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Hidden Obamacare Website
Costs Show Lack of Transparency

Bloomberg News, by Kathleen Miller & Alex Wayne

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 12/11/2013 4:17:17 AM

President Barack Obama’s health agency said it has spent $319 million building an online health-insurance marketplace through October. More than three years after the passage of Obama’s signature health-care law in 2010, it’s almost impossible to verify and track that spending through public records. What the estimates don’t include is the around-the-clock effort to repair the website, which hundreds of thousands of Americans found unusable after its Oct. 1 debut. The race to fix it brought in computer engineers from companies such as Google Inc., Red Hat Inc. and Oracle Corp. and is ongoing today. The figures include what has been paid to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/11/2013 4:25:12 AM     (No. 9649031)

If they said they spent $319 million, then the true cost should be around $3 billion. After all, it´s only taxpayer money; no need to account for it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/11/2013 4:25:34 AM     (No. 9649032)

You know something is wrong when Bloomberg posts an honest news story.There´s no way Obama is going to come clean on the costs buried in the execution of implementing Obamacare.No idea on what the foot soldier navigators are costing.They´re nothing but recruiters for the welfare state.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Poobah, 12/11/2013 4:51:34 AM     (No. 9649040)

What a mess!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/11/2013 10:08:36 AM     (No. 9649445)

Obie is NOT transparent...he is half black/half white.

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