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HHS: 5.6M of 6M Who Signed Up on Exchanges Will Get Federal Funding
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Posted on 01/13/2014 4:44:42 PM PST by Sub-Driver

HHS: 5.6M of 6M Who Signed Up on Exchanges Will Get Federal Funding January 13, 2014 - 6:13 PM By Terence P. Jeffrey

(CNSNews.com) - In their first three months of operation, the federal and state health-insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act—AKA Obamacare--have signed up 5,572,305 people who qualify to get federal funding for their health care, either through Medicaid or through an insurance premium subsidy, according to data released by the Department of Health and Human Service.

Those 5,572,305 are part of the “6 million Americans” HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said today have used the exchanges to sign up for health insurance or Medicaid.

However, some of these people, as noted by CNNMoney, were already on Medicaid.

Today, HHS released a report on the number of people who from October through December signed up for health insurance plans through the marketplaces. The report says that, as of the end of December, 2,153,421 individuals had signed up for private health care plans. Of these, HHS had data on whether or not 2,082,840 had qualified for federal financial assistance in purchasing their plan.

Of those 2,082,840, some 1,646,237—or 79 percent--did qualify for federal assistance. 436,603-or 21 percent—did not.

On Dec. 20, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services had released a report on the number of people who had used the federal and state marketplaces in October and November and had been determined to be qualified to enroll in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program. These totaled 3,926,068, according to that report.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: medicaid; obamacare
What a business model..........

FAIL.

1 posted on 01/13/2014 4:44:42 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
Mostly Medicaid.

0bamD0ntCare is a swindle.

2 posted on 01/13/2014 4:46:50 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Sub-Driver

If you didn’t get a subsidy, you are paying it.


3 posted on 01/13/2014 4:50:46 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Sub-Driver

Only the people heavily subsidized can afford it.


4 posted on 01/13/2014 4:52:07 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Sub-Driver

SCAM by the Chicago Mob and the EXEMPT treasonous
Congress that made $$$$$$ from it every way they could.


5 posted on 01/13/2014 4:52:52 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: Sub-Driver

Let’s just call it “The Affordable Votes Act”.

It’s much cheaper to make others pay for all those “Free-Government-Sh*t” voters through insurance subsidies and minimum wage increases. Who says the Democrats don’t know how to be thrifty?


6 posted on 01/13/2014 5:00:27 PM PST by Junk Silver
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To: Sub-Driver
This is a disaster of the first magnitude. Let's hope this thing gets overturned.
7 posted on 01/13/2014 5:03:05 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Junk Silver

It’s is and always was a big giveaway program.


8 posted on 01/13/2014 5:06:14 PM PST by BRK
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To: Vince Ferrer
And if you DID get a subsidy, taxpayers like ME are paying for your worthless gubbmit cheese eating ass!

Obamacare is nothing more than another redistribution of wealth scheme. Taking from those who work, funnelling money into government programs to "give" healthcare to the poor.

9 posted on 01/13/2014 5:16:22 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Sub-Driver

Hardly sustainable.

Onto a single payer system them - that was their plan all along!


10 posted on 01/13/2014 5:16:33 PM PST by yorkiemom
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To: Sub-Driver
the boy isn't smart enough to understand the business model of a lemonade stand...
11 posted on 01/13/2014 5:19:03 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Sub-Driver

Wow...93% are getting their health care subsidized by the rest of us. Who would have thought it? /s


12 posted on 01/13/2014 5:21:49 PM PST by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Parley Baer
Let's hope this thing gets overturned.

Let's hope my wife gets me a hot 30 yo nympho for a mistress. About as likely.

13 posted on 01/13/2014 5:22:14 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Sub-Driver

So they’re nit eating the middle class. And no young people.


14 posted on 01/13/2014 5:22:50 PM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Girlene

Reward friends.
Punish enemies.

Pretty much every “initiative” from the Chicago/DC mob fulfills this goal.


15 posted on 01/13/2014 5:23:52 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Sub-Driver

My socialist father thinks the only “fair” health care system is one where people pay a percentage of their income, rather than paying based on risk factors.

“Single payer based on income is the future. You can’t stop it.”

I shudder when I admit, I think he is right that we can’t stop it.

On another front, a Dutch colleague told a group of us on Friday that we are in for a couple of decades of painful transition, but that we will be better off in the end. Hooray?


16 posted on 01/13/2014 5:28:16 PM PST by laxcoach (Government is greedy. Taxpayers who want their own money are not greedy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s already 90% of the way to single payer with the insurance companies getting subsidized too


17 posted on 01/13/2014 5:32:35 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

If you look at Medicare, Medicaid, and Military, the fedgov is definitely more than halfway there.


18 posted on 01/13/2014 5:35:37 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: All

Is it true that those who recieve the subsidy will have to pay it back at income tax time? I heard that and I could immediately picture all those leeches finding out that their “refunds” had disappeared.


19 posted on 01/13/2014 5:39:46 PM PST by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: nascarnation

Exactly.


20 posted on 01/13/2014 5:40:55 PM PST by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: Sub-Driver

0bamaCare, going where Epic Fail hasn’t gone before.


21 posted on 01/13/2014 5:48:28 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Paladin2
0bamD0ntCare is a swindle.

Yep. And whether they qualify for Medicaid or get "an insurance premium subsidy," WE ARE PAYING FOR IT!!!!!

Many of these folks don't deserve the generally crummy service they'll get through Medicaid. And that will only get worse as more drs drop Medicaid patients.

22 posted on 01/13/2014 5:51:16 PM PST by upchuck (My Internet addiction is so bad... it's alt of ctrl.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Not Federal Funding, they are Federal LOANS.

If those who accept ever reach the trigger point, and undoubtably many will, they’re going to be put on the short bus back to the poorhouse.

Which is what this is all about anyway.


23 posted on 01/13/2014 5:56:27 PM PST by Balding_Eagle (Over production, one of the top 5 worries for the American Farmer every year.)
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To: laxcoach

The obvious response to your FIL is “Thus the need for a strong Second Amendment”.

‘Course family life is going to be hell for a few decades.


24 posted on 01/13/2014 5:59:10 PM PST by Balding_Eagle (Over production, one of the top 5 worries for the American Farmer every year.)
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To: Sub-Driver

So about seven percent weren’t federally subsidized, and I’d lay odds a sizable number of them were people who’d had their policies cancelled. We have here policies that are so bad we have to bribe people to buy them.


25 posted on 01/13/2014 6:08:24 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Valerie Jarret – “After We Win This Election, It’s Our Turn. Payback Time.”
What better way to get revenge than have the opponent pay the subsidies for “their people”.


26 posted on 01/13/2014 6:30:21 PM PST by ImNotLying (The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
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To: Balding_Eagle

Unfortunately, it is my actual father... Not my father in law.

My dad and I have a tacit agreement to not discuss politics. Xmas night my wife got offended about something so she threw out some Obamacare red meat, sat back, and enjoyed the show.


27 posted on 01/13/2014 6:56:51 PM PST by laxcoach (Government is greedy. Taxpayers who want their own money are not greedy.)
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To: Sub-Driver

in other words people are getting medicaid or medicare… so the exchanges still aren’t working

and there is no proof that almost 6 million have signed up that is nonsense of the highest order


28 posted on 01/13/2014 7:19:59 PM PST by Nifster
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To: laxcoach

Ah, father. You know, sometimes you just have to leave things alone, as you have wisely done.

I have a BIL with whom I don’t discuss things. He always sends a Christams letter with some dig at the end. I don’t read them, my wife does, just to remind me how far from reality he has strayed.

We just don’t send him one. At some point in a persons life a mental illness is just the way it is, and I’ve decided just to avoid it as much as possible.


29 posted on 01/13/2014 7:22:33 PM PST by Balding_Eagle (Over production, one of the top 5 worries for the American Farmer every year.)
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To: gop4lyf

No, they will not have to pay back subsidies unless they were given too much, then they have to pay it back.

For example, say someone gets a raise in pay during the month of June but does not let the “marketplace” know about it. At the end of the year, their income is more than what they first reported. And the subsidy was based on their first reported income (which was less).

So, they now owe back to the government the difference of the subsidy (based on original vs. year’s end income).


30 posted on 01/13/2014 7:29:58 PM PST by Cedar
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s a huge expansion of Medicaid that will be used as a vehicle toward single-payer. The system is already in place. (Medicaid)


31 posted on 01/13/2014 7:32:18 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Mo’ Money from dey gub’mint!


32 posted on 01/13/2014 7:33:45 PM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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And the Democrat campaign slogans will be:

“The Republicans will take away your health care”


33 posted on 01/13/2014 7:36:32 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: nascarnation
Reward friends.
Punish enemies.

Obammy Campaign promise kept!

34 posted on 01/13/2014 7:36:40 PM PST by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Cedar

That’s a shame.


35 posted on 01/13/2014 7:38:35 PM PST by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: Paladin2

If you give it away they will come.......


36 posted on 01/13/2014 8:00:13 PM PST by sheana
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To: Sub-Driver

Unless and until one Party has a Trifecta again, as the Democrats had in 2010, the ACA will remain. There are six ways to Sunday for a middle class person to avoid the fines, by obtaining insurance through an affinity group, for example. So the result will be an expansion of Medicare and a sort of ‘Medicare Plus’ to upwards of half the population. That is because it will be politically impossible to deny coverage to the those who signed up and are entitled to a (90%+) subsidy. The government will pay for crummy deadly inefficient health care for half the population and the other half will find a way to wriggle out. All of us will have to pay for the wasteful poor healthcare for the bottom half. The deficit will balloon even more. It will be single-payer for half. At least it will be better than single-payer for 95% and free market for only 5%, as is the case in England. The remaining question is: who will win a Trifecta first, and when?


37 posted on 01/13/2014 8:28:37 PM PST by Kennard
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To: Balding_Eagle; laxcoach
Everyone seems to have at least one in their life. For me it's my mother. Mom's an "FDR democrat". I never say anything political to her and if she brings up the subject, it's fairly easy for me to change the subject.

She's my mother, she's 93 years old, I love and respect her, plus she might give me a whoopin' if I sass her.

38 posted on 01/13/2014 8:44:49 PM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Sub-Driver

And yet one more reason why Obamacare is not actuarily sound.


39 posted on 01/13/2014 8:47:52 PM PST by grundle
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To: All

I started working in 1984 for a blue chip company. we had the best blue cross program you could buy. and we didn’t pay a dime. and when you went to the doctors, you couldn’t have got better care if you were warren buffet.
now, no matter how hard you worked your butt off to get a college degree and a job at a great company and gold plated insurance, you’re no better of than the inner city welfare bum who never worked a day in her life.


40 posted on 01/13/2014 10:03:17 PM PST by willywill
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To: Sub-Driver

Yeah, that’s gonna pencil out really well . . . NOT!


41 posted on 01/14/2014 12:26:34 PM PST by Wicket (1 Peter 3:15 , Romans 5:5-8)
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To: willywill

It’s all about equality dontcha know.


42 posted on 01/14/2014 2:30:47 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: willywill

All things will be sorted out in the end. There is justice in heaven.

And there is value in helping others through our daily lives, through whatever work we do. Let that be our aim, and leave the “bums” to God.

Your work of helping others will not go unnoticed.


43 posted on 01/14/2014 8:15:07 PM PST by Cedar
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To: Sub-Driver

Uh huh


44 posted on 01/16/2014 8:16:25 PM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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