Washington State Health Exchange Enrollees Get Delayed Sticker Shock

Math. How does it work?Thousands of Washington State Obamacare
enrollees were told by their state-run exchange that they qualified
for those subsidies that were supposed to keep insurance rates
reasonable. Turns out they were told wrong. Whoops! According to
National Review

Thousands of Washington State Obamacare enrollees will be
informed that the state’s health-care exchange underestimated how
much they’d have to pay for insurance.

Approximately 8,000 Washingtonians are about to learn that for
its first three weeks of operation, Washington Healthplanfinder,
the state’s exchange, was erroneously sending their monthly incomes
to the federal hub, which compiles data from various federal and
state agencies to determine applicants’ eligibility for Medicaid
and premium subsidies.

What, you mean all those people weren’t making $3,000 a year?
Jeez. How confusing!

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