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Cornell students erupt over health care fee

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Feb 13, 2015.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    Students at vaunted Cornell University are plenty smart enough to know they should not have to pay a penalty for not buying the school's health insurance if they already have coverage, but that's exactly what a new policy at the Ivy League school requires.

    The $350 "health fee" for opting out of the school’s insurance plan was announced in a memo school President David Skorton posted on Cornell’s website last week, according to higher education blog The College Fix. But it is just setting in with the student body, and many attending the Ithaca, N.Y., school are not pleased. Under the Affordable Care Act, students must have insurance, but making those already covered pay an extra fee to skip the school's plan is not sitting well.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/02/1...furious-over-school-health-care-opt-out-fees/
     
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    Do you think they may think that they made a mistake when they voted Obama into office? It's called buyers remorse! :wavey:
     
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