To my liberal buddies. I don't want YOU or ME to pay for someone else's uninsured health insurance bills. So rather than hiring THOUSANDS of unionized government employees to oversee yet another bureaucracy let’s SOLVE this problem.
1. Get the illegals OUT of our hospital/ERs.
.....a. Secure our Border.
.... b. Ensure ALL state/federal/Private companies use E-Verify BEFORE hiring to ensure only Americans are hired.
.....c. Start FINING businesses who hire illegals $5000 an illegal and using that fine money EXCLUSIVELY to for transporting the illegal BACK to wherever they came from. 3rd offense, business license suspended for 3 months and on 4th offence a year and then permanently suspended.
.....d. Start jailing employers who hire illegals.
2. Let PEOPLE own their OWN health insurance policies like they own their own auto and home insurance polices - NO MORE EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE). People shouldn't be afraid to leave a job because of losing their insurance.
3. Let The PEOPLE buy their privately owned health insurance ACROSS STATE LINES just like they do auto and home insurance. If an insurance company wants to allow sex change operations in their policy and charge all their members more money for it - let THAT insurance company compete with EVERY insurance company in the country who doesn't offer that option to people who don't WANT to PAY for sex change operations (Or pre-natal care or maternity care or whatever).
4. LET PEOPLE have their OWN HEALTH CARE SAVINGS PLAN TAX FREE UP TO $7,000 a year - ROLLOVERABLE and that can be used for ANY HEALTH CARE item they want from Band-Aids to prescription drugs to breast exams. Laser eye surgery - go for it. Lipo - go for it. Plastic surgery - Go for it. Gym membership - GO FOR IT. Whatever floats your boat in terms of mental/physical health. .
.....4A) In CONJUCTION with the above HEALTH CARE SAVINGS PLAN (in order to have one) YOU must either have health insurance (regular type) OR JUST CATASTROPHIC HEALTH INSURANCE. The Catastrophic Health Insurance plan is for cancers, heart attacks, car accident injuries - those UN-expected emergencies - not routine care that PEOPLE use their Health Care Savings Plan for.
PEOPLE who PAY for their OWN health insurance and surgeries SHOP AROUND and get the best bang for the buck. Just see how fast LIPO surgery and Laser Eye Surgery costs went down in price. Also, to SAVE money on their monthly premiums, people will be MOTIVATED to lose weight, stop smoking, whatever.
5. For TRULY POOR AMERICANS or truly fat or don't give a damn about their health AMERICANS who won't lose weight despite diabetes, etc. the government will give them a MEANS TESTED voucher to buy their own health care insurance or catastrophic insurance.