Five Bright Spots Surrounding The Obamacare Exchange Failures

A Human Events’ blog, written by Bre Paxton and Andrew Collins, notes that as Obamacare marketplace defaults rack up, conservative “pundits and politicos” continue their railings against wasteful government spending for the online insurance portals.

The May 27 Human Events report, which was reprinted from, cites “five bright spots surrounding the Obamacare exchange failures.” These include the fact that Oregon’s state exchange failed miserably, causing the Beaver State to scrap it in favor of the site, though it also was glitch-ridden.

Other bright spots listed include $474 million in healthcare exchange stimulus money, which went to Massachusetts, Oregon, Nevada and Maryland, although the funds did create high-paying temporary jobs.

Only four of the 24 states who operate their own exchanges or those who partnered with the ACA, have experienced significant problems. The article also says Massachusetts, the original model for Obamacare, may fail within a year after an infusion of $500 million, followed by an additional $170 million in federal funds.

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