldn’t be required to live, it should be a luxury used for those of us who are less fortunate to have medical issues. Yet right now we have it more as a safety net, for if we get injured or something happen, we would be covered. It’s marketing via fear of the unknown, profiting off high cost on cheap products, and rifling people into debt.
JayBoyModz
JayBoyModz 2 сарын өмнө
My favorite part was getting fined $600 for the healthcare I didn't want and couldn't afford! Thanks Obama
Yannis Karageorgiou
Yannis Karageorgiou 2 сарын өмнө
This video was mostly just lies.
Joshua Latham
Joshua Latham 2 сарын өмнө
I'm from the UK and a lot of that is false about our healthcare. Plain and simple. The *ONLY* thing that was true was the wait times. Wait times are long, but _again_ it's called triage. Your twisted ankle can wait. Another thing, we actually pay a crap ton in "national insurance", so no, it still isn't free. I'm a young healthy male with no history of illness and no family illness but I have to pay almost 3K a year. Which when you factor in average wage etc. it's about the same in the US (if not more). So what's my point? My point is that yes, our healthcare isn't "as good" as the healthcare in the US, but everybody has a right to care without a bill at the end of it. Whether you pay your NI or not. People who cannot afford our "insurance" aren't kicked out to the street, they're treated. Hey, and this isn't even mentioning we have private healthcare over here too. There are caveats to "free" healthcare, but poor people wont die because they can't afford it.
TheNebraska402
TheNebraska402 2 сарын өмнө
Overweight: here's a pair of running shoes
Anthony Richardson
Anthony Richardson 2 сарын өмнө
This guy is guilty of the Strawman Fallacy. The ACA is a conservative idea. Private health insurance, sold as a fungible product, on public exchanges.
blumobean
blumobean 2 сарын өмнө
It worked just as it was designed. Designed to move to socialist heath care.
Slim Jim Sanji
Slim Jim Sanji 2 сарын өмнө
Obamacare was Obama's legacy. It failed almost as much his presidency.
cliff krahenbill
cliff krahenbill 2 сарын өмнө
Oh man Biden’s HC will be worst then this 😅😅 they even wouldn’t how to figured it out. With every time your on Biden’s HP you must be sniff if your a woman.
Trumpet
Trumpet 2 сарын өмнө
Ok
LMETFY
LMETFY 2 сарын өмнө
Not true everything true in this video. I would definitely go to another county for good and accessible dental care. And here it’s just overpriced like crazy, and not good. It’s is fast, but not good. And if you want good, it’s possible to find here in America, but those doctors are rare, expensive and hard to get appointment.
S M
S M 2 сарын өмнө
funny how the NYT is rightfully considered a non trustworthy piece of woke crap unless ur trying to paint a dystopian fantasy as in this video....shame
Bill Cuddyer
Bill Cuddyer 2 сарын өмнө
MOVED TO RUMBLE @@####
hillary clinton
hillary clinton 2 сарын өмнө
What? It was never promised to work......
thomas aquinas
thomas aquinas 2 сарын өмнө
Remember one thing about the Left: they believe there's a huge pot of gold under the Capitol (it's really in NYC) that should just be doled out in benefits. Thus, everything should be free (sic). That's why when they say this Senator 'didn't get anything done' they don't mean cutting the deficit, or bringing our people home. No, they just mean: where are the spoils of war (from DC)...
Tiago Brandão
Tiago Brandão 2 сарын өмнө
I took a look at the winners of nobel prizes in medicine in the last 10 years. Yes, there are several american winners, but the vast majority of those winners are from universities, not private institutes. This video is the classic "sure what you propose might sound good, but let's *really* focus on the negatives so that I don't have a reason to change, because not changing benefits me" and a good chunk of it isn't even true.
Ethan Aylett
Ethan Aylett 2 сарын өмнө
The plan I had before Obamacare is no longer available. It was eliminated year 1. I loved my premium and loved my deductible. Now my premium is 3x as much and deductible 15x higher. Thanks Obama. Liar.
F430 Ferrari
F430 Ferrari 2 сарын өмнө
Hard working Middle class paying for the lazy bums. The Democrat motto.
JF Calderon
JF Calderon 2 сарын өмнө
Obama attacking 8 countrys and Nobel give Him a peace Nobel Nobel wtfffff
Evan Blakeney
Evan Blakeney 2 сарын өмнө
Govt makes services worse and more expensive. Look at the DMV, social security offices, and states with gov't ran liquor stores. No one does it better than the private sector.
awsumguy7680
awsumguy7680 2 сарын өмнө
he makes some good points but still you shouldn't have to pay to live. always talking about how life is so important and abortion is bad while at the same time not caring if you can't afford for cancer treatment and saying you should work harder for money.
DutyofCall
DutyofCall 2 сарын өмнө
Profit not only brings innovation but also greed to make money out of people illnesses.
Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas 2 сарын өмнө
Obama sucks was cheap first year then tripled in price 2 year get rid of it mr trump
HALONGBay LVV
HALONGBay LVV 2 сарын өмнө
You are right. Socialists are charlatans. Guys like Sanders will go to private hospitals too.
thecamil10
thecamil10 2 сарын өмнө
I have been using the NHS and I never paid for private health here after 15 years living here. I have had some more expensive exams recently and it all went fine and I have had good treatment. Prescription is subsidised and they are capped to less than £10. It is not perfect, but it is good overall. I am originally from Brazil and I had to pay for private healthcare they were very expensive, especially if you were older and they didn’t cover pre-existing conditions. To have access to the best hospitals you had to pay a lot of money monthly. US system? Thanks, but no, thanks!
mcdonalds1499
mcdonalds1499 2 сарын өмнө
Obummer is just the worst US ever had
Yup yup
Yup yup 2 сарын өмнө
It does work it makes him and other democrates millions of dollars a year.
Greg Heller
Greg Heller 2 сарын өмнө
Because as all of Obama's programs, it wasn't intended to help the citizens, just a program to help a few percentage of Americans that were already very rich.
norberto valentin
norberto valentin 2 сарын өмнө
The health care industry owned Obama I am not surprised hes not part of this planned Covid .Presidents are useless puppets
norberto valentin
norberto valentin 2 сарын өмнө
And don't forget under obamas watch there was 7 wars , so that the Elites can control more oil and morgan chase, Rothschild's , etc can put their banks in those countries
Judy Criblear
Judy Criblear 2 сарын өмнө
Are you fibbing. Or just downright Lying.
Hvy Duty
Hvy Duty 2 сарын өмнө
Obama's people brag after that was passed about how that it was based on lies upon lies upon lies nothing but deception
R D
R D 2 сарын өмнө
Why don't they just follow Australian standards lol we pay for public healthcare in our taxes
Gregory Teeple
Gregory Teeple 2 сарын өмнө
The affordable care act hurt my parents very badly financially. Empty promises and unintended consequences. They were better off before.
Pascal Mercedes
Pascal Mercedes 2 сарын өмнө
Your talking of England..but they where govern by the right conservatives..!!
Pamela Hermano
Pamela Hermano 2 сарын өмнө
Yup, so true! I live in Canada, and these downsides are all true.
wadders65
wadders65 2 сарын өмнө
Your analysis of NHS in UK is wildly inaccurate, please listeners don't accept their analysis.
Mythical Ditto
Mythical Ditto 2 сарын өмнө
This dude needs to do his research. Glad I live in CANADA. I'm a type 1 diabetic, get appointments when I want, get all of my meds, healthier than most non-diabetic people. People who downplay quality of life in Canada have zero brain cells I swear. Also tons of breakthrough medical research comes out of Canadian universities. Search up Mcmaster or U of Toronto research and you'll always find new shit.
Mythical Ditto
Mythical Ditto 2 сарын өмнө
@Kathy Young mnpost.info/zone/edHZirW8jL13iWE/video
Kathy Young
Kathy Young 2 сарын өмнө
My friend in Toronto had to wait 7 months for ANY breast cancer treatment (mine in the US started in a week), and meanwhile her cancer spread. She had to have a double mastectomy.
Grizzlyx9
Grizzlyx9 2 сарын өмнө
lies
homlac1
homlac1 2 сарын өмнө
Can you make the comparative with Mexico? please.
R E
R E 2 сарын өмнө
Marketplace (ACA) for my wife $1000 per month. But that come with a $17,000 dedectuble. So after $12,000 dollars of premium we still gotta pay 17,000 before a benefit kicks in.
Tonya 4 real
Tonya 4 real 2 сарын өмнө
You mean this OBAMA don’t care Insurance. It sucks!!!
Vibe Tribe
Vibe Tribe 2 сарын өмнө
becuz obama don't care :)
Nurul Alam
Nurul Alam 2 сарын өмнө
I live in the UK. My mother in law has diabetes and she gets regular treatments, checkups, tests etc all free of costs. And her medication is also heavily subsidised. She used ambulance service couple of times and once a chopper was sent for her but as her condition was not as serious as we initially thought, they called it off and took her to ER using the ambulance instead. She calls up doc almost everyweek and visits doctors whenever she feels like. Because of this, sometimes i wish NHS wasn’t free just so i didn’t have to deal with this as often lol. I absolutely Don't understand how can you say Brits have a bellow-per health care system compared to Americans. This is just silly.
S M
S M 2 сарын өмнө
i came here to comment this...the nyt is a woke piece of fantasy crap....until u can use sell crap to sell ur story. expected more from prageur tbh
Mario Rubi-Torres
Mario Rubi-Torres 2 сарын өмнө
Anyone who lives in New York City will usually wait for about two to three hours in both the EMERGENCY ROOM and for scheduled appointments.
Ryan Shaw
Ryan Shaw 2 сарын өмнө
All right so I'm physically conservative but I definitely do leave America to go to Japan for my health care services because I trust them and it is less than 10% of the cost. I got a crown for under $200 with no insurance I got a colonoscopy for $150 and paid in cash as I walked out of the hospital.. the vast fraud and overcharging that is done by every single medical facility in America makes me never ever want to have to go to one here
Dr. surag ahmed Baqer
Dr. surag ahmed Baqer 2 сарын өмнө
Fake ass university
Dylan Sikes
Dylan Sikes 2 сарын өмнө
Obama is like every other politician. Broken promises!
K. G.
K. G. 2 сарын өмнө
He's trans
Red River Aerial Photography
Red River Aerial Photography 2 сарын өмнө
I am retired on a retired insurance program and my cost went up 400%! Hussein Care did more damage than anyone will admit.
Thomas Sawyer
Thomas Sawyer 2 сарын өмнө
I hate prager U but damn I hate Obama care
Gary Bombadier
Gary Bombadier 2 сарын өмнө
Obamacare was unconstitutional, you can't tax or penalize people for something they don't want.
Gary Bombadier
Gary Bombadier 2 сарын өмнө
Obama said it wouldn't cost us 10¢ more, well it didn't, it cost almost double what my healthcare use to cost. Complete disaster.
Rick M
Rick M 2 сарын өмнө
Biggest lie in American history.
Gonçalo Aguiar
Gonçalo Aguiar 2 сарын өмнө
Single player systems (Beveridge system) are all across the board cheaper than the American system. Actually any system is cheaper than the American one...
Scott
Scott 2 сарын өмнө
A wolf in sheep's clothing!! May he be exposed and held accountable!!
Tusar Koirala
Tusar Koirala 2 сарын өмнө
The vide actually did not answer the question of why actually obama care did not work. Same old "Socialism is bad, Capitalism is great" surface level argument
Sean Kennedy
Sean Kennedy 2 сарын өмнө
Holy shit he apologized?
Charles Mangum
Charles Mangum 2 сарын өмнө
Obama is a LIAR. What do you expect from something that was passed by bribery.
Per T pesc
Per T pesc 2 сарын өмнө
But , still 250.000 americans dies at hospitals in america . Cause to misstreatment.
Ma. Sol Recalde Dueñas
Ma. Sol Recalde Dueñas 2 сарын өмнө
Basta de odio alto ya no mas odio para su gente basta alto y en medio de pandemia es su gente hermanos su país no son enemigos ayudemos sin esperar un gracias actuemos con principios valores respeto lealtad humildad con su gente no abrazados por el odio dejemos un buen legado a sus hijos nietos y siguientes generaciones
Paul Vigil
Paul Vigil 2 сарын өмнө
Thanks Obama for ruining my life
pattyg
pattyg 2 сарын өмнө
I called a couple of years ago to get the Obama insurance. I work a seasonal job so I didn’t have a steady check. They quoted me $62.00 dollars a month but that was not in my budget. The rep said that I would qualify for the free premium. I said sounds good. Then I asked what the deductible was..... wait for it.... $6,000.00. Now if I didn’t have the $62.00 for the premium, where in hell would I get $6,000.00. Cheaper to pay cash for office visits. But when it comes to major medical one is screwed.!!! My cardiologist recently told me that fewer and fewer doctors and hospitals are taking it. Cost is going up and coverage is going down. Obama’s little plan to get us into a socialized country. Biden, Hillary, Pelosi is just waiting to finish Obama’s plan.
Justin Brown
Justin Brown 2 сарын өмнө
Awesome!
akhtar miah
akhtar miah 2 сарын өмнө
I live in UK and I got a knee surgery ACL. Where is he getting his information
S M
S M 2 сарын өмнө
NYT.....enough said. and they criticise the woke fools like nyt for citing dubious sources....bad show imo and diminishes the channel
Brian Jungen
Brian Jungen 2 сарын өмнө
Because it wasn't supposed to "work". It was supposed to make you leave your insurance plan so you'd sign up for the government plan so the government can have more control over your life.
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