Source of article is the NY Times which also happens to be in one of the few states that will see health insurance costs drop under ACA:
Where did he say anything about paying out of pocket for anything?
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Wait a minute..
Healthcare has always been rationed in the US, usually by the level of your wealth, but also by your insurance company. And you did not have your choice of ALL doctors in your area.. only those approved by your insurance company which is exactly what you are complaining about... so how is this any different other than it is now cheaper?
'Cos it sure isn't in there.
(Never mind that I was the one who said that indeed, we could do that.)
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Alexis de Tocqueville