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Obamacare enrollment tops six million as deadline looms: White House (So What?)
Yahoo News ^ | 03/27/2014 | Roberta Rampton

Posted on 03/27/2014 2:00:35 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway

More than 6 million people have now signed up for private insurance plans under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law known as Obamacare, reflecting a surge in enrollments days before the March 31 deadline, the White House said on Thursday. The milestone gives the White House some ammunition to use against Republican critics, who have described the program as a flop in the build-up to midterm congressional campaigns in November, when Democratic control of the U.S. Senate is at stake. Only 10 days ago, the administration had pegged enrollment at more than 5 million people, and enlisted celebrities and top government officials to try to persuade more uninsured people - particularly the young and healthy - to sign up. The last-minute boost has exceeded the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office's estimate that 6 million people would sign up in the program's first year, down from earlier expectations of 7 million enrollees because of problems with websites used for shopping for insurance.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: aca; cancellations; democratcare; donkeycare; headcount; jackasscare; obamacare; obamacareenrollment; obamacarelies; obamacarescam
So they found Acorn members who registered 100 times each? It's still a huge flop, Obongo!
1 posted on 03/27/2014 2:00:35 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
2% of the population.

No biggie.

2 posted on 03/27/2014 2:01:25 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Of course only 42 of them have actually paid for it, but that's beside the point.
4 posted on 03/27/2014 2:02:04 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.")
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

BS! 600 MAYBE! FAIL!


5 posted on 03/27/2014 2:03:34 PM PDT by albie
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I wonder how many of those were signed up through the US consulate in Mexico City?


6 posted on 03/27/2014 2:03:36 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Paladin2

2.23 %. Hey, that’s pretty good. (I found 313.9 million as the total population. I was a bit surprised because I thought it was more. But that probably does not count the 12-20 million illegals.)


7 posted on 03/27/2014 2:07:20 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

But how many paid for it? That’s what counts—and the traditional definition of enrollment.


8 posted on 03/27/2014 2:08:19 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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If it is the law, and by law people are compelled under threat of fines or worse to sign up for it, why are they crowing so loudly that 2% of the population supposedly signed up? And what percentage of those that signed up for obamacare those that lost their insurance because of obamacare in th first place? And one other statistic would be interesting, what percentage of enrollees got a subsidy?


9 posted on 03/27/2014 2:08:23 PM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

What do you want to bet that all the MSM stations lead with this headline tonight, and go on and on about how successful 0bamacare is, how it allows everyone to have affordable insurance, the whole deal, neatly wrapped up with a bow? Plus they’ll give extra credit for the way that the enrollment has had such an amazing recovery since the initial rollout problems.


10 posted on 03/27/2014 2:08:50 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
I wonder if "enrolled" means:

someone actually completed their application

and they paid for their plan

and if they did complete their application and pay for their plan, that they have a useful product and aren't bearing the burden of an exorbitant premium with sky-high deductibles and the fact that they can't find a doctor within an hour's drive willing to accept their craptastic Obamacare insurance

I'm guessing 'no'.
11 posted on 03/27/2014 2:09:08 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

so ... now I have to ay for something because I DON’T want it.

what’s next?

how much not to get shot? not to have my car impounded?

insanity


12 posted on 03/27/2014 2:13:06 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: F15Eagle
You for got:

Payees: 1 million

13 posted on 03/27/2014 2:13:56 PM PDT by LS ('Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually.' Hendrix)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Eventually, the reality on the ground (actual paying people/mix of young to sick, etc.) will catch up with all the fake numbers and a major adjustment will occur. It won’t be pretty.


14 posted on 03/27/2014 2:14:38 PM PDT by Qiviut (It's hard to be a donk if you're sane & it's hard to be a pubbie if you have any integrity.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

They are now counting cats, dogs, goldfish and dead 3d cousins.


15 posted on 03/27/2014 2:15:05 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: Iron Munro

I’ll bet they were scrambling all over hell and gone trying to dig up any bum who could spell his name...bus ‘em on in!


16 posted on 03/27/2014 2:21:53 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

1 million Americans, 5 million illegals!


17 posted on 03/27/2014 2:22:07 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Qiviut

Free six pack of Colt 45 with each sign up!


18 posted on 03/27/2014 2:23:13 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

this magic negro,
so dumb I bet he couldn’t harvest watermelon.


19 posted on 03/27/2014 2:25:04 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

How many have paid their first payment?

How many will pay more than 1 payment?


20 posted on 03/27/2014 2:25:57 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Joe Boucher

Just proves Community Organizing qualifies you for nothing...!


21 posted on 03/27/2014 2:27:25 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Jim from C-Town

Exactly!...I don’t trust any of this crap!


22 posted on 03/27/2014 2:28:17 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Paladin2

Actually. I don’t believe the numbers. Just like unemployment.


23 posted on 03/27/2014 2:34:08 PM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Free six pack of Colt 45 with each sign up!

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Nope, nope, nope .... although I might deign to look at the website if given a REAL Colt .45 first.


24 posted on 03/27/2014 2:35:26 PM PDT by Qiviut (It's hard to be a donk if you're sane & it's hard to be a pubbie if you have any integrity.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“The milestone gives the White House some ammunition to use against Republican critics, who have described the program as a flop in the build-up to midterm congressional campaigns in November, when Democratic control of the U.S. Senate is at stake.”

How many Democrats will be using this “ammunition” in their campaigns this year? Repeating the lie often enough will NOT make it the truth in this case; the young people they needed to fiscally rape to pay for this exist only in memories from at least 10 years ago - today they can’t even find jobs.


25 posted on 03/27/2014 2:36:43 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Paladin2

What about the 90 million who may lose their insurance?


26 posted on 03/27/2014 2:36:50 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: F15Eagle

“”Cancellations: 50 million Enrollees: 6 million.””

Not to mention that there were 40 million uninsured in the country to begin with which made it absolutely imperative to pass the bill.....

Where are the remaining 34,000,000? When do we get to hear about the millions STILL WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE?


27 posted on 03/27/2014 2:37:11 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

and the 42 who paid wont be able to find a doctor who will accept the plan ...


28 posted on 03/27/2014 2:43:31 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Having experienced it first hand ... a family member registered at healthcare.gov and was told they qualified for Medicaid when in fact based on the salary chart they did not. They were unable to change it in the HHS system. Finally, after three weeks of dealing with the issue and evening getting their Congressman involved they were advised to get a new email address and password and register.
Question 1 - How many others had an issue with their account and were told to open an entirely new account ... thus being counted twice?
Question 2 - How many people truly do not qualify for Medicaid but accepted it anyways and are getting something they should not be getting?
29 posted on 03/27/2014 2:44:20 PM PDT by zeaal
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Obamacare Navigators Helping People Enroll At Mexican Consulates
30 posted on 03/27/2014 3:30:59 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: zeaal
Did your family member get to read a sample policy before enrolling? I understand that they are not available in any detail. A friend's wife lost her insurance in November for 2014 and enrolled in Obamacare receiving a Silver policy for substantial increment in deductible. She was diagnosed with stage 2 cancer in January and her oncologist said the Silver policy does not cover her chemo treatment at all. It was never covered according to the policy she received by snail mail two weeks ago, 99 days after enrollment.
31 posted on 03/27/2014 3:31:37 PM PDT by masadaman
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

After hearing reports of the numbers from the individual states there is no way six million have enrolled. This is a flat-out lie from the White Hut.

Obambi and the Democrats are congenital liars and would not know how to tell the truth.


32 posted on 03/27/2014 6:37:14 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: 9YearLurker

When I enrolled for my private insurance I was not enrolled until I gave them a check.


33 posted on 03/27/2014 9:11:23 PM PDT by cpdiii
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To: OldMissileer

It’s hard not to conclude that they somehow had the Democrat operatives at the census bureau goose some of the numbers for them.


34 posted on 03/27/2014 9:27:56 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

My question (unanswered) has always been — who were the 30 (or 48) million uninsured? Pre-ObamaCare, there were three tiers of people:

1) The Regular Folks: self-sufficient workers ->> had their own health care (individual or group)

2) The Old Folks: some retired super-rich, others mega-poor, most somewhere in between ->> all had Medicare

3) The Indigent Folks: the working poor and/or disabled, etc. ->> all had Medicaid

Into which category fell the supposed 30 (or 48) million uninsured?


35 posted on 03/27/2014 9:32:15 PM PDT by kevao (Biblical Jesus: Give your money to the poor. Socialist Jesus: Give your neighbor's money to the poor)
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