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NH Democrat Tells Obama To Delay ZeroCare

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Democrat Tells Obama People Shouldn’t Be Penalized For Problematic Health Insurance Website

Senate Appropriations Committee 18 050713 445x295 Democrat Tells Obama People Shouldnt Be Penalized For Problematic Health Insurance Website

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Tuesday called for the Obama administration to consider extending the open enrollment period for the first year of the health care law’s implementation — and delaying the individual mandate tax — if the problems plaguing the HealthCare.gov website persist.

New Hampshire is one of the states that did not set up its own exchange, meaning Granite State residents are facing the full brunt of the “glitches.”

“Given the existing problems with the website, I urge you to consider extending open enrollment beyond the current end date of March 31, 2014. Allowing extra time for consumers is critically important so they have the opportunity to become familiar with the website, survey their options and enroll,” the Democrat wrote in a Tuesday letter to President Barack Obama.

Shaheen then went further to suggest a delay in enforcement of the individual mandate tax penalty if issues persist.

“Further, in light of the difficulties individuals may be having with enrolling through healthcare.gov, I ask that you clarify how the individual responsibility penalty will be administered and enforced,” she wrote. “If an individual is unable to purchase health insurance due to technical problems with enrollment, they should not be penalized because of lack of coverage.”

 

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  1. Anonymous

    October 23rd, 2013

    Running scared.
    Meanwhile, in the People’s democratic republic of Tallahassee! the democrat party thugs had a field day with their disinformation attacks blaming shutdown on our congressman Steve Southerland. Fortunately, the military and conservative base in Bay County and surrounding rural counties offset the left wing Leon County votes. The Obama’s bumper stickers are still prominent in this area.
    However, our turtles are safe thanks to the multimillion dollar tunnel on US 27 N.

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  2. Stranded in Sonoma

    October 23rd, 2013

    I have an idea! Let’s repeal ObamaTax until the gov’t can prove that everything will work exactly as they say it is working. We can then pass the law again if they are telling the truth.

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  3. Stranded in Sonoma

    October 23rd, 2013

    Allowing extra time for consumers is critically important so they have the opportunity to become familiar with the website…

    I have another idea! Why doesn’t the gov’t just contract with THIS WEBPAGE and join the group of websites listed? It would be more accurate.

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  4. Stranded in Sonoma

    October 23rd, 2013

    Sorry!!!! Forgot this LINK! Arrrggggggg!

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  5. unneutral

    October 23rd, 2013

    I have an idea;

    Why doesn’t the government just get the hell out of our personal lives?

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  6. Hawaiian

    October 23rd, 2013

    So it took this chick, what, three weeks to admit Cruz, Lee, Paul et. al. were right? A little late to the party there sister.

    What an assh0le.

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  7. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    October 23rd, 2013

    Is Shaheen Irish for ” Bless Her Heart? ”
    She’s kinda stoopit.

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  8. Dumb Ass Liberal

    October 23rd, 2013

    Maybe someone makes an ointment for the “glitches”.

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