ObamaCare’s Eligibility Verification System Open to Abuse
The Government Accountability Office set up a sting operation to test whether ObamaCare’s eligibility verification system is open to abuse.
GAO discovered a resounding Yes.
“Fake applicants were able to get subsidized insurance coverage in 11 of 18 attempts,” reports National Journal.
Investigators had the most success when using ObamaCare’s online and telephone enrollment systems. These improper enrollments resulted in subsidies totaling $30,000 annually.
The findings of the sting operation bode ill for the controversial health reform law. The failure to correctly match applicants to subsidies indicates that ObamaCare’s expensive digital architecture is failing in one of its most basic tasks.
“Does the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment forbid what its text plainly requires? Needless to say (except that this case obliges us to say it), the question answers itself.”
-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
Clearly, no moral or political issue has divided and agonized America throughout its history like the scourge of racial discrimination.
For that reason, it is bizarre to hear repeated calls for “a national conversation on race,” since no subject in American history has been discussed less than race.
"This week the original 9/11 Commission put out an update on global terrorism. The report says the 'complacency' that led to 9/11 'is happening again.'How, then, to explain someone who claims he can run the country and a troubled world out of his back pocket while he flies from fundraiser to fundraiser? Barack Obama is the most provincial U.S. president in at least a century. The progressive Democrats…[more]