Over the July 4 holiday, Obamacare continued to unravel. First, the Obama administration announced the delay of the employer mandate. Then, it capped the week by rolling back the verification process for eligibility on the exchanges. The administration’s recent actions raise serious concerns of what the future holds as implementation moves forward.
NRC is a year late in issuing final ruling on license application for nuclear waste site. By Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. John Dingell (D-MI)
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of July 8, 2013. Beginning on Monday, the Subcommittee on Health will continue its review of the current Medicaid system and examine ideas for reform.
Committee Launches Investigation into Obama Administration’s Abrupt Decision to Delay Employer MandateJuly 3, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, requesting documents and information regarding the administration’s decision to delay full implementation of the health care law’s employer mandate for one year.
Excerpt: This decision was made after "[the administration] heard concerns about the complexity of the requirements and the need for more time to implement them effectively." In the three years since the passage of the PPACA, we have heard similar complaints not only from business owners, but from state leaders, government watchdogs, and individual citizens as well.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the administration’s decision to delay Obamacare’s employer mandate for one year: