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CEO named for HealthCare.gov
Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Ribicon, 8/26/2014 10:40:53 PM

Washington — The Obama administration has picked a Connecticut official to run HealthCare.gov ahead of a second open enrollment season looming as a test of competence for the feds. Kevin Counihan leads Access Health CT, a health insurance marketplace seen as a national model. As CEO of the federal exchange, Counihan’s challenge will be far bigger. Connecticut enrolled about 80,000 people, while more than 5 million signed up in the 36 states served by the federal marketplace. Insurance exchanges offer subsidized private coverage to people who don’t have workplace health plans. The role of federal CEO is new, created by Health and Human Services

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The guy´s company enrolled a whopping 2% of the population of Connecticut, making him a prime candidate for the larger origination that likewise will enroll hardly anyone, especially as the premiums continue to necessarily skyrocket while the "benefits" prove shaky at best.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby, 8/26/2014 10:44:23 PM     (No. 9982613)

Any CEO worth anything will never want to be associated with this boondoggle.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mizzmac, 8/27/2014 12:29:21 AM     (No. 9982676)

Another dubious government appointee and "CEO"--total agency power, unelected. AND, another progressive, wet behind the ears info-babe as director of communications/spokes-skirt.

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