Many folks are angry at The White House as a result of the affordable care act website breakdown. President Obama now says he dropped the ball and people deserve a better deal and offers a band aid solution with extra year for health insurance.
The US affordable health care program is a mess and getting worse. The president has serious credibility, political and operational problems after offering to fix to temporarily fix the problem of canceled health insurance policies by saying insurers don’t have to cancel plans next year just because of the Affordable Care Act.
Enrollment figures for Obamacare released Wednesday provided yet another major disappointment for a US administration battling on several fronts to preserve the program.
846,000 people have completed applications, but only 106,000 chose a plan. Of these, only 26,704 enrolled through the technically challenged www.healthcare.gov
This Health Insurance Marketplace online application isn't available from approximately 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. EST daily while we make improvements. Additional down times may be possible as we work to make things better. The rest of the site and the Marketplace call center remain available during these hours.
The Obama administration's signature legislative achievement has turned into a disaster and officials are now saying the website will be fixed by the end of this month. How many times have we heard multiple excuses? Are they kidding US?
Meanwhile, 39 Democrats including four from New York have now dealt a rebuke to President Obama by joining with House Republicans in voting to repeal a cornerstone of Obamacare.