California has a real unemployment rate of over 20%. The policies of Jerry Brown and Barack (Redistribution) Obama want to make it 25%
“Vision Service Plan of Rancho Cordova is protesting a decision last month by the agency that is building California’s online insurance market, a key piece of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The decision by the California Health Benefit Exchange would keep VSP from competing for a big chunk of consumers.
The exchange said it would not allow stand-alone vision plans, like those sold by VSP, to be offered through the exchange to individual customers. Such a provision would greatly limit vision services available through the exchange, since most are offered through stand-alone plans.
VSP, which employs 2,100 Sacramentans, has suggested that the exclusion could prompt the company to move its headquarters to another state.”
Barack lied when he said we could have the doctor of our choice—he and Brown are taking away choice, leaving government as the provider—like in other totalitarian nations.
By Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee,9/19/12
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At Tuesday’s meeting, for instance, the board wrestled with the problems of publicizing the marketplace to millions of uninsured Californians, many of whom don’t speak English.
The agency expects to receive $40 million from Washington for community outreach, but “we won’t have the resources to do everything,” said board Chairwoman Diana Dooley, secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency.
The agency is paying Ogilvy Public Relations $900,000 to help with publicity.