Hill Staff in DC Warned Not to Trust Health Exchange Info


"Your employers ordered this, so it should go without saying that you shouldn't trust it."

Nobody is safe from the extensive competency gap that has cracked into existence like a mouth staring into a great abyss in the launch of Affordable Care Act health exchange sites. Federal staff in D.C. are being specifically told to verify their applications through the exchange in person. Via The Hill:

Hill staffers that signed up for ObamaCare through the Washington, D.C., healthcare exchange, called DC Health Link (DCHL), are being told to confirm their enrollments in person, and not to rely on data provided by the website.

The Hill obtained an email sent to staffers on Wednesday warning them that "it is essential that you confirm your coverage in DCHL through the Disbursing Office."

"Do not rely on your 'My Account' page or other correspondence from DCHL," the email reads.

"Please do not assume you are covered unless you have seen the confirmation letter from the Disbursing Office," the email continues.

One wonders if residents of D.C. who aren't directly connected to the seat of federal power are aware of these potential flaws.

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