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Administration readies income
checks for Obamacare

Washington Times, by Tom Howell Jr.

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/1/2013 10:54:53 PM

The Obama administration is set to unveil new procedures that will greatly expand the government’s ability to verify the income of Americans who seek government subsidies under the federal health care law. “We’re going to be sampling 100 percent. There’s new information,” Gary Cohen, deputy director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, told the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday. He made his assurances after Chairman Dave Camp, Michigan Republican, aired concerns that enrollees in state health exchanges will self-certify their income. The administration would have to cross-check

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/1/2013 11:03:57 PM     (No. 9454031)

Well thank goodness for that. I thought for sure some people would try to abuse the system, but I guess that won´t happen.

Hey, wait a minute! The guy in charge of Medicare said that?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 8/1/2013 11:23:04 PM     (No. 9454050)

Yet despite the 100% sample, undoubtedly they still won´t be able to find 12 million illegal aliens or anyone committing EBT or welfare fraud.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/1/2013 11:27:13 PM     (No. 9454056)

We´re going to be sampling 100%. What does that mean? How does that differ from self-certifying? Are they still going to give subsidies to individuals buying insurance from federally created exchanges in contravention to the letter of the law?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/2/2013 1:13:24 AM     (No. 9454119)

it will be interesting when OBC runs up against abot 30 states who can´t or won´t increase medicaid.
Next count doctors like those in our community who won´t take medicaid patients because they wait 4 months to be paid. However they have been donating 1 to 2 days a week to the free clinic where medicaid patients can go for no payment.
We can assume black patients won´t have to disclose income or lack of unless they break the rules and work.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LAW428, 8/2/2013 1:24:55 AM     (No. 9454123)

Nazi brownshirts

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/2/2013 6:07:30 AM     (No. 9454178)

Income checks? I guess that´s why a reporter could get 3 Barry Phones.

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