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.
It’s no secret that America’s economy has continued to stagnate throughout Barack Obama’s tenure.
Despite the fact that the last recession officially ended almost five years ago in June 2009, U.S. economic growth has averaged just 2.1% since that time. That’s substantially below the 70-year postwar average of 3.1%.
One bright spot endures, however. Industries reliant upon intellectual property (IP) – the legal doctrine that protects inventors, creators, scientists and artists through copyright, patent and trademark laws – provide a notable…
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