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NYT Wrong, Again, on ObamaCare

October 28, 2014 — The Prescription Pad

Yesterday, The New York Times, a consistent cheerleader for ObamaCare, questions: Is the Affordable Care Act Working?  It should come as no surprise ...

IRS: “Wherever we can, we follow the law”

September 10, 2014 — The Prescription Pad

Today, IRS Commissioner Koskinen painted a clear picture of how the IRS plans on “overseeing” billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.  When asked by Health Subcommittee Chairman Brady if the IRS would be following the law and collecting taxpayer dollars that went to people who were not eligible, Koskinen simply said, “Wherever we can, we follow the law.”

Administration Sends Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Out the Door Without Income Verification

July 01, 2014 — The Prescription Pad

Today, the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report revealing that the Administration did not have the capability to verify eligibility for tax subsidies in the ObamaCare Exchanges.  The report found that out of 2.9 million people who applied for subsides, 2.6 million had unresolved inconsistencies related to “citizenship, national status, and lawful ...

An ObamaCare Statement That Actually Came True

May 12, 2014 — The Prescription Pad

Then: Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius: “I think premiums are likely to go up” – Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the FY2015 Budget, March 12, 2014 Now: “

Democrats’ Medicare Advantage Cuts Hurt Seniors

April 07, 2014 — The Prescription Pad

Today, CMS outlined the ObamaCare cuts to Medicare Advantage (MA) as part of its 2015 rate notice.  While CMS relented on several administrative changes that would have layered on top of the ObamaCare cuts scheduled to hit, it remains clear that these cuts will negatively impact seniors who will feel the harsh realities of the MA cuts.  However, as the

Camp Statement on Fourth Anniversary of ObamaCare

March 21, 2014 — The Prescription Pad

Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released the following statement in advance of the fourth anniversary of President Obama signing ObamaCare into law on March 23, 2010.  “This law has failed the American people.  Instead of lower costs and greater options, ...

Reality Check: ObamaCare Will Increase Costs

March 20, 2014 — The Prescription Pad

Myth: Minority Leader Pelosi: “Pelosi also emphasized that health law’s name, the Affordable Care Act, is important because it describes what the law will do: lower costs” – Press Conference, March 20, 2014 

Democrats Refuse to Accept ObamaCare Hurts Jobs

February 18, 2014 — The Prescription Pad

MYTH:“There is absolutely no evidence, and every economist will tell you this, that there is any job-loss related to the Affordable Care Act.” – Health and Human Services Secretary