So Far, Oregon Spending $6.8 Million Per Obamacare Enrollee
Q: What does $300 million in federal grant money to build one of the nation’s most expensive Obamacare exchanges get you?
A: If you’re Oregon, 44 enrollees.
So far, federal taxpayers have spent about $6.8 million per Oregon enrollee. And that doesn’t include the federal subsidies any of these Oregonians might qualify for, nor does it contain the remaining premium amount each enrollee will pay to have health insurance.
Maybe the Obama administration will reverse course and start claiming that Oregon’s exchange is really a job creator since someone got paid with all that money because at this point, it’s certainly not a financially viable health insurance portal.
If you still think no one can top President Barack Obama’s now infamously deceptive promise, “If you like your health insurance, doctor and hospital, you can keep them,” then you didn’t watch Ezekiel Emanuel’s appearance on Fox News Sunday last weekend.
Emanuel, a Harvard-trained bioethicist and one of the architects of ObamaCare, started out by walking back Obama’s unconditional guarantee.
“The president never said you were going to have unlimited choice of any doctor in the country you want to go to,” he said to host Chris Wallace. “[I]f…
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