And More to Come from Second Open Enrollment Period
WASHINGTON, DC – The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office today issued a legal opinion demonstrating that the administration lacks a congressional appropriation to use taxpayer dollars to cover insurance company losses in 2015 under the health law’s risk corridor program.
President and Health Secretary to Meet in the Oval Office Today at 2:10 PM
Pitts: “Despite repeated warnings about the fiscal future of Medicare, each year we are reminded that this important social safety net will soon be unable to provide the care and peace of mind that seniors have been promised.”
Implementation of President Obama’s signature health care law has been underway for months, and for some provisions even years, yet for many Americans, the news isn’t getting better with time. In selling the law, the president made promises he knew he could not keep, pledging to lower health care premiums and that Americans could keep their health care plans and trusted doctors.
The second open enrollment period for the president’s health care law begins in just four months, but the unresolved back end issues have left some who purchased plans in the first enrollment period still without coverage.