President Donald Trump has vowed to dismantle Obamacare — and con artists have been listening. Earlier this year, the government nixed the so-called individual mandate that required all Americans to buy health insurance or pay a tax penalty. And last month, new rules were adopted that allow millions of people to buy cheaper “temporary” health policies if they don’t get coverage through work.
That has created a boom in health insurance scams, experts say. Health care-related cons didn’t even register among the top 10 scams as recently as February, but they now account for nearly one-quarter of all illegal computer-generated calls, according to YouMail, a free robocall blocking service for cell phones… Read More at CBS News
Two decrees from Kathleen Sebelius, President Obama’s secretary of HHS, highlight Democrats’ principal healthcare goals for Obamacare: to redistribute money and to move away from insurance and toward pre-paid health care, preferably controlled by a federal government monopoly (“single-payer” health care).