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ObamaCare Enrollment
Numbers Unreliable, Audit Finds

Investor´s Business Daily, by John Merline

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Posted By:RustMB, 7/9/2014 6:59:59 AM

Buried in a largely overlooked government audit of the Obama-Care exchanges is a finding that casts still more doubt on the reliability of the 8 million enrollment number commonly cited by the administration and the press. In a section titled "Other Issues," an inspector general report released last week found that the HealthCare.gov marketplace couldn´t show it had been reconciling its monthly enrollment numbers with insurance companies. That´s despite the fact that the law specifically calls for this reconciliation, and the fact that, as the IG report notes, "the federal marketplace obtained the services of a contractor to reconcile enrollment

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mulhaven, 7/9/2014 7:13:00 AM     (No. 9916278)

It is well past the time to start using the language properly when any mention of the media or a media person is involved. For example, FTA: "casts still more doubt on the reliability of the 8 million enrolment number commonly cited by the administration and the press." This should read: "casts still more doubt on the reliability of the 8 million enrollment number commonly cited by the administration and their press". When speaking of an individual of the press, always preface their name with "the Democrat {name}" or "the Democrat propagandist {name}". When speaking to one of the Democrat media types, this is a phrase to use "you Democrats …". Bring it out in the open.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: IowaDad, 7/9/2014 7:21:53 AM     (No. 9916285)

Obama lying, patients dying.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 7/9/2014 7:27:52 AM     (No. 9916293)

I am so shocked I can barely pour my coffee.

Obamacare itself is unreliable, unsustainable, illegal, unworkable and just plain communist.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: krause, 7/9/2014 7:29:20 AM     (No. 9916297)

The dumber the citizens, the more the government can fool them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/9/2014 7:38:38 AM     (No. 9916314)

Cueing Claude Raines...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: edgar, 7/9/2014 8:03:10 AM     (No. 9916352)

FTA, "The administration says it has no current plans to provide updated enrollment numbers that would reflect people who´ve dropped coverage or had it canceled, along with those who signed up after open enrollment."
As in a big thumb-to-nose to taxpayers.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 7/9/2014 8:54:10 AM     (No. 9916442)

I hear from some subscribers that the providers are now playing a shell game with deductibles, an obvious clue that cash is short. One month, your deductible gets applied, the next you pay the full amount of your treatment. The system is in huge trouble and more people will be canceling as they find out what a huge ripoff it is.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/9/2014 10:56:54 AM     (No. 9916677)

Lets see if I can summarize:
1) Most who signed up have seen a doctor which was covered under preventative.
2) The first treatment was subject to deductible and they finally realize that they will need to pay all the deductible until the plan starts paying the majority of costs. This isn´t their idea of affordable.
3) The back end of the data system is now 9 months late and it is impossible for doctors to determine whether they are going to be paid.
4) Some who have gotten coverage and subsidies were ineligible. The government is hiding the specifics as long as they can so that they can simply switch to single payer when the truth breaks out.

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