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Lots of viewer questions this week Robert in Arizona writes that this question is about the Affordable Care Act.
When people are saying how low the premiums are going to be one -- anyone ever mention the fact that out of pocket deductibles on those policies are going to be real high.
This gets to a pet peeve of mine until last few days it seems to me there has been an avalanche a blizzard a tsunami.
Of coverage about the politics of obamacare.
And naturally this tied in with the government shutdown and relatively little.
In most news organizations about the substance that the meat and potatoes if you will.
Of how the health care law was going to work obviously all the questions haven't been answered.
But even when the administration came out with its estimates of what the premiums and deductibles would be.
Most organizations reported that but it was way -- overshadowed.
Perhaps understandably because of -- pending government shutdown.
By the politics and controversy surrounding the law.
Now if you go to shop for private health insurance you wanna know how much your programs are going to be of course -- -- to know about your out of pocket deductibles because that affects your basic choices.
And how much insurance you can afford the same is going to be true of presidents.
Health care law and these -- insurance exchanges but the federal government and some states have set up I think it is our responsibility.
As best we can determine it.
-- share that information is not some balls for people millions and apparently trying to get on -- -- -- various web sites some of which have crashed in the opening days.
To share that with people so they can understand how this helpful works and whether it can work for them.
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