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Thu Oct 10, 2013, 08:07 PM Oct 2013

Should it be legal to charge the disabled or the sick more for health insurance than others? [View all]

This is a question about your opinion and your values, not what is legal or illegal or soon to be illegal.

Which choice is closest to your belief?

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In my opinion it should be legal to charge the disabled or the sick more for health insurance than others
0 (0%)
In my opinion it should NOT be legal to charge the disabled or the sick more for health insurance than others
9 (100%)
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Yes, its insurance, and should be 'legal.' elleng Oct 2013 #1
you think it should be legal to charge the disabled more? CreekDog Oct 2013 #5
"insurance works" the way the law allows it to. lumberjack_jeff Oct 2013 #7
but you can't charge the disabled more for airplane tickets or for full service gas CreekDog Oct 2013 #8
I don't like it but let's face it the young flamingdem Oct 2013 #2
So sorry Pintobean, so sorry. CreekDog Oct 2013 #3
I think it should be an income-based sliding scale, just like income taxes. Hell, if it were Single kestrel91316 Oct 2013 #4
Hell no. And I include obesity in there, too. because it's linked to POVERTY DevonRex Oct 2013 #6
Isn't smoking linked to poverty? Should smokers have to pay more (ACA allows this)? nt kelly1mm Oct 2013 #20
If it were up to me it would be free across the board. DevonRex Oct 2013 #21
Universal Health-care/ Single payer is the only rational answer etherealtruth Oct 2013 #9
agreed ! nt steve2470 Oct 2013 #11
Kinda depends on what your concept of "insurance" is ....... oldhippie Oct 2013 #10
No. Warren DeMontague Oct 2013 #12
Health insurance as a national policy sucks. dkf Oct 2013 #13
yes, but in our current system, should you be able to charge the disabled more? CreekDog Oct 2013 #14
That's how it is supposed to work in insurance. That's why it sucks. dkf Oct 2013 #15
I have asthma XemaSab Oct 2013 #16
Why are you sick? Natural, unavoidable causes? Excessive alcohol? Cigarettes? Cheeseburger diet? Throd Oct 2013 #17
No. Health Insurance should be BEFORE the fact. Barack_America Oct 2013 #18
Stuff we can't control? No. Stuff we can control? Maybe ecstatic Oct 2013 #19
Insurance should be illegal save for maybe some thrills package one can elect. TheKentuckian Oct 2013 #22
No one should be charged CFLDem Mar 2014 #23
yes but until that system? CreekDog Mar 2014 #24
Until that system all customers should be charged equally. CFLDem Mar 2014 #25
thanks, i agree CreekDog Mar 2014 #26
Nope. At least not the disabled or sick in the traditional sense. BenzoDia Mar 2014 #27
Absolutely not. That's indecent and an affront to humanity. cheapdate Mar 2014 #28
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