It’s always comforting to know isn’t it when the Government Accountability Office tells us Obamacare is “generally performing as designed”? What that really means is “someone is getting paid to do nothing” and someone else is getting “something for nothing”. Sounds like a scam to me right?
Here’s the story from Investors.com:
The Government Accountability Office sent 10 auditors with fictitious enrollment information to the federal healthcare.gov site as well as two state-run ObamaCare exchanges, to sign up for subsidized insurance.
While eight didn’t make it through the initial identity-checking process, all 10 eventually obtained coverage, even though four obviously had made up Social Security numbers that started with “000.” They all were able to keep their coverage despite filing fake follow-up documentation.
In addition, the GAO tried to sign eight more up for Medicaid coverage. Three made it through the process, and four ended up getting subsidized private coverage instead. The only one that failed was in California, which refused to sign the person up without a Social Security number.
This is the second time the GAO has been able to bypass ObamaCare’s supposed verification procedures and obtain coverage using false information. Last year, it was able to sign up several for ObamaCare plans at Healthcare.gov, and get them renewed for 2015, even though they repeatedly failed to provide required information.
So nice to know that the government is performing “as usual”. In otherwords, they are still screwing things up big time. Just think of all the undocumented illegal immigrants coming in from Syria that will be signing up with false information and getting their healthcare paid for by the wonderful, hardworking taxpayers like you and I. Comforting no. Disgusting yes.
Affordable no. Patient protection definitely not. I can certainly understand why one of the largest insurers, UnitedHealth Group, has threatened to leave Obamacare because of lost funds. In addition, I can understand why the cooperatives are shutting their doors as well. It’s called losing business.
Any time government gets involved we can always count on them screwing things up. Thanks Obama for taking away my doctor, taking away my healthcare plan, raising my premiums, giving me a high deductible, not to mention giving away my tax dollars so that others can benefit from what I used to have. Nice work Obama. Obama care? I don’t think so. Did I mention the “Cadillac Tax”? January 2017 can’t come soon enough.
Written by Nancy Hayes
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