Hispanics’ Obamacare Headache [Commentary]

Much like its English language counterpart, the White House’s Spanish-language health care website, CuidadoDeSalud.gov, has been filled with technical issues, mistranslations and links to English-only pages and forms since its launch.

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Obamacare’s $70 Billion Pay Cut

In the new Congressional Budget Office report detailing the economic costs of Obamacare, many people have noted the report’s claim that Obamacare will reduce employment by as much as 2.5 million workers, but buried on page 117 (Appendix C) is a bigger bombshell: “CBO estimates that the ACA will cause a reduction of roughly 1 percent in aggregate labor compensation over the 2017-2024 period, compared with what it would have been otherwise.” (Which means a 1 percent “pay cut” for American workers.)

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Study Puts New Medicaid Enrollment Under Obamacare at Fewer Than 2 Million

A fraction of the more than 6 million people the Obama administration has touted as being determined eligible for Medicaid under Obamacare are new enrollees, according to an independent study released Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

The study issued by the health advisory company Avalere, estimates that between 1.1 and 1.8 million people are newly enrolled in Medicaid thanks to the Affordable Care Act over the final three months of 2013.

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Obamacare Enrollees Hit Snags at Doctor’s Offices

Many consumers faced hurdles signing up for Covered California health plans. Now with Obamacare, they’re having trouble finding in-network doctors.

To hold down premiums under the healthcare law, major insurers have sharply cut the number of doctors and hospitals available to patients in the state’s new health insurance market.

Read More at the Los Angeles Times