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Old 06.07.2011, 12:11
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Pregnant foreign women to pay double for healthcare - SVP at it again

Just read this in the news – summary:

Toni Bruner, leader of the SVP says he wants foreign women who come to CH pregnant or fall pregnant within 1 year, to pay double the insurance costs to cover the costs of “free and high quality” healthcare that they can get. After all, he reckons that they are getting benefit for two people: the mother and the baby…

A bit like only getting AHV benefits if you’ve been here for the 12-18 month entitlement delay thingy.

I’m curious to see the next depiction of their bull and cow, and see how that works out on the posters…


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Old 06.07.2011, 12:14
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Just read this in the news – summary:

Toni Bruner, leader of the SVP says he wants foreign women who come to CH pregnant or fall pregnant within 1 year, to pay double the insurance costs to cover the costs of “free and high quality” healthcare that they can get. After all, he reckons that they are getting benefit for two people: the mother and the baby…

A bit like only getting AHV benefits if you’ve been here for the 12-18 month entitlement delay thingy.

I’m curious to see the next depiction of their bull and cow, and see how that works out on the posters…

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Free???? With the premium and the monthly paiement we had, it was freaking far away to be free!

They should ask foreigners to pay a taxe to breath the swiss air too!

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Old 06.07.2011, 12:15
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Jeeeeez.....you didn't this to me, i so hate this song and now it's all over my screen i can't stop it.....i'm force quitting

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Old 06.07.2011, 12:19
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Old 06.07.2011, 12:23
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Re: Pregnant foreign women to pay double for healthcare - SVP at it again

blame my lack of humor, but what exactly is your point?
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Just read this in the news – summary:

Toni Bruner, leader of the SVP says he wants foreign women who come to CH pregnant or fall pregnant within 1 year, to pay double the insurance costs to cover the costs of “free and high quality” healthcare that they can get. After all, he reckons that they are getting benefit for two people: the mother and the baby…

A bit like only getting AHV benefits if you’ve been here for the 12-18 month entitlement delay thingy.

I’m curious to see the next depiction of their bull and cow, and see how that works out on the posters…

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Does that mean if you have twins you will pay four times the amount ?

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Old 06.07.2011, 12:28
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Does that mean if you have twins you will pay four times the amount ?
No I guess it should be 3...
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Jeeeeez.....you didn't this to me, i so hate this song and now it's all over my screen i can't stop it.....i'm force quitting
Neg rep him - I did - for making me listen to Rick Astley!
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blame my lack of humor, but what exactly is your point?

Err.. explaninig humor

SVP=> trigger=> Pavlov=>bell instead of food, rick instead of racism...
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Neg rep him - I did - for making me listen to Rick Astley!
I'm in a good mood to Neg rep anyone now
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Re: Pregnant foreign women to pay double for healthcare - SVP at it again

And of course they want abortion to be taken out of the Insurance system and to be paid by the woman herself, whatever the circumstances.
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I can imagine Carlos doing a fist-pump as soon as he saw Nil's reply after only 3 minutes. Hook, line, and sinker.
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Old 06.07.2011, 15:39
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Re: Pregnant foreign women to pay double for healthcare - SVP at it again

This just reinforces my suspicion that the Swiss government is controlled by the health insurance companies...
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Old 06.07.2011, 15:49
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This just reinforces my suspicion that the Swiss government is controlled by the health insurance companies...
Mine too.

Lobby.

It's not only health insurance. Some things are suprisingly gov micro controlled, some surprisingly not at all.

I should tell SVP to that there are countries with top notch health care that have zero insurance for babies until their 26yrs of age and actually pay thousands to their women to deliver, not vice versa.
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Old 06.07.2011, 15:59
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Re: Pregnant foreign women to pay double for healthcare - SVP at it again

Excellent point... about the lobbyists. It's a huge problem in the US, too.
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Just read this in the news – summary:

Toni Bruner, leader of the SVP ...
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Good try.
You should have used a url-shortener though...
The ones in the "know", know better than to not look before they click.

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Old 06.07.2011, 17:05
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This just reinforces my suspicion that the Swiss government is controlled by the health insurance companies...
Absolutely. I was pretty surprised that the required "vignette" for the bicycle came complete with an ad from an insurance company for even more insurance for your bicycle. This country seems to be built on the premise of fear mongering.

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Old 06.07.2011, 17:39
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The ones in the "know", know better than to not look before they click.
i admit that i am not in the know and spent several minutes trying to close the tab without closing the entire window .
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Old 06.07.2011, 17:41
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This country seems to built on the premise of fear mongering.
Like the EF I suppose.

Some loony says something in the paper and half this forum screams as if it's already passed into law.

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And of course they want abortion to be taken out of the Insurance system and to be paid by the woman herself, whatever the circumstances.
Who is they.

More precisely, are you sure it's the same they?

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