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Thousands to Be Questioned on Eligibility for Health Insurance Subsidies
NYT ^ | 15 jun 2014 | ROBERT PEAR

Posted on 06/15/2014 9:47:33 PM PDT by shove_it

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is contacting hundreds of thousands of people with subsidized health insurance to resolve questions about their eligibility, as consumer advocates express concern that many will be required to repay some or all of the subsidies.

Of the eight million people who signed up for private health plans through insurance exchanges under the new health care law, two million reported personal information that differed from data in government records, according to federal officials and Serco, the company hired to resolve such inconsistencies...

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: acafiasco; obamacare
With any luck, the worst of this will hit voters before election day.
1 posted on 06/15/2014 9:47:33 PM PDT by shove_it
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To: shove_it

It appears the Obamanoids gave everyone a subsidy in order to get the numbers they needed to get the Republicans off of their back. Now they’ve figured out they aren’t going to be able to pay for everyone to have healthcare paid for those who are paying the taxes. Morons.


2 posted on 06/15/2014 9:57:49 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: shove_it

Bump


3 posted on 06/15/2014 9:59:19 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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>> two million reported personal information that differed from data in government records

In other words, income.


4 posted on 06/15/2014 10:46:48 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: shove_it

are you white? yes? no subsidy. no? okay subsidy.


5 posted on 06/15/2014 11:04:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: shove_it
Alll those happy "I love my Obamacare" folks will be singing a different tune if/when they get a hefty tax bill ... one the IRS can use every means at their disposal to collect. Per the article below, bills could range from a couple of hundred dollars to $10-12K.

Are ObamaCare's Tax Credits Harmless? The Little Understood Dark Side Of The Subsidies

By accepting a tax credit, low-income or lower-middle class families face significant tax ramifications and potential financial risk. Congress has changed the rules twice on consumers for the credits, making the income cliffs steeper, and fully equipping the IRS to claw back overpaid subsidies (unlike the individual mandate penalty).

The flip side of the tax credits is almost unknown to the general public.

6 posted on 06/15/2014 11:23:06 PM PDT by Qiviut ( Dave Brat was “Eric Cantor’s Term Limit” BOOM!! Yes, We the People CAN vote the b@stards OUT!!!)
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To: Qiviut

Interesting Obamacare development.


7 posted on 06/15/2014 11:49:37 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: shove_it
Thousands to Be Questioned on Eligibility for Health Insurance Subsidies.
With any luck, the worst of this will hit voters before election day.

This article just hit the conscious voter between the eyes.

Embarrassingly, the New York Times went from "thousands" in the headline, to "hundreds of thousands" in the body of the Article, to two million before the article concludes.

Baraq Hussein may be able to get away with such borderline insane inconsistencies in his confusion and confounding of opinions with facts, but a major National Newspaper practicing such blatant unprofessional irrelevancy, as "news," is astonishing.

8 posted on 06/16/2014 12:08:26 AM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: Gene Eric
two million reported personal information that differed from data in government records.
In other words, income.

Why mince words?
Call it what it is : FRAUD!

9 posted on 06/16/2014 12:12:30 AM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: publius911

Being forced off my decent insurance plan due to ObamaCare regulations, I had to scout around for something new. Although, I’m off the exchange, I checked it out and noticed that income status made a significant difference in premiums, and income verification would at some point occur later. So, I guess many applicants decided it was worth cheating.

Btw, I couldn’t keep my doctor. And my premiums increased by 10% to $1400/month with higher deductibles. ObamaCare rules!


10 posted on 06/16/2014 12:36:00 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: publius911

2 million audits from the IRS, lovely......epic disaster.


11 posted on 06/16/2014 3:50:57 AM PDT by sunmars
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they need to make sure these people vote the right way come November..


12 posted on 06/16/2014 3:54:46 AM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: shove_it

Like these people are ever going to have to pay this money back.


13 posted on 06/16/2014 5:02:56 AM PDT by randita
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To: publius911
Embarrassingly, the New York Times went from "thousands" in the headline, to "hundreds of thousands" in the body of the Article, to two million before the article concludes.

The headline editor tossed cold water on the article. If the LIVs read the first two sentences, the message is clear.

14 posted on 06/16/2014 6:12:06 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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