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 the 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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