Now that we've passed the deadline for people to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the question needs to be asked: Is Obamacare failing? One thing is for sure -
Facts about Obamacare
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"Too many people tried to sign up." "We didn't have enough time." Such are the excuses coming from the Obama administration as they try to explain the disastrous launch of the healthcare exchange websites. But the failure of the websites was inevitable. In decision after decision,
Now that Obamacare is officially up and running (well, sort of), a lot of Americans are anxious to know how well - or how badly - things are going. Here's the latest word on five key aspects of the new health care law...
Love it or hate it, Obamacare is almost here. So we weren't surprised when our e-mail inbox started to overflow with concerns from readers about how the new health care law will affect them. That meant it was time to bring in Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani for some answers...
There are a lot of important Obamacare facts and numbers you can't afford to ignore.
Let's start with the enormity of U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare bill. To date, some 2,572 pages of regulations have been written (more are expected).
More familiar numbers tied to Obamacare include 50 - the headcount at which companies must provide insurance or pay a fine ($2,000).
Now consumers have less than one month until the next round of Obamacare regulations kick in Oct. 1, with open enrollment in the online Health Insurance Marketplace (formerly called exchanges).
When looking into the facts and full impact of Obamacare, here are 15 of the most important numbers you need to know:
An unforeseen benefit of our new health care law - aka Obamacare - is that it has created hundreds of high-paying jobs. Unfortunately, the lucky few who scored these jobs weren't the unemployed. You'll see red when you find out who they are...
Almost half of Americans (47%) say the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, is a bad idea, according to a fresh Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll.
But 100% (okay, it's only three) of the healthcare professionals I have spoken with believe the law overhauling the nation's healthcare system is a terrible idea.
My good friend Mark Kot is the real Hamptons Doctor. He doesn't make house calls because his Southampton Urgent Medical Care facility is where everyone goes for the best medical care in the Hamptons.
I asked him for his take on Obamacare. Yesterday he sent me the little ditty below, and I need to share it with you today.
He got it off the Internet. Which means it's true. No, I'm not kidding. Well, at least this time I'm not kidding. This Internet ditty is true.
Before I share it with you, let me tell you why it is so true and so frightening...