Skip to comments.Hawaii health care exchange spent $10,800 per enrollee
Posted on 05/11/2014 7:25:23 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Obamacare is proving to be a lesson in government waste, inefficiency, and incompetence. Does anyone in the world think that a private company could survive if it spent money the way several states have done on their health care exchanges? Massachusetts, Maryland, and Oregon have already abandoned their expensive efforts, and more states are expected to follow. Hawaii may be one of them:
The chief executive of Hawaii's largest health insurance company is calling on Hawaii to shut down its beleaguered health insurance exchange, which was set up as part of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
The rollout of Hawaii's health exchange was delayed and plagued with technical problems. The Connector was awarded more than $200 million in federal funds. It has used about $100 million. It signed up 9,217 individuals, plus 628 employees and dependents. To date, the Connector has raised only $40,350 in user fees, according to Nathan Hokama, the exchange's spokesman.
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Yeah. So what. It was free Federal Money - grants, they called them. It helped Hawaii set up their scam and they got paid to do it - in spades. Where’s the problem with that. I mean so what if that money could have paid for the first year’s policy for everyone there? So effing what? At this point, what does it matter? It got spent in Hawaii so you can assume it went for good things, right? Just don’t ask into whose pockets it all went. Okay?
yeah, what Gaffer said.
And the hits just keep on coming.