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Obamacare Coverage to Be Cut Off for Those Who Can't Prove Citizenship

Up to 310,000 people affected

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The Obama administration said Tuesday it would cut off health insurance coverage for up to 310,000 people who signed up for plans through the troubled HealthCare.gov system unless those people provide documents in the next few weeks to verify they are U.S. citizens or legal residents.

The federal agency in charge of implementing the main parts of the 2010 Affordable Care Act said it was giving people until Sept. 5 to send in additional information that could confirm that they are in the U.S. legally, a condition of using the law's new online insurance exchanges to obtain coverage. Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which administers the law, said they would tell insurers to terminate health policies for people who don't respond, starting Sept. 30.

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  1. Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which administers the law, said they would tell insurers to terminate health policies for people who don’t respond, starting Sept. 30.

    Then what – penalty tax them for not having coverage?

    1. So, do I have this right? Health Insurance is a fundamental human right that all civilized people agree should be provided to everyone. Unless they aren’t an American citizen, that is, in which case they can die in the street for all the Administration cares.

      1. “Unless they aren’t an American citizen, that is, in which case they can die in the street for all the Administration cares.”

        So long as the last one standing votes D, the admin wouldn’t care if every one of us died in the streets.

  2. As time passes, the wisdom of the decision to announce inflated figures in March, declare victory, and then maintain complete silence on the subject, becomes clear. The Left is still claiming victory based on the “Eight Million Signups!” figure, and the Administration is not going to allow any of the Gross-to-Net calculations to go public.

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