Thursday, July 24, 2014

Health Care

National Journal | GAO Launched an Obamacare Sting Operation—and Almost All Fake Insurance Applications Were Approved
Fake applicants were able to get subsidized insurance coverage in 11 of 18 attempts, according to a report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office. The agency conducted the sting operation to test the strength of the Affordable Care Act's eligibility-verification system.

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Daily Signal | The Obamacare Employer Mandate Could Die in Some States
Tuesday’s D.C. Circuit and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rulings raise new doubts over the future of Obamacare. At the heart of these conflicting decisions is whether or not the Internal Revenue Service overstepped its authority in its interpretation of the Affordable Care Act.