GOP piles on after nearly half of Obamacare’s co-ops fail

Leading Senate Republicans pressed the administration Monday to explain how it plans to recoup $2.4 billion in loans to Obamacare’s flailing co-op program and whether consumers will be able to get new coverage without significant hiccups.

Officials in Arizona announced Friday that its co-op will close in 2016, meaning nearly half of the 23 programs set up under the Affordable Care Act have failed.

“These non-profit, consumer-run health plans were intended to improve coverage, increase competition, and provide more affordable options. The CO-OPs are not living up to these expectations,” Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, of Utah, and Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, of Tennessee, wrote in a letter to Andy Slavitt, acting administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Their push comes one day before House Republicans kick off a pair of hearing on the co-ops’ woes, which have energized Obamacare’s critics right as the administration kicks off the law’s third round of signups on its web-based marketplace.

The co-ops, or Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans, were supposed to offer a consumer-oriented alternative to big-business insurance companies when the Affordable Care Act began to offer subsidized coverage on the exchanges in January 2014.

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Pres  Obunghole views this as socialism in its finest hour. Your kids and grandkids will pay for it.

Unfortunately, you get what you vote for, and the low info idiots cannot THINK for themselves, we are TOAST!

Duh!  They lifted the Debt Ceiling don't you know?  Now we have unlimited money to dump into OC.  

Just repeal his tax act, that is all obamacare is, an illegal tax.

I lived under a COOP health care plan back in the late 1990's. I was working for an engineering Co. that did civil eng work for Wal Marts new store acq.

That COOP  worked good one year, the first and from then on it was next to impossible to get any medical attention because the people back at the parent office in Bentonville Arkansas were an unhealthy crew unlike us in the California office, plus they were having ONE BABY AFTER ANOTHER NON STOP...... like rabbits!

Needless to say the funds were running out and it was failing. COOP's never work. We were asked by Management to please only go to your doctor if its an emergency and the word out was that too many were using the health care unnecessarily--NOW-----THAT SUCKS!!!!!!

Well it finally failed and the company began to fail similar to our overall economy AND HEALTH CARE OBAMA CARE is under OBAMA.

Layoffs would abound and the company called it Employee PRUNING-- to the tune of 27 jobs in 1 day and there were more to come. In an intercepted email, by an office employee, meant for a manager, The CEO's statement read Boy I feel better now after letting 1/3 of the office go.

This is the mentality we see from Obama and company----F Obama and his FAILED health care.

Divide and conquer! This is the plan of this POS in the rainbow house! The only way to save America, Democracy and, the Constitution! I believe; (because it's inevitable) "Have our Civil War and, exterminate the POS in the rainbow house!"

We are a republic, not a democracy.

Obama and the Democrats steal $756 billion from Social Security to pay for Obamacare and now Boehner, McConnell, Reid, Pelosi and Obama take $150 billion to shore up SS Disability coverage.  Darn it, the funds in Social Security is our money.  We didn't ask for charity, we were sold a government program that forced us to pay for the potential benefit our entire working lives.  Now I watch our government steal the money before our very eyes. Did they tell us about this? Did they explain this to us? Did they tell us how they will pay it back? Has anyone stood up and explained why this was necessary?  Besides the thieving Democrats, which Republicans signed off on this fiasco?  Nothing makes a Country look "great" like a bunch of millionaires stealing from the elderly.

I wonder why the "experts" could not have predicted this outcome of socialized medical care.

I am glad I am not an expert.

The planned strategy of destroying our healthcare system, for Obamacrap, with its intended end of complete failure, is happening before our eyes. I’m amazed at how many people fail to listen to these socialist haters of everything USA. They tell the country, openly their intentions, like a rattle snake rattles before striking, Harry Reid, Pelosi, Boxer, Feinstein, Obama all said to whoever would care to listen, that the so called ACA is NOT their final intent, hell no, that’s just a stepping stone as they steamroll over us all with whom to the tomb Single Payer, complete government control of your life. By controlling your healthcare they control you. Say goodbye to our Representative Republic and look complete socialism in the eye, Obama’s dream child. To prevent this from escalating to complete fulfillment we need a strong, no nonsense, man at the helm. Putin said the games are over, we need a strong, tough speaking man to face him head on, him and the rest of the worlds tyrants and that sure as hell isn’t Ben soft speaking milquetoast Carson. Bring on Mr. Trump.

It was not the stupidity of the American voters that brought on OBAMACARE it was a bunch of Congress persons that signed  that bill with out reading it.I don't have to tell you if you were buying a pig in a poke that you would read the whole thing before signing it. And I think that those lawyers of the Congress should be turned out and sent to a mental ward.

The co-ops, or Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans, were supposed to offer a consumer-oriented alternative to big-business insurance companies when - it is NOT The Affordable Care Act it is The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 - began to offer subsidized coverage on the exchanges in January 2014.

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Pelosi Disaster!  95% Of Americans Tuned Out Impeachment Show Trials On Friday — Only The Second Day Of Testimony

Despite the constant hype Americans are already tuning out the sham impeachment trials.

On the second day of the public show trials 95% of Americans turned off the nonsense.

Americans are worn out by all of the fake news and hysteria.


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Yawn: 95% of U.S. Adults Skipped Day 2 of Democrats' Impeachment Hearings 

Yawn: 95% of U.S. Adults Skipped Friday’s Impeachment Hearings

Americans aren’t exactly obsessed with the Democrats’ impeachment hearings, it seems. Friday’s second day of live, wall-to-wall coverage drew an average of 12.7 million viewers on ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN,

Flashback: Horrible News For Shifty Schiff – Majority Of Americans Don’t Want Impeachment, 76% Don’t Trust Dems And Believe Media Is Pushing The Sham

No One in American Wants Impeachment except the Far-left Socialist Democrats and their Corrupt Media. They hate President Trump because he is a winner. He beat them and he’s making America great again as he said he would.

The Democrats and their corrupt media are totally blinded by their rage and they don’t realize that no one is in favor of impeachment.

We reported a week ago that FOX News released a poll where they stated that 49% of Americans were for Trump Impeachment. But their polling was flawed. The real extrapolated results of the poll using an accurate proportion of Republicans, Democrats and Independents showed that only 30% of Americans are in favor of Trump’s Impeachment and they’re all Democrats.

Next, a few days ago we reported on another poll that was consistent with the results of our extrapolated FOX News poll.

Nearly three quarters of all Americans have little or no trust in the way that Schifty Schiff is running the impeachment process –

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You won’t hear this in the mainstream media: Nearly three fourths of Americans have little to no trust in the House Democrats’ handling of their impeachment process. 🤔

Today another poll was released with similar results.

Most Americans believe that the corrupt media is trying to help get President Trump impeached. Three-quarter of Republicans, half of independents and even a third of Democrats believe this to be the case. No one trusts Schifty Shiff or the corrupt media pushing his impeachment sham.

IT Guy@ITGuy1959

1- "Seventy-six percent (76%) of Republicans and a plurality (48%) of voters not affiliated with either major political party say most reporters are trying to help impeach Trump, a view shared by only 36% of Democrats."

Let's recast that last phrase 

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Most Say Media Working With Democrats to Impeach Trump... 

This is perhaps the worst gaffe in modern political history.

This Schiff Show does not have a happy ending for the Democrats. Even with the support of the entire corrupt fake news media, it’s a total sham and everyone knows it!

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