Administration officials claim ObamaCare is ready for prime time, with enrollment in the newly created insurance “exchanges” set to start on Tuesday.
But the road to the launch has been littered with glitches and setbacks, and in all likelihood the confusion is not over yet. Setting aside the brawl in Congress over the push to defund the law, the sheer task of roughly 16 million Americans selecting a plan from hundreds of options in the coming months is poised to create a national headache.
“So far the White House has issued delay after delay for parts of the law they find inconvenient,” California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said in response. “However, American families and individuals who will bear the brunt of the law have gotten no such relief.”
Because of a purported glitch in the federal government software Americans may not get accurate premium quotes when they go online or otherwise purchase insurance through so-called exchanges.
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