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Obama boosts healthcare law
with selective release of data

The Hill (Washington DC), by Elise Viebeck & Jonathan Easley

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/7/2013 12:14:09 PM

The Obama administration is selectively releasing data and metrics on ObamaCare to bolster its case that the rollout is going better in the month of December. Tidbits of information from federal health officials — especially figures that show improvements at HealthCare.gov — have become a key tool in the effort to “reboot” the law in the eyes of the public. But the limited nature of the releases has created conflict with the media and put the spotlight on outstanding areas of concern for the rollout, such as the enrollment site´s back end. It’s not unusual for politicians to put out

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/7/2013 12:33:23 PM     (No. 9644403)

Imagine the outcry if a public company only released data on ´store traffic´ and ´gross sales´. The fact that they continue to hide information tells us everything we need to know.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/7/2013 12:35:29 PM     (No. 9644407)

I don´t know that I´d use the word "boost." The connotation is misleading.

Perhaps "tout" is a better word

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 12/7/2013 2:38:29 PM     (No. 9644508)

Why should anyone believe a man who lies about himself and his uncle?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/8/2013 5:14:01 AM     (No. 9644970)

Let´s see the selective release of identity theft stats.

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