Some Surprised Obamacare Asks For Credit Scores

To help set premium prices


Many people signing up for health care in Florida through the Affordable Care Act have been shocked when they have to give proof of their credit score before they finish the process.

Anne Packham, one of many people licensed by the state to help people navigate the government's website, said on Tuesday that the credit check occurs so providers can make an educated decision about who to insure.

"If someone is defaulting on all of their bills they may not want to have them as part of their health plan," said Packham, the lead Navigator in Florida.

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  1. Wait, wait wait ….

    I have to PAY for my Obamacare?

    I thought it was free? I thought that was the whole point, that the government was finally getting around to giving me the free healthcare I am entitled to?

    Now you tell me that not only is it going to cost someone money, but that I am the someone?

    No, no, no. That is impossible. This article is nothing but ReTHUGliKKKan lies!!!!!

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