October 29, 2013
Top health exchange official apologizes for Obamacare website woes
The head of the agency running the troubled federal government health insurance website apologized for the website’s problems Tuesday , promising once again that they would be fixed.
Members of the House Ways and Means Committee immediately lit into Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator Marilyn Tavenner, demanding to know why Americans should trust that the troubled website, or even the entire health care law, will ever work.
Of course we already knew Obama didn’t know nothing.
October 25, 2013
Isn’t this what Ted Cruz was trying to tell people???
Builders of Obamacare website say more testing was needed.
The contractors, CGI Federal and Quality Software Services, said the two weeks of testing done in late September wasn’t enough to ensure the many components from different contractors operating smoothly in unison before the entire system went online Oct. 1.
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August 2, 2013
You can keep your doctor if he doesn’t move on, hope your didn’t like him or anything : Obamacare Fallout: More Doctors Opting Out of Medicare
Three times more doctors are refusing Medicare patients than three years ago, many citing Medicare’s increasing rules and lowered payment rates.
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which administers the program, even doctors who still see some Medicare patients are limiting the number of Medicare patients they will treat, reports The Wall Street Journal. Link to Yahoo Story here …
Uncle sugar daddy won’t pay … Note this is not medicaid but it is medicare … most seniors only healthcare.
Get in line like all the other people do. And here I thought …. Obama said …. Didn’t you know he doesn’t tell the truth about anything?
March 23, 2013
Here it comes boys and girls, get ready for free. LOL … I think you are about to find out what free really is all about.
The Commonwealth Fund reported:
Federal officials are developing contingency plans in case the health insurance exchanges are not fully ready to begin enrolling people on Oct. 1, the head of the agency that’s building the massive 50-state marketplace structure said last week.
Gary Cohen, director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, also said there is “some possibility” that some states now conditionally approved to run their own marketplaces might not be able to launch them on Oct. 1. But he vowed that every state will have an exchange, which could mean the federal government might have to have more of a role than anticipated in states that can’t get to the finish line in time.
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November 15, 2012
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will lay off 76 employees this week and cut a total of 950 jobs by the end of next June, the center’s chief executive said today.
Dr. John McConnell said most of the cuts are administrative positions, but some faculty members could lose their jobs due to cuts in federal research funding. He also said 2012-13 revenue is being affected by “deep cuts in Medicare and Medicaid payments, which constitute nearly half of our health-care reimbursements.”
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