Did The Government Send 1 Million People The Wrong Obamacare Subsidies?

Did The Government Send 1 Million People The Wrong Obamacare Subsidies?

According to a recent Fiscal Times article, “the government may be paying incorrect subsidies to more than 1 million Americans for their health plans in the new federal insurance marketplace and has been unable so far to fix the errors, according to internal documents and three people familiar with the situation.”

Even though the healthcare opposition vocalized immense concern over potential subsidy fraud, the administration appears to have delivered a system incapable of validating applicants’ salaries.  The process of subsidy distribution under the Affordable Care Act has been marred by significant ineptness and chaos.   Over the decades, the American government has struggled with separating the truly needy from those who simply seek to partake an unfair share of the spoils.  In the case of Obamacare, it appears that the government may have exacerbated this struggle by blurring the lines that separate these two groups.

 

Click here to read the full Fiscal Times article. 

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