Skip to comments.Efforts to implement ObamaCare law raise concerns of massive government expansion
Posted on 07/03/2012 6:45:26 PM PDT by tobyhill
With the Supreme Court giving President Obama's new health care law a green light, federal and state officials are turning to implementation of the law -- a lengthy and massive undertaking still in its early stages, but already costing money and expanding the government.
The Health and Human Services Department "was given a billion dollars implementation money," Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg of Montana said. "That money is gone already on additional bureaucrats and IT programs, computerization for the implementation."
"Oh boy," Stan Dorn of the Urban Institute said. "HHS has a huge amount of work to do and the states do, too. There will be new health insurance marketplaces in every state in the country, places you can go online, compare health plans."
The IRS, Health and Human Services and many other agencies will now write thousands of pages of regulations -- an effort well under way:
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That horse was out of the barn decades ago.
Objective about to be achieved.
Should read “Government Implosion”.
So...the sheeple awake...a little late.
I bet enough people can get sick, be obese, needing electric carts, by pass operations, that they’ll break the system.... No one has figured out yet that MOST of our Health depends upon exercise, proper eating, living harmoniously, understanding it’s not JUST what you eat, but what eats you. Monogamous living, restraints on tobacco and alcohol..but NO, we’re going to offer every couch potatoe free Health Care. The system is broken before it even starts. I’d LOVE to go back to medical practices that existed in the days of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Where do we apply for one of those 16,000 new IRS jobs?
Stop whining. We had to pass it to see what was in it.