I disagree with your sentiment about how nobody is happy with the rising costs of insurance. That’s why Republicans voted to artificially and pointlessly raise premiums by eliminating the affordable care act.
Uh….no. Prior to the ACA, underlying health care costs were rising 2X base inflation, on average, over time. After the ACA, underlying health care costs are still rising 2X base inflation. This makes the ACA a lost opportunity, because if we do not find a coverage scheme that changes that equation, it doesn’t matter what type of scheme you decide to use. HSA, free market, single payer, dual payer……..they will all fail, eventually.
You voted for Republicans, Republicans voted for you to be legally charged more because you have functioning ovaries.
That’s fine. I have specialized health care requirements that men do not have. Makes sense that I might have to pay a few dollars more a month for them. Out of all the concerns about what health care scheme we eventually come up with, this issue is smallball.
Republicans in Congress are quite happy with Americans struggling to pay for insurance, their biggest quibble is that the poorest Americans aren’t dying from lack of healthcare.