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.
This article was originally published by Forbes on June 10, 2013.
“…He has erected a Multitude of new Offices, and sent hither Swarms of Officers to harass our People, and eat out their Substance…” – The Declaration of Independence
Since our inception, we’ve aspired to remain a nation of laws, not of men.
For that to be true, however, our laws must be of sufficient clarity that we can understand them and guide our conduct accordingly. Otherwise, the rule of law dissipates, and the tyranny of bureaucrats expands.
On March 23, 2010,…
"Conservatives had better start paying attention to the budget battle raging in Washington: If things go south — and they are poised to do just that — the tea party’s single greatest policy victory, the sequester, could be destroyed. And worse yet, it could be destroyed in exchange for nothing. ... 'The sequester is the only place where conservatives have gotten a victory,' Americans…[more]
—Christopher Bedford, The Daily Caller Associate Editor
— Christopher Bedford, The Daily Caller Associate Editor