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If you like your (medical) privacy, you can(‘t) keep it

 
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If you like your (medical) privacy, you can(‘t) keep it

Of all the problems with Obamacare, one of the most serious, and least discussed, is the threat the bill poses to medical privacy. Obamacare gives the IRS authority to enforce the “individual mandate.” This means the IRS (yes THAT IRS) will collect medical information about millions of Americans. If the prospect of the IRS having […]


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Health Insurance CEO: Obamacare Customers Must Break ‘Choice Habit’

The head of a major health insurance company has admitted what conservatives have been saying for years:  Obamacare will ultimately limit patient choice. From The Daily Caller : “We have to break people away from the choice habit that everyone has,” Marcus Merz, CEO of Minnesota insurer PreferredOne, told The New York Times Tuesday. “We’re all […]


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Love fest for HHS nominee, first sign GOP folding on Obamacare?

Last week, the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing on Sylvia Burwell’s, current head of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), nomination to replace Kathleen Sibelius as head of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). When Burwell was first nominated, some Republicans promised to use her confirmation […]


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Obamacare contractor pays workers to do nothing

An investigative report out of KMOV shows that Serco, which has a federal contract worth upwards of $1.2 Billion, is paying workers to do nothing. According to a current employee, “the main thing is that the Data Entry side does not have hardly any work to do. They’re told to sit at their computers and hit […]


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Cost of fixing ObamaCare website rises to $121 Million

This is in addition to the $93.7 million it cost to build the non-functional website in the first place. From The Washington Times: Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the agency that oversees the HealthCare.gov website, said the new contract requirements include functions that were not included in the initial launch. The […]


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