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Wait, Has the Obamacare Federal Exchange Only Enrolled 5,000 People?
Townhall.Com ^ | October 13, 2013 | Guy Benson

Posted on 10/13/2013 11:03:32 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

The Daily Mail's Thursday scoop revealed that just 51,000 Americans successfully enrolled in the federal Obamacare exchanges over its first week -- an infinitesimally tiny percentage of the "46 million" uninsured Americans the law's supporters frequently cite. But is the real number actually a fraction of that fraction? Oh my:

Based upon my survey of a large number of health plans accounting for substantial market share in the 36 states the federal insurance exchange is operating in, not more than about 5,000 individuals and families signed-up for health insurance in the 36 states run by the Obama administration through Monday. It is not uncommon for a major health insurer with a large market share to report less than 100 enrollments in the first week. Reports today say the enrollments continue to trickle in at about the same rate. Worse, the backroom connection between the insurance companies and the federal government is a disaster. Things are worse behind the curtain than in front of it. Here is one example from a carrier--and I have received numerous reports from many other carriers with exactly the same problem. One carrier exec told me that yesterday they got 7 transactions for 1 person - 4 enrollments and 3 cancelations.

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And 5000 enrollments might also be a gross overestimate.
1 posted on 10/13/2013 11:03:32 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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5,000 data-corrupted applications sent to the insurance companies.


2 posted on 10/13/2013 11:05:46 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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How many of the 5000 will have their IDs stolen?


3 posted on 10/13/2013 11:06:46 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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I dont see how they managed to enroll anybody with that app.


4 posted on 10/13/2013 11:09:27 AM PDT by bergmeid
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5 posted on 10/13/2013 11:12:17 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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5000 is a whopping 1.08695652173913 x 10-4 of 46 million!!!
6 posted on 10/13/2013 11:14:47 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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I’m on Medicare so I’m out of the loop here but when I read that you had to register and give personal info BEFORE you could check rates I was appalled.

They must think everyone has the IQ of a rock.

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7 posted on 10/13/2013 11:16:31 AM PDT by Mears (Liberalism is the art ot being easily offended.)
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The horizontal fins. ‘59 Impala had them like that too (only more so).


8 posted on 10/13/2013 11:17:17 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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That’s going to be something to watch in the months ahead.


9 posted on 10/13/2013 11:18:25 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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The over/under betting line for the number of months the average young and healthy person will mail-in a healthcare premium payment is two (2).

Obama Nocare is a disaster of monstrous proportions.

10 posted on 10/13/2013 11:18:32 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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Any idiot willing to throw their life history to Barry gets what they deserve.

FU Barry.


11 posted on 10/13/2013 11:19:28 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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Maybe it’s time for a lot of disinformation being submitted to this behemoth.

Just for fun of course.


12 posted on 10/13/2013 11:25:52 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Mears
I’m on Medicare so I’m out of the loop here but when I read that you had to register and give personal info BEFORE you could check rates I was appalled.

On the state sites you definitely don't have to do that.

I continue to think that governors who refused Expanded Medicaid and the state exchanges , given the realities of the situation, did not do their citizens any favors.

Also, you may be back "in the loop" eventually when everything collapses and single payer emerges.

13 posted on 10/13/2013 11:28:30 AM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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Wait, Has the Obamacare Federal Exchange Only Enrolled 5,000 People?

ANYONE who has tried to get on the website would be astounded that 500, much less 5,000 have been able to enroll!

14 posted on 10/13/2013 11:29:42 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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Don’t get me started. The truth alone will handle it. :^)


15 posted on 10/13/2013 11:36:28 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama’s brand of socialism makes the communist-era Yugo look like great engineering.


16 posted on 10/13/2013 11:38:10 AM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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I remember the Edsel very well. I predict it will be remembered as a grand success when compared to Obamacare.


17 posted on 10/13/2013 11:40:08 AM PDT by JimSEA
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Uh, yeah they did do us a favor. I don’t want my state taxes going into the implementation of this boondoggle. The citizens can do us all a favor and not try to sign up, especially since it sounds like most of the people signing up already have and can afford insurance, they’re just looking for a price cut courtesy of the U.S. taxpayer.


18 posted on 10/13/2013 11:40:33 AM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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As the Shrill/Hill would say, "Who cares if its 5000 or 50000?"

Only “hundreds” have been able to sign up for a health care plan at the Obamacare websites. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Okay now we will try the landline # 1-800-318-2596 listed above or 1-800-318-2596 = 1-800-FAU-CKYO.


19 posted on 10/13/2013 11:41:06 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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Good one!


20 posted on 10/13/2013 11:45:30 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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