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Friday, January 3, 2014

ObamaCare Causing Confusion and Lack of Treatments at Hospital

"Okay, there's going to be a few hiccups in the implementation of this irreversible march toward government domination... uh, I mean solving the health care crisis. But I want you all to remember something: this isn't happening to anyone who actually matters. Thank you."

Yeah, ObamaCare is going great. And it'll go even better once people realize they can no longer afford insurance nor the penalty tax inflicted upon them by this atrocious law. This is what you get when you combine government overreach, outright lies, and the Left's insatiable desire to hastily usurp power as they "do something" to address a largely phony crisis.

From the UK's Daily Mail Online:

Hospital staff in Northern Virginia are turning away sick people on a frigid Thursday morning because they can't determine whether their Obamacare insurance plans are in effect. 
Patients in a close-in DC suburb who think they've signed up for new insurance plans are struggling to show their December enrollments are in force, and health care administrators aren't taking their word for it. 
In place of quick service and painless billing, these Virginians are now facing the threat of sticker-shock that comes with bills they can't afford.  
'They had no idea if my insurance was active or not!' a coughing Maria Galvez told MailOnline outside the Inova Healthplex facility in the town of Springfield.
She was leaving the building without getting a needed chest x-ray.  
'The people in there told me that since I didn't have an insurance card, I would be billed for the whole cost of the x-ray,' Galvez said, her young daughter in tow. 'It's not fair – you know, I signed up last week like I was supposed to.' 
The x-ray's cost, she was told, would likely be more than $500. 
Galvez said she enrolled in a Carefirst Blue Cross bronze plan at a cost of about $450 per onth through healthcare.gov, three days before Christmas.  
Her Carefirst plan, identified on the Obamacare website as BlueChoice Plus Bronze, carries a $5,500 per-person deductible for 2014 – an amount she would have to pay out-of-pocket before her coverage would apply to medical expenses.  
President Obama has attracted widespread criticism, and a 'lie of the year' award from one newspaper's fact-checker, for promising that Americans who liked their health plans would be allowed to keep them.

Hey, but don't worry. It's going to get better. Obama said it would. We can trust him. Right? 

Uh.... right?

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