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.
With trademark petulance, Barack Obama denounced the Senate this week for rejecting his flawed gun control legislation.
Of course, considering the slow-motion disaster that is his most defining act to date – ObamaCare – Americans should breathe a sigh of relief. Simply put, when Obama gets what he wants, it means calamity for everyone else.
But don’t take our word for it. This week, one of the most powerful Democrats in America called ObamaCare a “train wreck.”
Senator Max Baucus (D – Montana), who holds the high-profile…
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