Obamacare Hates Babies

Obamacare Hates Babies

Sadly, Obamacare has turned what should be a special time into a nightmare for pregnant women everywhere. Many of the women who are due to give birth in 2014, had insurance coverage in 2013. However, on January 1, many of those women's plans were cancelled. Now, they're uninsured.

Being aware that an insurance gap was on the way, some women even considered getting induced for labor before the Jan. 1 deadline just to avoid giving birth without health insurance. The average cost of delivery is $8,000 for women who are uninsured.

Even though it has been launched nearly three months ago, federal exchanges do not make it easy to regain the lost coverage. Actually, the Obama administration has offered a time extension to those having difficulty obtaining insurance through the disastrous Healthcare.gov after losing insurance they were promised they could keep.

According to NBC News, entering your newly delivered baby into the federal exchanges for health insurance coverage is also a total nightmare.
There's another quirk in the Obama administration's new health insurance system: It lacks a way for consumers to quickly and easily update their coverage for the birth of a baby and other common life changes.

With regular private insurance, parents only notify the health plan. According to the administration, insurers will still cover new babies, however parents will also have to contact the government at some point later on.
At the moment the HealthCare.gov website can't handle such updates.

The thing is, if people are lucky enough to get their baby onto their new Obamacare plan, it's going to cost them a whole lot more on top of tripled premiums.

What do you moms think of what’s going on in healthcare? How do you handle things? Share with us in the comments below.

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