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.
The paramount principle that drew America’s first permanent settlers across the Atlantic, and upon which our nation was founded, was:
(a) The freedom to practice one’s religion beyond government interference; or
(b) The right to force private employers to provide birth control and abortive drugs in violation of their religious beliefs, under penalty of law
Although posited in jest, that question actually serves to properly frame the issue currently before the United States Supreme Court in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. …
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