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Maryland #Obamacare Fail: State exchange site to be ditched for new system

Posted by: ST on March 29, 2014 at 10:22 am » 2 Comments

Team Obama, struggling to up their enrollment numbers, can’t be happy at all about this. Via Fox News: With just days to go before open enrollment ends on March 31, Maryland officials are reportedly planning to abandon its glitch-ridden ObamaCare website and replace the health exchange with technology from Connecticut’s marketplace. The Washington Post reported […]

 

#Obamacare navigators helping people sign up at Mexican consulates

Posted by: Phineas on March 27, 2014 at 8:17 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Nah, there’s no potential for fraud, here: The Obama administration has been helping to facilitate a series of events nationwide at Mexican Consulate offices to enroll people in Obamacare – and a key activist says the efforts are “our responsibility” regardless of citizenship. “Whether they’re Mexican nationals or whether they’re United States […]

 

Shock: “Deadline extended” for #Obamacare enrollees

Posted by: ST on March 26, 2014 at 11:46 am » 3 Comments

  Also known as “welcome to yet another Affordable Care Act delay.” Via The Hill: The Obama administration will extend the March 31 open enrollment deadline for people who say they tried to sign-up for coverage on the new healthcare exchanges but failed to complete the process on time. “Open enrollment ends March 31,” Health […]

 

Democrats play the waiting game on the hope #Obamacare will soon be popular

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2014 at 10:42 am » 3 Comments

The Hill’s Healthwatch blog reports that Democrats are waiting impatiently in hopes that soon the so-called “Affordable Care Act” will become popular with the American people (via Memeorandum): Democrats have been waiting for ObamaCare to become popular for four years. And counting. Congressional leaders and senior White House advisers have been saying since 2010 that […]

 

#Obamacare: people who think they have coverage get hit with massive bills

Posted by: Phineas on March 23, 2014 at 3:13 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Correct me if I’m wrong, but wasn’t our new, glorious, designed by unicorns healthcare system supposed to prevent things like this? If you signed up for coverage and made your payments, you weren’t supposed to get crushed by the ensuing medical bills, right? All those horror stories from the dark days before […]

 

Michael Barone’s last line will leave a mark

Posted by: Phineas on March 21, 2014 at 2:54 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Writing in The Washington Examiner on Hispanics and Obamacare, political analyst Michael Barone notes the precipitous decline in support among the group for the ACA (from 61% in favor to 47% since September, 2013). He then wonders if this experience will sour Hispanics on big government overall, thus threatening their majority allegiance […]

 

Another glitch found in the #Obamacare website

Posted by: ST on March 21, 2014 at 11:27 am » 5 Comments

And, like the others, it turns out this glitch is a pretty big deal: >A newly discovered glitch in the main ObamaCare website reportedly is giving thousands of people the wrong information about whether they qualify for premium subsidies. The Philadelphia Inquirer discovered the glitch while entering hypothetical incomes into the calculator on HealthCare.gov. The […]

 

Pelosi to hold 9:45 a.m. presser to celebrate 4th anniversary of #Obamacare

Posted by: ST on March 20, 2014 at 9:28 am » 2 Comments

The Hill’s Briefing Room blog reports this morning that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will be holding a press conference today to tout the ‘greatness’ of the so-called “Affordable Care Act” on its fourth anniversary: House Democratic leaders are doubling down on their bet that President Obama’s healthcare reform law will benefit them politically at […]

 

Got cancer? Got #Obamacare? Good luck…

Posted by: Phineas on March 19, 2014 at 3:43 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Among the many “benefits” brought to us by the Affordable Care Act has been the narrowing of provider networks. To deal with increased costs brought on by Obamacare’s increased coverage mandates, insurance companies are offering fewer doctors and hospitals on their approved lists. For many people, this has meant losing access to […]

 

Bad news for Dems: #Obamacare premiums to double, triple in the next year

Posted by: ST on March 19, 2014 at 9:30 am » 2 Comments

Via The Hill: Health industry officials say ObamaCare-related premiums will double in some parts of the country, countering claims recently made by the administration. The expected rate hikes will be announced in the coming months amid an intense election year, when control of the Senate is up for grabs. The sticker shock would likely bolster […]