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HHS’ Burwell Caught Low-Balling Congress on Cost of Healthcare.gov

A new report by Bloomberg Government indicates that Sylvia Burwell, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), gave a potentially misleading answer when she told Congress that Healthcare.gov – the federal government’s ObamaCare portal – cost taxpayers $834 million to build.

Nicole Kaeding at the CATO Institute teases out some of the unstated, but related, costs that balloon the overall price tag to $2.14 billion, far north of Burwell’s testimony.

I’ve summarized them here as bullet points: $300 million contract to process paper applications to serve as backups to electronic files $387 million for real-time interfacing between the IRS and Healthcare.gov to verify income and family size for insurance subsidy calculations $400 million in accounting tricks…[more]

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Home Press Room CFIF Launches TV Issue Ads in 10 Congressional Districts Urging End to Reckless Spending, National Debt Increases and Job-Killing Agenda
CFIF Launches TV Issue Ads in 10 Congressional Districts Urging End to Reckless Spending, National Debt Increases and Job-Killing Agenda Print
Tuesday, October 19 2010

The Center for Individual Freedom (“CFIF”) has launched a series of television issue ads in 10 Congressional districts to point out the excessive spending, increased national debt and job-killing agenda enacted by a runaway Congress.

Click on the thumb nails or titles below to view the ads.

CA-20: CFIF "Costa Debt"



 

FL-02: CFIF "Boyd Debt"




 

GA-08: CFIF "Marshall Jobs"



 

KY-06: CFIF "Chandler Jobs"



 

MS-01: CFIF "Childers Debt"




NJ-03: CFIF "Adler Debt"




 

NY-24: CFIF "Arcuri Debt"




 

NC-11: CFIF "Shuler Jobs"




 

NC-08: CFIF "Kissell Debt"



 

PA-11: CFIF " Kanjorski Debt"



 

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