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Year Two is Fast Approaching for Obamacare and Glitches Abound, says AMAC

‘Enrollees can expect new obstacles; many will need to go back to square one’

WASHINGTON, DC, Sep 19 – Documentation woes plague Obamacare as the Affordable Care Act prepares to begin its second year.

“More than 100,000 enrollees will lose coverage this month because the government claims they have failed to prove they are eligible for coverage.  And, more than 300,000 others may lose subsidies because they allegedly haven’t provided income verification.  But many of these individuals may be victims of the system,” according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.

A full year after the “botched” roll out of Obamacare, the systems that were put in place are still not working properly.  Thus, says Weber, eligibility and income verification documentation may have been lost or misfiled in the back-end of the Web site.

“In fact, officials of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have admitted to Congress that Web site is still loaded with bugs, despite a price tag for installation and repairs that is approaching the Billion Dollar mark.”

The government is well aware of the new problems those who opted for Obamacare will face this year.  That’s why the administration is “strongly” suggesting that individuals enrolled in Obamacare plans should re-visit the Web site to check out their policies, which were supposed to be automatically renewed.

Officials say that the great majority of those who signed up last year will, indeed, be automatically renewed.  But, Andrew M. Slavitt, Deputy Administrator at CMM, has cautioned those who enrolled last year that it is in their best interests to go back to the Web site to find out what kind of coverage they will have in the coming year.

In other words, renewal of coverage is automatic but your policies, premiums and subsidies may not be the same as they were last year.

Meanwhile, the CATO Institute warns that “thousands, possibly millions, of insurance policies will be cancelled over the next several months for not including all of Obamacare’s mandates which will increase the confusion for individuals.”

“The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable, after all, as many who signed up have already found out.  Adding insult to injury, the promise that you could “keep your doctor” turned out to be a ‘four Pinocchio” lie, as the Washington Post reported, and now, it turns out, you may not be able to keep your Obamacare plan.  You may need to go back to square one,” Weber said.

This year’s enrollment period will not be extended as it was last year.  It will start on November 15 and end on February 15.

“Glitches abound.  So, those who were forced to sign up last year had better do their homework.  And, while you’re at it, tell those candidates seeking your vote this November that the greatest health care system on the planet has been undermined by the law.  Tell them to go back to the drawing boards and devise a new plan, one that makes sense,” the AMAC chief suggested.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Dan Weber is available for telephone interviews on this issue.  Editors/reporters may contact John Grimaldi at 917-846-8485 or to set up a call.


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How many lives have to be destroyed before Obama and the Democrats realize that he is not is not smart enough, and all of the Democrats together are not smart enough to devise such a profound plan unilaterally? It takes ALL of our Representatives with input from all of the healthcare professionals many months, or even years to figure out a comprehensive plan that will truly work for everyone.
And, since the Democrats have been in control for 50 of the last 60 years, why haven’t they taken care of this many years ago; instead of waiting until we are drowning to try to do it?

Jerry M. you are 100% right. I couldn’t have said it better.

What we all saw on television a few years ago when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans was representative of what will happen to this entire country if government checks end. The guns were popping in the background, but guns could not provide food and water. People complained that government trucks were not there to cater the affair…and nothing was done until the government arrived to provide. People sat there and suffered whether able-bodied or not. Imagine what would happen if we were hit by a national disaster…but, better yet, what if the government was shut down?!!…and all the checks stopped. It would be like our entire nation was hit by Katrina. The government has slowly evolved this nation to a point where half the population is dependent on government for that check….both legitimate contributors and the ones who are not legitimate….but all dependence is critical. What would we do? What… Read more »

Here is a word of advice to all conservatives: Do not respond to the likes of THOMAS once you have determined what his comments are all about. Do not extend the forum by acknowledging him in any way.

When all is said and done about this terrible law — it will be nothing more than another federal government entitlement program due to the % of high number of subsidies. And we’ll just go deeper and deeper in debt. We don’t need any more government programs – we need to cut a few hundred out of the over 1800 Federal programs now in force. The Socialist States of America is in full swing due to liberals in Congress. And of course eventually, it will crash our great economy at some point under it’s own weight of entitlements!!

Of course, it is failing. it was not put into effect for the right reasons.

Yep, just got my premium increase from zero, now $40.00 a month! Also my co- pays, all up 25%. Where’s my 7.5 increase? Vote in Nov. It is our only hope, I mean chance, that hope stuff doesn’t seem to be working. It is a shame they ruined such a good word.

First coment I wrote they would not print. That is what the matter with the world today. CAN’T TAKE THE TRUTH !!!!!!!!!!!

I am a wanted man, went to jail FELON I will never be able to vote again but I am a Repubican I will never be able to vote again still Repubican and I have to put up with people being so DUMB that I don’t know what to do I only broke One law but will have to pay for it the rest of my LIFE. Should have had a job in White House or played some kind of Sport and would have gotting away with it. I AM A REPUBICAN what do think of that Nancy P.

I am on disability, and have long considered it the responsible thing to do to keep good health insurance. So, even since disability started, even before the ACA was passed to force people onto insurance plans, I would pay for extra coverage (Medicare Advantage) to be sure my providers are paid, and to keep my own out of pocket costs affordable. And it was doable, and I was happy with my Advantage plan, until this ACA got passed, and it has started going downhill for me. Rates increased last year, and coverage went down. My insurance company has just announced rates will increase for next year, as well, with more cuts. I am on a fixed income, but I still do what I can to be a vital part of our economy and the community, to pay my bills, and keep myself covered with good health insurance. But how am… Read more »
How about this article- Obamacare Architect says life is over at 75? Read it. He pretty much is trying to make a case that it is! Very scary! Of course he is WRONG! I know many people at 75 living full lives- even older people living full lives. But you have to wonder, why is this guy trying so hard to convince people that it’s over at 75 and trying to tell us that he would not let himself have cancer treatments, etc. after that age?!? I wonder who he is trying to convince. I can’t wait until he actually gets to that age, maybe he will re-think things? He thinks that he is special and somehow isn’t just another useful idiot for the government, but if they don’t want to treat the rest of us at 75, they’ll treat him the same. He just doesn’t know it yet. Here’s… Read more »
All the comments, I read more sense here than the Huffington Post ( the lunatic fringe of the left ) The left hates us, they hate this country, they hate our laws, our religion. Our reps in congress don’t do anything ( true they have put bills out and the senate has refused to bring them up, so they are not really a do-nothing congress) However, we are now being ruled not by England, but by domestic ruling class, we have traded one king for another. And we allowed it to happen. We have been taken over and not a shot fired. Some of you may remember Kruchev of communist Russia saying we will bury you without firing a shot. He was so right. In 1960 the courts ruled that teaching the Bible was unconstitutional. Since then we have seen increase in abortions, increase in births out of wedlock, increase… Read more »
We need to get the message out that WE the people own the goverment, they don’t own us! Prayer will bring back God’s blessings on this country of ours. So people PRAY without ceasing for people to see what has truly happened to our country, and they will get people up off their bu–s and GO VOTE. We also need to see how the candidate’s are chosen. Not by the Carl Rouls but by US. Dr. Ben Carson will not get the support from the Rep/party. The Rep/party think they know who is best for this country—just like the last two candidates they picked and lost. We have got to make some noise to be heard……Get out there and let your VOICE be heard. DON’T BE AFRAID OF WASHINGTON. WE the people still OWN IT. God bless us all in the coming days!
There are no glitches in OsamaCare. These problems were, are, and will be, fully intentional. It is part of the plan. Screw over as many of the enrollees as possible, since they can NOT un-enroll from OsamaCare. Shove Draconian requirements down their throats, foul up their enrollment, then practically rape them with the out-of-pocket costs that they will have no choice but to pay in order to stay out of the FEMA re-education concentration camps. I still have trouble comprehending how so many could have been gullible enough to actually vote for that subversive…… Some of them having travelled to several polling stations and voted multiple times. But, that’s life in a society where cradle-to-grave freeloaders have most of the say, voting themselves more taxpayer-funded goodies, so those who either actually need them, or earned them, get short-changed As drastic as this sounds, I’m actually looking forward to the coming… Read more »

yea republicans are going to fix all the problems in the country. c’mon there isn’t one candidate they have who can win.not one.

My son was brain injured at age 11 over 28 years ago. He has Medi-Care from his father’s untimely death and Medi-Cal in CA. We just received a letter from Dept. of Health Care Services that it is now mandatory for him to be on an HMO. We live in L.A.C. but 10 of his Specialist Physicians are in Orange County. He MUST go to an HMO in L.A. County where we reside. Also his multiple medications for seizure and other disorders will have to be through this HMO they are assigning us if we don’t sign for another of their minimal (4) HMO Agencies in L.A.C. , but none of his Doctor’s have any of these HMO’s that are available to us. They don’t care about continuity of care and meanwhile my Son gets the shaft. This is a Train Wreck Waiting to Happen! Thanks for the Vent.

I am blessed not to have to bother with Obama’s healthless care. When he came on the scene I was standing in front of my TV. I can’t describe the shroud of horror that swept over me, and never left. I thought that no one would vote for
this man, who seemed to me not eligible to be a USA president. So wrong! ‘
Is the military going to remain quiet? Are the people not going to do anything? Talking to people, I find they are getting too scared to leave their homes. God help us!

I agree the Obummer administration is working as designed. I’m more mad at the fool’s who elected these creations and would vote for them still if Obummer could run a third term (God forbid).

Obamacare is working perfectly. It was never intended to provide medical care for anybody. It was intended to destroy a large part of the U.S. Economy, give the government more control over our personal lives and create unrest in society. Looks like it is meeting those goals.

obamacare is a repackaged socialist hillarycare with a different stooge for a mouthpiece. The R’s need a candidate to run on the ELIMINATION of the I.R.S. and obamacare, and replaced with a fair or flat tax and national competition for health coverage. The muslim at 1600 has done what he said about transforming this country into a joke which is the only statement he has made that was’t a LIE. Get rid of that senile old sack of pus reid that has screwed this country long enough. He is just as destructive to this country as obama. obama is going to help his muslim brothers for 2 yrs. but we can rid this country of reid in Nov. Lets hope the R’s get a plan to show the people how they will make this country safer “close the border” and more productive. Hopefully they will not screw it up.