Tag Archives: Obamacare

Jonathan Gruber Subpoenaed: How Much Did He Earn in Taxpayer-Funded Consulting Fees?

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has subpoenaed Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber, and is demanding that he hand over information on how much money he received from taxpayers to consult on and design Obamacare.

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The new cost of Obamacare

A new report from Bloomberg Government reveal that Obamacare has already cost taxpayers $73 billion, including $2.1 billion on its busted Obamacare website–a figure more than double what the Obama administration originally claimed.

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Coverage For End-Of-Life Planning Could Soon Be Approved

The plan to reimburse doctors discussing end-of-life plans with patients has re-emerged — minus the “death panel” label — with the chance it may soon be covered by Medicare.

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Yet another Obamacare incentive program crashes and burns

The Hospital value-based purchasing program (HVBP), established by the Affordable Care Act, was designed to link the payments hospitals received with the quality of care they provided.

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Obamacare Gives Some Young Adults Incentive to Stay Uninsured

Even though it was designed to give everyone healthcare coverage, Obamacare actually gives some young adults a strong financial incentive to stay uninsured, a new analysis shows. The Wakely Consulting Group breakdown points out “middle- to high-income young people are the most likely to go without coverage, particularly in 2014 and 2015.”

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Medicaid surge triggers cost concerns for states

We tried to tell them, but they wouldn’t listen. From California to Rhode Island, states are confronting new concerns that their Medicaid costs will rise as a result of the federal health care law. That’s likely to revive the debate about how federal decisions can saddle states with unanticipated expenses.

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Citizenship status verification questions arose for 1 million Obamacare enrollees

A Washington Post investigation found that nearly 1 million individuals who enrolled or attempted to enroll in Obamacare “ran into questions about their citizenship status.” 

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Obamacare Had Just One Enrollee on First Day

Documents now show that the Obamacare website rollout was so bad that only one person managed to enroll in a plan on the first day it was open for business.  Judicial Watch obtained a 106-page document through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services that reveals the dire start to the much-anticipated healthcare marketplace that was available for use starting Oct. 1. 

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Consumers losing doctors with new insurance plans

The sheeple wouldn’t listen to us when we told them this would happen.  Now they are crying the blues. The first thing Michelle Pool did before picking a plan under President Barack Obama’s health insurance law was check whether her longtime primary care doctor was covered. Pool, a 60-year-old diabetic who has had back surgery and a hip replacement, purchased the plan only to find that the insurer was mistaken.

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Healthcare Is Getting Worse Under Obamacare

A new survey is saying that more Americans think the quality of care they’re receiving is worse under Obamacare rather than better — and nearly half said their healthcare costs were rising under the new law. The Washington Post-ABC News survey showed that 29 percent of the 1,000 adults surveyed said that their care is getting worse under the Affordable Care Act. Only 14 percent say coverage is better, while 53 percent said it has remained the same.

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