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HHS Official: Immigrants on
Student Visas Will Be ‘Eligible’
for Obamacare Subsidies

PJ Media, by Nicholas Ballasy

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/7/2013 7:26:00 AM

A Department of Health and Human Services official told the House Ways and Means Committee that immigrants living in the United States on temporary visas are eligible for federally subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, “depending on their income.” “It was my understanding it was just going to be those that are citizens of the United States or here as permanent legal residents,” Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Jim Gerlach said at a Thursday hearing on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. “Are there folks beyond that that are eligible for tax credit –

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I just don´t know how much more of this insanity from the Democrats I can take. I´m so tired of chaos and lawlessness.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Starlady, 8/7/2013 7:33:58 AM     (No. 9462126)

Within the HHS I doubt there is a uniform interpretation of the law within Obamacare. This immigration official in HHS may tell you one thing, another may say something else. In the end they will give benefits to anyone breathing within our borders and our information will not be secure or private.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: miceal, 8/7/2013 7:43:58 AM     (No. 9462141)

Legal immigrants or ILLEGAL ALIENS...NO, only American Citizens SHOULD be eligible for ANYTHING!!!!! How hard is this for the DOLTS in DC to understand?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TheMom, 8/7/2013 7:55:17 AM     (No. 9462167)

All part of the plan to bankrupt us. Not surprised in the least.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 8/7/2013 7:59:47 AM     (No. 9462178)

Most students are covered by school health centers that are required with a fee.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: maryc, 8/7/2013 8:13:32 AM     (No. 9462210)

They have already admitted that verification procedures are not ´ready´ . As if they ever will work properly. They will just ask that people give ´honest´ answers about who they are and what their income is and we tax payers can have faith in that. NOT !

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ben Around, 8/7/2013 9:35:28 AM     (No. 9462350)

Wake up, people! This has nothing to do with health care, it is another stimulus program to re-distribute money to people and organizations that give money or time to get dems elected. The crap about health care is a distraction, and it seems it is working quite well.

Unless you are a member of the tea party, the IRS will see that you get your government subsidy.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Quaestio, 8/7/2013 9:42:42 AM     (No. 9462372)

Of course they will be eligible, it´s a key provision. Once Obamacare kicks in they are going to count on massive communist-style marches and protests if anyone tries to get rid of the thing. They´ll have 10-20 million people with absolutely no respect for the law, no love of this country, but ready to rip apart anyone who will take their free health care ready to take to the streets whenever their Obamaphone rings.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 8/7/2013 10:04:04 AM     (No. 9462415)

Yet another surprise. Pelosi´s going to be dead before we finish discovering "what´s in it."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/7/2013 11:09:34 AM     (No. 9462559)

If all any alien has to do to get on Obama-Care is to be "legally present" here, that means that tens of millions of foreigners who are admitted to the country for up to six months every year as tourists could sign up for Obama-Care, receive government subsidies by claiming a low income, and then have very expensive medical procedures done in first class US hospitals for which Obama-Care would pay, and then once they recover, simply leave the USA. Obviously they could easily receive a $100,000.00 in advanced medical care and procedures in a short time for which they would only have to pay a few months of premium amounts before cancelling their Obama-Care policy. This new government policy is bound to encourage large numbers of sick foreigners to come into the USA for such medical care and procedures which would be done almost "free" for them.

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