Skip to comments.'The system is down': Obamacare glitches go public, reasons unclear
Posted on 10/01/2013 5:17:03 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
'The system is down': Obamacare glitches go public, reasons unclear Photo 7:44pm EDT
By Sharon Begley and Caroline Humer
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Blank boxes where security questions are supposed to appear. Pleas to "be patient." Error messages galore. Notices that "the system is busy right now." Web pages timing out before they load. Garbled lines of text riddled with stray question marks.
Technology experts and government officials were stumped about the reasons for the computer glitches plaguing the Obama administration's launch of new health insurance exchanges. They variously blamed an unexpected deluge of customers and outright errors that information technology (IT) teams labored throughout the day to fix.
Officials scrambled just to keep up with what was working and what was not. In a late-afternoon call with reporters, Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), said that the federal website running the 36 exchanges operated by CMS had "added capacity" to address the problems with the security questions. Told that users were still blocked by security-question snafus, she said: "We are making improvements as we speak."
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Will be dead by then thank goodness...
I’m more than willing to remain patient if they can make good on that promise.
Wonder how long till the Regime accuses Ted Cruz of hacking the system.
They’ve decided to kill it electronically. Saves face over defending it publicly.
That is, the faster they kill it - their own plan - the faster they can try to salvage ‘14. Sorry, ain’t happening.
Welcome to the new third world America. To all the fools who voted for this clown twice what do you have to say for yourselves now?
I imagine the system is getting slammed by people looking for free heathcare.
Imagine how upset they’ll be when they discover it isn’t.
ha Epic Fail sandwich O’Booger
hmm a Pimento cheese on Kings Hawaiian sounds good rite now!
The progs have already tried to blame “The Jester” for it. LOL!
Well, this part of their website works...
What if someone doesn’t have health coverage in 2014?
If someone who can afford health insurance doesnt have coverage in 2014, they may have to pay a fee. They also have to pay for all of their health care.
When the uninsured need care
When someone without health coverage gets urgentoften expensivemedical care but doesn’t pay the bill, everyone else ends up paying the price.
That’s why the health care law requires all people who can afford it to take responsibility for their own health insurance by getting coverage or paying a penalty.
People without health coverage will also have to pay the entire cost of all their medical care. They won’t be protected from the kind of very high medical bills that can sometimes lead to bankruptcy.
The fee in 2014 and beyond
The fee in 2014 is 1% of your yearly income or $95 per person for the year, whichever is higher. The fee increases every year. In 2016 it is 2.5% of income or $695 per person, whichever is higher.
In 2014 the fee for uninsured children is $47.50 per child. The most a family would have to pay in 2014 is $285.
It’s important to remember that someone who pays the fee won’t get any health insurance coverage. They still will be responsible for 100% of the cost of their medical care.
After open enrollment ends on March 31, 2014, they won’t be able to get health coverage through the Marketplace until the next annual enrollment period, unless they have a qualifying life event.
Minimum essential coverage
To avoid the fee in 2014 you need insurance that qualifies as minimum essential coverage. If you’re covered by any of the following in 2014, you’re considered covered and don’t have to pay a penalty:
Sorry, Progs, but you are old enough to know what happens when you Believe Your Own Bullshit.
‘deluge of customers’? They couldn’t have figured the first day would be busy?
And we should feel comfortable knowing people this clueless are managing our health care.
Obama Admin picked Family Members to make Web site ?
It sounds like “Y2K” finally got here.
Barak “404” Obama
Holder’s people did it.
Reasons unclear? Sheesh. The reasons are: the law was written by who knows who, promoted and passed (so we could find out what’s in it) by liberals without a clue, championed by the Liar in Chief, and administered by TSA wanna bes.
What could go wrong?
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