Obamacare months behind in testing IT data security: government

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doggiemom wrote:

I would worry more about the people that are taking the information that no back ground checks have been done on than I would hackers.

Aug 06, 2013 7:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
doggiemom wrote:

I would worry more about the people that are taking the information that no back ground checks have been done on than I would hackers.

Aug 06, 2013 7:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
whatisthat wrote:

Before you give all you personal information to the government you better be sure it is safe.

Aug 06, 2013 7:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
USSR wrote:

Мелиха никогда не справиться

Aug 06, 2013 7:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
USSR wrote:

Мелиха никогда не справиться

Aug 06, 2013 7:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
USSR wrote:

Мелиха никогда не справиться

Aug 06, 2013 7:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
john2014 wrote:

Data protection LOLOL! Well, the IRS has been busy suppressing political dissidents (and now covering their collective bureaucratic asses) and the NSA is busy snooping on potential domestic terrorists ( which means every American citizen) so this will have to wait. Perhaps we can all the data off line on index cards- then it might be pretty secure?

Aug 06, 2013 7:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
hexxis wrote:

It will be mostly leeches that will sign up with the exchanges so if their identities are stolen the thieves won’t be able to get loans and credit cards anyway.

Aug 06, 2013 7:16pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TGofTX wrote:

Don’t worry, folks, Joe Biden is all over this.

After bringing us the “Recovery Summer” of three…or was it four? years ago, he’s been hard at work on this, with brief periods off to fire shotguns through closed doors.

Again, not to worry – ruinous socialist medicine is coming soon to a failing economy near you!

Aug 06, 2013 7:16pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
joinamerica7 wrote:

And we will be forced to trust the actual health care for our families to these bungling bureaucrats? What a nightmare.

Aug 06, 2013 7:20pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
haaggus wrote:

“A federal data hub.” Sounds horrible. Please god, no.

Aug 06, 2013 7:23pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Zenin wrote:

Thank God Obama can use his Imperial pen to issue executive orders, ad hoc, to keep the law going…even if the law is schizophrenic. Obamacare is like outlawing cancer, death, or bad tasting food. NUTS!

Aug 06, 2013 7:24pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
chris2063 wrote:

Who needs security checks? We have Obama’s word!

Aug 06, 2013 7:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
vendome wrote:

After Snowden showed how easily the NSA could be hacked by thousands of people, why would anyone trust any security provided by the government

Aug 06, 2013 7:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
segesta wrote:

People seem to think Obamacare is a policy problem (which it is), but more practically it is a software problem.

Aug 06, 2013 7:28pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
vendome wrote:

The IRS has proven to be corrupt and should NEVER been involved with healthcare. If the government does not like you for some reason – you can be denied healthcare.

Aug 06, 2013 7:29pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

It’s all a joke. The exchanges are designed to KILL OFF all private insurance in the country by 2016 so that we will all have to go to Ob*ma for help.

Aug 06, 2013 7:31pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
HaloLace wrote:

Nothing that you need to worry about of course. They will keep your info safe. Just another hiccup while they’re busy throwing up.

Aug 06, 2013 7:40pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
clobber wrote:

@Doggiemom – Meanwhile, if you want to be an unpaid volunteer for the National Park Service, you have to have a background check AND you have to pay for it yourself. No, I’m not kidding.

Aug 06, 2013 7:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

Trainwreck!

Aug 06, 2013 8:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
wads wrote:

TRUST ME…. I’M FROM THE GOVERNMENT, AND I’M HERE TO HELP YOU.

Aug 06, 2013 8:06pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TMLutas wrote:

Actually, there are worse possibilities than ID theft. Tracing people in witness protection, veterans, people who have stalkers, and other vulnerable groups who might have people seeking to do member individuals bodily harm is worse than a trashed credit rating.

I hope that the IT guy who is making the go/no go has an updated resume and a very strong set of nerves.

Aug 06, 2013 8:06pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Dave2009 wrote:

The Devil may care but Obamacare doesn’t.

Software is just a symptom which is indicative of this poorly thought out law that was forced on the American people but is being selectively applied such that some are exempt from it.
I prefer to call it Obama’s revenge since it will tear apart the economic infrastructure of the nation.
There isn’t enough time or adequate words to tell of the horrors that await us once this Trojan Horse law has completely entered the system of American government.

It isn’t trite melodrama to put it these terms because our nation is doomed if Obamacare isn’t surgically removed from the body politic by both houses of the Congress of the United States. Shame on our politicians if they allow this travesty to go forward; and may all their houses be cursed if they fail to save us from the Affordable Care Act.

Aug 06, 2013 8:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
GenuineCPA wrote:

The simple facts are that the IRS HDFS database(holder of Obamacare data)is empty if you are not one of the 60M mostly Californians whose data was seized by the IRS from Kaiser Permanente in what most industry watchers call a “public taking”.

Considering the IRS’ record of releasing tax returns on political candidates in the two most recent election cycles, I’m pretty sure I don’t want them to know what STDs and how many abortions anyone has had.

No need to worry that Pelosi’s plastic surgery or Boehner’s black lung details will be exposed… Congress has exempted themselves from Obamacare for a ‘Cadillac’ health plan… the one Obama railed against in 2012.

Aug 06, 2013 8:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
GenuineCPA wrote:

The simple facts are that the IRS HDFS database(holder of Obamacare data)is empty if you are not one of the 60M mostly Californians whose data was seized by the IRS from Kaiser Permanente in what most industry watchers call a “public taking”.

Considering the IRS’ record of releasing tax returns on political candidates in the two most recent election cycles, I’m pretty sure I don’t want them to know what STDs and how many abortions anyone has had.

No need to worry that Pelosi’s plastic surgery or Boehner’s black lung details will be exposed… Congress has exempted themselves from Obamacare for a ‘Cadillac’ health plan… the one Obama railed against in 2012.

Aug 06, 2013 8:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
d_web wrote:

I can already see it– Just like your IRS records the government will eventually use your medical records against individuals or groups of people it does not agree with..

Aug 06, 2013 8:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
d_web wrote:

I can already see it– Just like your IRS records the government will eventually use your medical records against individuals or groups of people it does not agree with..

Aug 06, 2013 8:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
d_web wrote:

I can already see it– Just like your IRS records the government will eventually use your medical records against individuals or groups of people it does not agree with..

Aug 06, 2013 8:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
John_Galt wrote:

What a nightmare.

Aug 06, 2013 8:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Curmdugeon10 wrote:

This is a completely bogus story. Has anyone with a brain ever believed that one’s health data was going to be “secure” under Obamacare. It is going to result in the biggest exposure of previously highly private information in the history of the world. No exaggeration.

Aug 06, 2013 8:24pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
AKB44 wrote:

Well, what am I supposed to do here? Because I was laid off a few months back, I have to begin participating in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which I do not mind in a semi-perfect world. I can accept some glitches in the new ACA system but the technical issues are a huge problem for me. I value whatever kinds of privacy I can hold onto in today’s world. It’s really difficult for me to willfully sign up for coverage when there is a story like this out there.

Aug 06, 2013 8:37pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JBSPuddintane wrote:

More incompetence.
Where are our conservative leaders?
Where?

Aug 06, 2013 8:40pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
roughman wrote:

FIASCO ALERT!!!

Aug 06, 2013 8:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

I wonder if the government will pay for monitoring our personal information once they give it all to the thieves?

Aug 06, 2013 8:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
dfbowman wrote:

So, are those of us who don’t need insurance on the exchanges at risk too? I’m sure the IRS will supply our information to this new Federal Data Hub. How do we opt OUT!

Aug 06, 2013 8:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
lloydswain wrote:

Do you ever wonder if we have reached the downside of a bell curve related to the rise and fall of a culture? I have thought about that a lot lately. The very technology that we have developed is slowly destroying the inventive nature of man.

Aug 06, 2013 8:56pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

Identity thief, HIPPA. These are only worries for private business – our beloved leader will just write it off as a phoney scandal.

Aug 06, 2013 9:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
tols wrote:

A B S U R D . And it will be all about control, denial of treatments (for CERTAIN individuals) and ultimately EUTHANASIA.

Aug 06, 2013 9:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
servildos wrote:

We have to collect all your data before we know what’s in it. We will limit access to less than 50 million government employees, healthcare employees, insurance industry employees, etc. You, of course, will have no access to it. We will not use it against you unless we deem you an enemy of the state.

Aug 06, 2013 9:24pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Silmaril wrote:

Wake up America! The IRS is used as a weapon against the citizens that “dear leader” deems his enemies.

Just wait until the healthcare database is set up and the union thugs will be able to see every private detail of our doctors’ visits!

The corruption is so widespread and flagrant; I wonder if the Constitution even exists to these people.

It’s time to start again with a New America
John Galt Take Me With You . com

Aug 06, 2013 9:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
jhoger wrote:

Much ado about nothing. The right wing is grasping at straws as usual, trying to claim the exchanges aren’t ready for prime time.

These IT guys know exactly how to set up a firewall. CMS may not have done its final test, but the security measures are likely already in place and already tested by the network engineers that set it up. This is just an extra level of checks in the name of caution.

Aug 06, 2013 9:49pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
screentest wrote:

Proves once again…Liberal/Progressive/Democrats have ZERO idea of how the world works! An abominable bill combined with an inability to figure out how to implement the MOST EXPENSIVE healthcare now on this land EVER!!! Weill done, IDIOTS!!!

Aug 06, 2013 10:02pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JamVee wrote:

Obama’s supporters are in a world class shock, when the true costs of Obama-Care become known. It will be an epiphany for many.

Obama dictated to his Congressional Dems . . . “GIVE ME A UNIVERSAL HEALTH-CARE BILL! So, they did . . . , but it was a piece of crap. He didn’t care, because he got a “UNIVERSAL HEALTH-CARE BILL” that he could take credit for. The problem is, he’s still in office while it goes into effect and will have to explain why it is such a “piece-a”, and why it costs all his supporters so much money, that he promised it wouldn’t.

As a conservative, that doesn’t believe it will work, the way it is written, I’m exquisitely content watching this COMIC TRAGEDY play out on the public stage . . . !

Aug 06, 2013 10:06pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ElectABO wrote:

WOW, AMAZING,

Hasn’t it occurred to you that Obamadoesntcare has NO INTENTION of providing healthcare??? Even the supreme court realized it is just a phony tax scam designed to pillage the American public. Cloward and Pivens explained how to TRANSFORM a flourishing capitalist society into a dictatorship. This is BHO’s real plan!!!

Aug 06, 2013 10:26pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ElectABO wrote:

WOW, AMAZING,

Hasn’t it occurred to you that Obamadoesntcare has NO INTENTION of providing healthcare??? Even the supreme court realized it is just a phony tax scam designed to pillage the American public. Cloward and Pivens explained how to TRANSFORM a flourishing capitalist society into a dictatorship. This is BHO’s real plan!!!

Aug 06, 2013 10:26pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Jhawke wrote:

“Much ado about nothing. The right wing is grasping at straws as usual, trying to claim the exchanges aren’t ready for prime time.–”

Yeah we’ve heard that story before, liberal Demwit! You Democrats on the left are MONUMENTAL FAILURES in EVERYTHING you touch, and it started about a half century ago with LBJ’s “Great Society” that was supposed to have wiped poverty away like a magical liberal pink pixie-dusted fairy wand! Idiots.

Aug 06, 2013 10:30pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
laquisha wrote:

Need to shitcan the whole debacle..

Aug 06, 2013 10:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Discernment wrote:

As I have been saying since Day 1 … I WILL NOT COMPLY, PERIOD !!!

They cannot institute a program like this for everyone but exempt unions, politicos … heck, didn’t a WHOLE STATE get exempted just to get it past a Democrat congress critter?

Either every person no exceptions or none, zero.

DO NOT COMPLY !!!!

Aug 06, 2013 10:42pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
1967jjr wrote:

Typical government incompetence. Just the beginning.

Aug 06, 2013 10:43pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SuperScalar wrote:

Anonymous is going to have a field day with this.

Aug 06, 2013 10:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
burn wrote:

Data security is a joke when aka Obama’s NSA, IRS, FBI, CIA are tapping our phones, breaking into emails.stealing our data,,,,,

Aug 06, 2013 10:53pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
burn wrote:

Data security is a joke when aka Obama’s NSA, IRS, FBI, CIA are tapping our phones, breaking into emails.stealing our data,,,,,

Aug 06, 2013 10:53pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
DbPolk wrote:

It’s coming and it’s a good thing.

Aug 06, 2013 11:07pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
alwaysamazed wrote:

I worry more about the “navigators” and the people taking the info than I do hackers. This is absolutely irresponsible and neglectful of Obama and his cronies. They just don’t give a damn-or you might say, this is what they want. They are out to ruin us all. But what happens when they kill the hand that feeds them. To Reuters I ask why in the Sam Hill would you ever have defended this crook. You see what’s happening to the Washington Post, the NYT, to NBC, CNN, MSNBC and all the rest. The majority of the people in the USA agree with me not Obama. He sees us as the enemy. Have you ever known a president who actually sees the people as an enemy. He is a racist also, and you know it.

Aug 06, 2013 11:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Aranhas wrote:

Come on! Is there anyone on this planet stupid enough to have believed that it was possible to roll out such a complex, convoluted, unworkable program like Obamacare? Anyone? Let’s leave aside the obvious effort to buy votes and assume they really cared about health insurance. Remember, this is not about health care, but health insurance. If they really cared, whey didn’t they take the time to put together a workable plan? They would have anticipated all of the problems they are having and will have. They would have known that it would double or triple insurance premiums and that there will never be enough money to fund it. No, the jerk just wanted to create a legacy. What did Biden say? “This is a big f cking deal”. Yes it is. And Obama and the Senate will go down in history as the biggest, dumbest people ever to work out of the oval office, or any office.

Aug 06, 2013 11:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Aranhas wrote:

Come on! Is there anyone on this planet stupid enough to have believed that it was possible to roll out such a complex, convoluted, unworkable program like Obamacare? Anyone? Let’s leave aside the obvious effort to buy votes and assume they really cared about health insurance. Remember, this is not about health care, but health insurance. If they really cared, whey didn’t they take the time to put together a workable plan? They would have anticipated all of the problems they are having and will have. They would have known that it would double or triple insurance premiums and that there will never be enough money to fund it. No, the jerk just wanted to create a legacy. What did Biden say? “This is a big f cking deal”. Yes it is. And Obama and the Senate will go down in history as the biggest, dumbest people ever to work out of the oval office, or any office.

Aug 06, 2013 11:46pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Abe.Froman wrote:

The House GOP has denied the Executive branch budget to implement the law and now they are blaming them for shortfalls in testing; which more money would have solved. See how this works?

Aug 06, 2013 11:46pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Abe.Froman wrote:

The House GOP has denied the Executive branch budget to implement the law and now they are blaming them for shortfalls in testing; which more money would have solved. See how this works?

Aug 06, 2013 11:46pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JM_San_Diego wrote:

I have two words about computer security: It isn’t.

Computers aren’t secure and anybody who says they are is a liar. If he takes money for computer security, he’s a thief, too.

Even for data that’s not online (Internet), the weak link can always be a person on the inside, like Bradley Manning. You know the old saying, “As soon as two people know a secret, it isn’t a secret, anymore.”

Aug 06, 2013 11:50pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
sailordude wrote:

Do any of these important news stories get posted at Yahoo so the masses can read them? Or just Drudge Report readers and then it’s gone?
And if not who is responsible for that, Yahoo, Reuters, or both?

Aug 06, 2013 11:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Ofailure wrote:

The most corrupt, incompetent cabal that ever slithered into the White House’s front door.

Aug 06, 2013 11:56pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TimMiller wrote:

Does anyone really believe there will be even minimal security measures taken?
And when the security leaks start getting reported they will ll be shocked and outraged congress will hold hearings barrack ill being doing everything possible but in the end know one will be held accountable just like all the other scandals or should I say phony scandals. REMEMBER YOUR DELING WITH THE RULING

Aug 06, 2013 12:02am EDT  --  Report as abuse

I am going to enjoy this train wreck.

Aug 06, 2013 12:14am EDT  --  Report as abuse
vendome wrote:

the most corrupt cabal is the American Press who have lied to the American people for the past ten years.

You, the press are corrupt and no longer believed. You, Rueters, are an anethma to all that is free, all that admires character, integrity, or honesty.

You, the Press, are a LIE.

Aug 06, 2013 12:15am EDT  --  Report as abuse
BeHappyNow wrote:

We have reached a very sick and sad point. Nobody trusts the government with its information thanks to this evil regime. This regime will use your info against you.

Aug 07, 2013 1:43am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Phil_Sheo wrote:

Well, hackers are the least of my concern considering how the IRS has shown its ability to abuse its power. Now your physical well-being is also at risk. Nice!

Aug 07, 2013 1:46am EDT  --  Report as abuse
whatajoke2013 wrote:

Reuters is somehow pointing out how healthcare security after a NON-REPORT for months about gov spying? Really? Your link on drudgereport alone would suggest you should spend more time researching those that are quoting you.

But no, OBAMACARE deserves more scrutiny.

It’s no wonder that not only is Wash Post worth jackshit, but neither is reuters.

American journalism is DEAD. You’re all failing, and it’s because your industry is nothing more than propaganda.

Time for the remaining journalists to form a new group to report it.

Aug 07, 2013 2:25am EDT  --  Report as abuse
TahoeGuy wrote:

I’d imagine resources are tied up writing code to data mine the records for the NSA.

Aug 07, 2013 3:14am EDT  --  Report as abuse
cooldela wrote:

A bump in the road.

Aug 07, 2013 5:32am EDT  --  Report as abuse
HarryO12345 wrote:

Months mean years when it comes to data security and the government. Massive identity theft is on the way. Interesting, even the government with all it’s snooping won’t know who is who.

Aug 07, 2013 5:37am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Reality1000 wrote:

The federal government is filled with incompetent IT workers. I have worked in federal IT jobs for many years, and I can tell you most federal IT workers know very little about their chosen career. Many IT managers cannot even install a printer.

Aug 07, 2013 6:24am EDT  --  Report as abuse
kestrel27 wrote:

Why would anyone, and I do mean anyone, trust the Government? They have shown themselves to be incompetent doofuses, especially the idiots on the Democrat side. Whatever happened to personal responsibility and taking care of your own needs in a “FREE” society? For some reason, Americans seem to trust some faceless, nameless moron in DC more than they trust themselves. Why is that?

Aug 07, 2013 6:30am EDT  --  Report as abuse
kestrel27 wrote:

Why would anyone, and I do mean anyone, trust the Government? They have shown themselves to be incompetent doofuses, especially the idiots on the Democrat side. Whatever happened to personal responsibility and taking care of your own needs in a “FREE” society? For some reason, Americans seem to trust some faceless, nameless moron in DC more than they trust themselves. Why is that?

Aug 07, 2013 6:30am EDT  --  Report as abuse
unreeluknow wrote:

They don’t care about privacy. They want every but of information about you and thats what they care about. Reminds me of that movie Heat, with Al Pacino yelling at his CI; “Gimme All you got”.!

Aug 07, 2013 8:57am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Jesse24681012 wrote:

I suggest all Americans Boycott this nightmare 100%. Until Congress/House accept it first as their coverage. Are they the kings and rulers and us the peasants. Sure seems to be going that way.

Aug 07, 2013 11:08am EDT  --  Report as abuse

Got to love the righties/Obama haters, of course there are going to be issues with such a massive undertaking.

If you all really thought this law was going to be so bad and you want to make Obama look bad, then one would think you would actually HELP to implement it, then if it failed you could say ‘ well I tried to help but it was an obvious failure’. You all do realize that by the GOP blocking funding and actively telling people to not participate, gives a perfect excuse if it does end up being bad. The problem with this tact is, what if it is successful? that is their ultimate fear, NOTHING Obama does can be considered a success.

The saddest thing about this whole affair is all indications are that this will be a net benefit for the Country, yet the rightie/Obama haters are willing ot sacrifice the well being of their country just so they can make Obama a ‘failure’. Kind of ironic I bet most of them would call themselves Patriots.

Aug 07, 2013 11:11am EDT  --  Report as abuse

What is wrong the American people? They are so desperate for handouts that they gave massive power to Democrats to disrupt their lives.

Aug 07, 2013 11:13am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Alpha_Blogger wrote:

Looks like another little fact Obama forgot to tell people about Obamacare, the main database looks to be the IRS. This would be why the supreme court stated Obamacare can only stand as a tax and the IRS is getting thousands of new agents to handle Obama care.

Aug 07, 2013 1:54pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TheNewWorld wrote:

@USAPragmatist2

“Got to love the righties/Obama haters, of course there are going to be issues with such a massive undertaking.”

This massive undertaking wasn’t necessary. No one in America has received cheaper health care due to the affordable care act. Just higher bills, and no the threat of tax penalties for not complying with the government.

Aug 07, 2013 2:05pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
tonyscarp wrote:

Just one more illustration of the gross incompetence of Obama and his adminstration. Given the level of corruption and incompetence I find it hard to believe that anyone has any confidence in or reason to support this group of fools and far-left ideological idiots.

Aug 07, 2013 2:19pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

@TheNewWorld, ‘This massive undertaking wasn’t necessary’ So you are saying the healthcare system in the USA is not broken? If not then maybe you can explain why we rank near bottom among industrialized countries in healthcare metrics like obesity rate, life-expectancy, infant mortaility, etc. yet we have the most expensive healthcare system in the world?

‘No one has received cheaper healthcare’ Well no, but healthcare costs are rising the slowest in decades since it was passed. No one said they would go down.

But I know you and I agree single payer was the way to go.

Aug 07, 2013 2:54pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Flame wrote:

“CMS spokesman Brian Cook said the agency is confident the Obamacare exchanges will open on time. “We are on schedule and will be ready for the marketplaces to open on October 1,” he said.”

Talk about delusional. The IG outlines the delays and issues meanwhile the CMS talking head claims they are ON SCHEDULE. Once again the Obama administration in action.

Aug 07, 2013 3:05pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mewp1 wrote:

If they are not going to repeal ]this disaster then they need to postpone it until they can fix it’s many flaws. Of course, at the rate these people are going that could take decades.

Aug 07, 2013 3:24pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

Chu chu the train wreck is coming..

Aug 07, 2013 3:40pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
NullifyNow wrote:

100-140 thousand navigators will be given access to all the information above. Given the lax and few requirements to become a navigator, what difference does it make whether the firewalls are secure?

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/07/26/cvs-to-invite-obamacare-navigators-into-stores-to-push-universal-health-care-sign-ups/#

As to what and/or who Obamacare “navigators” are:

•They’ll use the new Federal Data Hub, which can access personal information from the likes of the IRS, the Department of Defense, and the Veterans Administration, National Review Online reports.

•The Department of Health and Human Services adds that no criminal background checks are required for navigators; they won’t even have to have high-school diplomas, NRO says, which has led Republicans to raise concerns that identity thieves and other similar criminals could become navigators.

Aug 07, 2013 3:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TheNewWorld wrote:

@USAPragmatist2

How does anything in the Affordable Care Act improve healthcare metrics like obesity rate, life-expectancy, infant mortaility, etc? Nothing does, that is my point.

Aug 07, 2013 6:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ssquared wrote:

The best outcome will be for a hundred people’s IDs stolen from the CMS “hub”.
That will be the end of Obamacare and hopefully Obama and the Democrat party.

Aug 07, 2013 8:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ncpg wrote:

Wait until the IRS gets its hands on every scintilla of your health records.

Aug 07, 2013 8:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ssquared wrote:

Who better to violate HIPPA than Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebilius.

Aug 07, 2013 9:02pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ssquared wrote:

Who better to violate HIPPA than Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebilius.

Aug 07, 2013 9:02pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

There will be revolution in our streets and Americans leaving America for more freedom elsewhere before this is ever implemented.

Aug 07, 2013 9:42pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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