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boarder42

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amazon health insurance - yes please
« on: January 30, 2018, 12:12:22 PM »
Hopefully this turns into a business we can all buy insurance from that doesnt care about state lines or any other BS and solves the cost of healthcare in the US problem.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/30/amazon-berkshire-hathaway-and-jpmorgan-chase-to-partner-on-us-employee-health-care.html

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Re: amazon health insurance - yes please
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2018, 12:14:58 PM »
Interesting, I wonder how this will shake out long term.

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Re: amazon health insurance - yes please
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2018, 12:20:10 PM »
Sounds good to me.  Worst-case, it's at least potentially increased competition in that market.

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Re: amazon health insurance - yes please
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2018, 12:34:46 PM »
The dip in the market today is strongly correlated to this announcement.  I think this is a great idea... is this partially due to Trump potentially getting rid of state lines when it comes to insurance?

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Re: amazon health insurance - yes please
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2018, 01:58:03 PM »
sweet a KCMO link - i just hope they develop this to decouple employment from insurance.  one of the most annoying things with healthcare -

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Re: amazon health insurance - yes please
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2018, 02:05:17 AM »
Be aware this is a move to cut business expenses first and foremost. Expect them to roll it out to large employers to get economies of scale.

The competition is good.