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Confusion Over Deadlines
Jeopardizes Obamacare

Fiscal Times, by Brianna Ehley

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/27/2014 10:25:11 PM

As the enrollment deadline approaches for Obamacare, The White House is counting on a surge of sign ups. But more than half of Americans have no idea when that deadline is, and even more are shrugging it off because they believe it will be extended. Despite the administration’s outreach efforts, a new Bankrate survey shows 55 percent still aren’t aware of the March 31 health care sign up deadline through the exchanges. Nearly 25 percent believe it already passed on January 1, and 11 percent think they still have until December 31, 2014 to sign up—nine months late.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/28/2014 2:13:37 AM     (No. 9708393)

Actually, Obamacare jeopardizes Obamacare.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bugger, 1/28/2014 4:22:48 AM     (No. 9708417)



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Reply 3 - Posted by: bugger, 1/28/2014 4:25:23 AM     (No. 9708419)

Then there are those of us to whom the deadline is irrelevant since we are NEVER going to sign up for this "thing". As Steyn masterfully put it, you can mix feces with ice cream in any portions you like and it will still taste more like the former. I don´t want any.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Really?, 1/28/2014 7:39:33 AM     (No. 9708528)

I was told last weekend by an emergency room nurse, that some people are coming to the hospital THINKING that they have Obamacare. They did not TRY to sign up and fail......they DID NOT realize anyone HAD to sign up.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 1/28/2014 8:12:10 AM     (No. 9708574)

Deadlines schmedlines. They are only a suggestion since we´ve come to learn that they are arbitrary and subject to change at the need and whim of the Dear Leader.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: reilly, 1/28/2014 1:35:13 PM     (No. 9709213)


So we´re just supposed to hand over all our ID information to hackers, right?

Change the law so we can sue the government.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 1/28/2014 3:22:21 PM     (No. 9709392)

Experts are surprised that the MSM has done such a poor job of explaining to the great unwashed that they had to do something for themselves.

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