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10-28-13 12:35pm Garland: on Obamacare

Oct 28, 2013|

Garland talks with Igor Volsky, managing editor of Think Progress, about problems arising from the Affordable Care Act.

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We'll start your own rear once again think and about Obama care the Affordable. Care Act. And La Lotta people scandal that portions on. -- after three and a half a year it's and being passed by congress being. Behind closed doors on regular habits and are ready are ready. And being told the rodeo regular businesses. The question -- beginning to be by both sides. How could this chapters three and I have years of ignoring the first coming up could be not be reality. And and where -- Power and we're gonna get the other side of this if true -- Igor -- ski and managing an interesting progress you -- welcome back the sure appreciate call. Anglican aborted the news reports in the -- the question via the Reagan had a few years to get ready for business. And and anybody with common since knew this had to be a tremendous. Program tuned to implement. And blow over the Euro weakened I was listening to protect itself and so compelling. Saying you know this is not a complicated web site when you compared to what Amazon. Google goes -- and coupled it's the people out there with the electorate to music and got themselves and as anybody reverence of -- -- -- used to. How committed the in this situation of 23 in the Peters. Well and there are multiple factors that really contributed to this year you have on the one hand that should. Thing to campaign. By Republicans trying to really discredit the law at every turn that certainly didn't help matters just. Parnevik and more determined -- -- -- he would you know -- you would think that contribute to kind of that the courts to do it right and it should have but they're also. Operating within a certain -- and -- Political fund that you well. They're also little structural reforms email. Project was. Done by some key to read different contractors. There wasn't a single court meeting party it was done out of -- switch it to -- agent you know. The broader and servicers. And that it doesn't have the kind experience you would. To coordinate all of these different parts. The web site and then of course there's procurement reform you know under the current impair -- team comparable. -- carried a a -- to Okinawa. A project like -- -- opening -- two to open it because it would really take years and years and years. To get it done and so HHS are true -- companies and contractors. They already had been working. And who knows that these -- the companies that were qualified. To put that thing together so there's a lot. Different factors here and comparable to the Apollo -- how to exit. But at the end of the buck stops. At that the folks who put that thing together now they have a limited amount of time to really figure out how to. There's insulin credence to those that said I told you. The government can do. All the people incidentally. Also stated before that saying was rolled out that people should burn there obamacare card never sign up for the law. Now they are screaming and yelling. That they can't China. I mean look at the end of the day it is being done in some areas it's being done for instance and -- should the troops 2006. It's being done in places like Kentucky where then. -- people are signing up to the state based exchanges. That's being on their day in Medicaid and Medicare. Government buying in health care programs that are hugely successful -- hugely popular with Americans took the notion. That some that's. True the government. Killing and I think all. Under over the we can we Richard that this old things can be taken over and and fixed by an organization. Called QS. Else. And as it turns out at least what's alleged in what are red and that there are owned by the country's largest health insurance company do you see any conflict of interest there. It's troubling certainly that your app that company that's going to be. And it's sitting for from the law and participating in the exchanges. That they're the ones who are kind of be putting thing together I think there's -- firewall between at the. Owners of the company in how the company operates as the tech -- I don't think there's kind of early bleeding can't conflict of interest and not -- and by the struggling I think in the end. Speaks to how they -- contractor doled out in first place and whether or not we need to really figure that the country. Is there a better way to do that at the end of the day you have a -- Our broken generic competition but do your current werewolves current situation. Of the affordable health care Acton some good all the Obama care go all of rob an overview we call it the think -- we're coming.

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