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New Obamacare Headache: Is Your Enrollment Real?
ABC News ^ | December 2, 2013 | Mary Bruce and Devin Dwyer

Posted on 12/02/2013 9:37:10 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Bob Shlora of Alpharetta, Ga., was supposed to be a belated Obamacare success story. After weeks of trying, the 61-year-old told ABC News he fully enrolled in a new health insurance plan through the federal marketplace over the weekend, and received a Humana policy ID number to prove it.

But two days later, his insurer has no record of the transaction, Shlora said, even though his account on the government website indicates that he has a plan.

“I feel like this: My application was taken … by a bureaucrat, it was put on a conveyor belt and it’s still going around, and it’s never going to leave the building,” he said. “I’ve lost hope. If it happens, great.”

Obama administration officials acknowledged today that some of the roughly 126,000 Americans who completed the torturous online enrollment process in October and November might not be officially signed up with their selected issuer, even if the website has told them they are....

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: insurance; obama; obamacare
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1 posted on 12/02/2013 9:37:10 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A Nigerian prince will contact you by e-mail with your
confirmation and an address to send your payments to.
2 posted on 12/02/2013 9:40:50 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No wonder it’s running smoother. It’s skipping the important parts...


3 posted on 12/02/2013 9:43:30 PM PST by ltc8k6
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To: TigersEye

Nigerian, Kenyan, whatever....


4 posted on 12/02/2013 9:43:51 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: ltc8k6

Yeah, a cargo ship would travel much faster with no cargo...


5 posted on 12/02/2013 9:44:55 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Does the insurance company bill you or just debit your account?


6 posted on 12/02/2013 9:46:45 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
But two days later, his insurer has no record of the transaction, Shlora said, even though his account on the government website indicates that he has a plan.

As expected, they fixed the front end that everyone can see, but the back end which must communicate with other systems is still not working, or even written yet.

7 posted on 12/02/2013 9:46:58 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One sets you up the other takes you down. It’s the knockout game African style.


8 posted on 12/02/2013 9:47:16 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Mike Darancette
That's the problem. They haven't built the part of the site
that contacts the insurance companies yet. Jeenyus innit?
9 posted on 12/02/2013 9:49:27 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
40% of this thing is not ready...the payment and referral systems. 40%!

Meanwhile Obama & Carney are lying and will continue to lie, pretending it's all done.

It's the socialist way.

10 posted on 12/02/2013 9:49:51 PM PST by what's up
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

OK, this Obama lover has just been mugged. Now, does he have enough brain cells to realize he has been mugged and change his allegiance? Probably not or he wouldn’t be an Obama lover to begin with.


11 posted on 12/02/2013 9:54:08 PM PST by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have never looked at the site...never will. I do not want to get a headache, or have my computer infected by some Obumbo virus. Anyway, I am immune to Obamacare.


12 posted on 12/02/2013 9:55:22 PM PST by AlexW
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Knit-picking.

The important thing is they are now ‘covered’ and the insurance companies can no longer take that away.

Thanks to Obamacare.


13 posted on 12/02/2013 10:02:16 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: sickoflibs

Deemed covered?


14 posted on 12/02/2013 10:03:45 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
People....don't be hypnotized by the web-site performance. The community organizer from Chicago is using that as a prop. Just like a magician uses a beautiful woman to distract your attention.

The real culprit is that Obamacare does nothing, ZERO, nada to reduce cost. Actually it increases every one's out of pocket expenses with policies that cover totally unnecessary stuff. I got a huge sticker shock when I explored their web-site yesterday.

Let the web-site operate smoothly soon. Only then every one will realize they are screwed. My employer raised our health insurance by 20% for 2014 over 2013 rates. But my out of pocket expenses stayed the same. So there is a big dent in my discretionary spending.

15 posted on 12/02/2013 10:05:06 PM PST by entropy12 (Zero thanks to all who stayed home and helped elect Acorn lawyer Zero.)
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To: entropy12

Thank goodness this doesn’t effect me in any way, but I hope it doesn’t goof up my wife’s plan.


16 posted on 12/02/2013 10:07:17 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This administration is fond of fantasies whether it be dealing with Iran or “reforming” heath care. Serious people however confront reality and do not tolerate delusions,


17 posted on 12/02/2013 10:12:39 PM PST by allendale
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To: Mike Darancette

Does the insurance company bill you or just debit your account?


They haven’t gotten to that part, yet.


18 posted on 12/02/2013 10:14:56 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: sickoflibs
Knit-picking.

Argyle? Cable stitch?

19 posted on 12/02/2013 10:17:11 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mission accomplished!


20 posted on 12/02/2013 10:18:05 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: ltc8k6
  Yes - I think they just bypassed a lot of bad code to make it look like it's working.
21 posted on 12/02/2013 10:20:10 PM PST by Maurice Tift (Never wear anything that panics the cat. -- P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: ltc8k6
No wonder it’s running smoother. It’s skipping the important parts...

Ya think?!!??

No matter how many layers of lipstick they put on that pig...

The Obamanation of flying monkey invented the Potemkin-Obama web site! Looks great. Can handle a gazillion web visitors but don't expect much more that that. Those 100,000 ex-Acorn employees trying to process the applications by hand don't have the brain cells collectively to outperform third graders.

Is it running smoother? Probably. will it accept visitors and "process" them? Possibly. Will anything positive and accurate result?

Not this year!!

All the morons will say is "It's better and faster!" Than what?
If it was at zero efficiency for months, 5% is not a very high bar to meet...
Better than what?
Faster than what?
Has hope and change kicked in yet? No?? Why not?

How many of the dozens of incompetents in the regime have been fired? How many have been prosecuted for fraud? It should be in the hundreds by now. Why not? Saying "sorry for wasting almost a trillion dollars" Ain't gonna hack it...

22 posted on 12/02/2013 10:20:11 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good grace to resign!)
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To: TigersEye; 2ndDivisionVet

Obama doesn’t want us to call it Obamacare anymore.

He says to now call it The Affordable Health care Act.


23 posted on 12/02/2013 10:23:48 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: sickoflibs

My hearing isn’t so good anymore, did you say Affordable Cataract?


24 posted on 12/02/2013 10:25:22 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: sickoflibs

I could give a flying fig what he wants, to be honest with you.


25 posted on 12/02/2013 10:26:13 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: sickoflibs
Obama doesn’t want us to call it Obamacare anymore.
He says to now call it The Affordable Health care Act.

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26 posted on 12/02/2013 10:30:50 PM PST by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good grace to resign!)
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To: sickoflibs
Obama doesn’t want us to call it Obamacare anymore.
He says to now call it The Affordable Health care Act.

Too late. That ship has sailed. The Moochie has sung.

27 posted on 12/02/2013 10:31:12 PM PST by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: TigersEye
RE :”My hearing isn’t so good anymore, did you say Affordable Cataract?”

Is it possible that your computer could present you with a text version of FR posts so you don't depend on hearing?

28 posted on 12/02/2013 10:34:10 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: sickoflibs

Can he be impeached yet?

Of course the GOPe has no spine


29 posted on 12/02/2013 10:35:21 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: sickoflibs
Sure it could but being blind I couldn't read them.

Tell 0buttwipe I'll continue to call it 0bamaCare.

30 posted on 12/02/2013 10:35:48 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; TigersEye
RE :”I could give a flying fig what he wants, to be honest with you”

He says we should all pull together to make this work.

First thing is to say positive things about it to establish a good Karma.

31 posted on 12/02/2013 10:36:52 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: TigersEye
RE :”Sure it could but being blind I couldn't read them.

Being both blind and deaf you will get a great deal on Obamacare, OOPPS 'Affordable...".

32 posted on 12/02/2013 10:39:46 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: sickoflibs

As a Buddhist I can tell you two things, one, the only karma saying positive things about crap creates is for someone to tell you positive things about crap in the future. Two, the word karma isn’t capitalized.


33 posted on 12/02/2013 10:41:19 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: GeronL
RE :”Can he be impeached yet?”

It depends what you mean by impeached.

I don't expect Reid to be scheduling any votes in Senate to boot him out of office.

34 posted on 12/02/2013 10:42:28 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: sickoflibs

Now that I’m also deaf (thanks a lot, pal) I can no longer respond to any more posts. And that leaves me no way to sign up for 0barfableCare either. Don’t say the telephone, I’m a mute.


35 posted on 12/02/2013 10:44:31 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye
RE :”As a Buddhist I can tell you two things, one, the only karma saying positive things about crap creates is for someone to tell you positive things about crap in the future.”

But imagining positive things for the future even if not real no makes us feel good now.

Its like a credit card.

36 posted on 12/02/2013 10:45:00 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: TigersEye
RE :”Now that I’m also deaf (thanks a lot, pal) I can no longer respond to any more posts. And that leaves me no way to sign up for 0barfableCare either. Don’t say the telephone, I’m a mute.”

You sound like you will qualify for special Death Panel benefits under Obamacare.

Merry Christmas!

37 posted on 12/02/2013 10:47:28 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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But imagining positive things for the future even if not real no makes us feel good now.

Ah, yes, visualization. I can do that. Do it well enough and it will create the future. Pardon me while I settle into samadi...


38 posted on 12/02/2013 10:50:42 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: sickoflibs
You sound like you will qualify for special Death Panel benefits under Obamacare.

Oh, heck, I signed up for that a long time ago.

Picked that up in the '90s.

MOLON LAVE

And a very Merry Christmas! ;-)

39 posted on 12/02/2013 10:55:01 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Rembrandt; 2ndDivisionVet
OK, this Obama lover has just been mugged. Now, does he have enough brain cells to realize he has been mugged and change his allegiance? Probably not or he wouldn’t be an Obama lover to begin with.

They say love is blind.

Well Obama Love is blind, deaf, illiterate and suffers from short term and long term memory loss.

40 posted on 12/02/2013 10:56:40 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: TigersEye

LOL


41 posted on 12/02/2013 10:57:50 PM PST by windcliff
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To: TigersEye

“A Nigerian prince will contact you by e-mail with your
confirmation and an address to send your payments to.”

ROFLOL!

You win the Internet, today!


42 posted on 12/02/2013 11:23:54 PM PST by HKMk23 (ditditdit dahdahdah ditditdit)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
It is 4 AM January 1, 2014 and a farmer, father of four minor children is proceeding through a green light on his way to a veterinary hospital with a sick animal when a drunken, uninsured, illegal alien blows through a red light and strikes the driver side of the pickup truck putting the farmer in a hospital with a coma for three months until he eventually succumbs.

The widow is presented with a hospital bill in excess of $800,000 after she learns that the back office of the Obamacare program had miscommunicated with the insurance company had falsely advised the farmer and his widow that they had health insurance when in fact they had none.

It turns out of the hospital in the course of the next 90 days finds that it is under a pile of such cases amounting to millions of dollars in unpaid hospital services and they want to sue the widow and and take her farm. The widow turns to the government insurance plan and gets no help, in fact, she is dunned by the IRS for failure to have insurance as required by the Obamacare statute.

Scenarios similar to this are replicated in the tens of thousands during the days weeks and months immediately succeeding January 1, 2014.


43 posted on 12/03/2013 12:07:55 AM PST by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: nathanbedford

Wouldn’t the Democratic Party cease to exist as a viable organization by say, oh, I don’t know, April 15th of 2014 if that scenario were to play out somewhat as you describe it? Or am I still living in the 20th Century?


44 posted on 12/03/2013 12:32:32 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
You know, someday we might actually see the demise of the political organization but we will never see until the end times the demise of the impulse which drives the leftists for that is a soul sickness.


45 posted on 12/03/2013 1:03:05 AM PST by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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“Wouldn’t the Democratic Party cease to exist as a viable organization by say, oh, I don’t know, April 15th of 2014 if that scenario were to play out somewhat as you describe it? Or am I still living in the 20th Century?”

No! The obamamedia will report this as the capitalist greed of hospitals and doctors for failing to accept Medicare payment of $279.00 under the beneficence of our most gracious leader. And, the drunken alien must be forgiven as he was oppressed and exploited by the farmer.


46 posted on 12/03/2013 1:40:14 AM PST by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Unfortunately for Bob, he can expect an audit letter from the IRS soon. It appears from the number of detractors that have made their obamascare headaches public that the IRS is making good use of the 40,000 new agents assigned to police the wuns wonder project, ja wohl.


47 posted on 12/03/2013 2:12:56 AM PST by redcatcherb412
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To: publius911
[Those 100,000 ex-Acorn employees trying to process the applications by hand don't have the brain cells collectively to outperform third graders.]

They're too busy recording applicants’ Social Security numbers and personal info then emailing it to identity theft racketeers.

48 posted on 12/03/2013 3:10:07 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How soon does Dear Reader simply decree that all applications are deemed approved and all doctors and hospitals are to accept such applications as fact and after a few protests, CEOs and other patients who fail to bend the knee are suddenly subject to the gentle ministrations of the IRS or a middle of the night raid?


49 posted on 12/03/2013 3:16:59 AM PST by Truth29
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Many folks have seen the ad for SAP at airports and also on TV in conjunction with the golf tournement they sponsor. SAP is one of the choices that Tier 1 corporations use to tie their supply, sales and human resouces functionality together. In the latest version there are over 100,000 individual transaction codes and over 300,000 individual tables. Does anyone really think that a bunch of hacks hired by the government because their leader was a classmate of moo shell could build something like this to support obamacare? When completed the Army logistics system which is transistioning to SAP will have over 150,000 users and is one of the biggest instances in the world.


50 posted on 12/03/2013 3:28:11 AM PST by Portcall24
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