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Can someone answer this for me?
by momdoes
March 30, 2013 at 6:17 AM

If Obama passed FREE healthcare to everyone in the US, (it has been three years now) why are so many of us (well, ALL of us who work) still paying Medicare tax out of our paychecks?

Just wondering.


  • hootowl21
    March 30, 2013 at 6:19 AM
  • ScrChk23
    March 30, 2013 at 8:13 AM
  • itzmyzoo
    March 30, 2013 at 8:14 AM
    Nothing is free.....
  • goddiddlyumshis
    March 30, 2013 at 8:17 AM
    Has to be funded somehow, i guess.
  • Kmary
    by Kmary
    March 30, 2013 at 8:18 AM

    I can't tell if you're being sarcastic or serious or what here.   I mean no disrespect, I just don't understand your question.  The Healcare Reform Act made a number of reforms, but none of them made healthcare free for everyone.  That was never the idea.  People still have to pay for Medicare/Medicaid out of their paychecks to fund those services.  Also, Medicare users (senior citizens)  pay a monthly fee as well. 

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