Remember what I wrote about the other day? Even though the Democrats passed and started implementing Obamacare years ago, they have been in a constant battle to sell this law to the people. It continues.
The Obama administration asked North Dakota’s largest health insurer not to publicize how many people have signed up for health insurance through a new online exchange, a company official says.
During a Monday forum in Fargo for people interested in signing up for coverage via the exchange, James Nichol of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota told the crowd his company received the request from the federal government earlier Monday. Nichol is a consumer sales manager for the company.
Still, a spokeswoman from Blue Cross Blue Shield says about 14 North Dakotans have signed up for coverage since the federal exchange went live Oct. 1. That brings total statewide enrollment to 20 – less than one a day.
I wrote the following on Oct. 20.
Obamacare is a sales-job. Think about it, they have been trying to sell this idea to us for years yet still the majority of Americans don’t think it’s any good. It’s all about marketing and getting people to buy into a program without providing any of the real details and how it will effect us in the future.
Why not release the numbers? It’s simple, they expectation during the first weeks was something, and we’re getting something else. The numbers don’t look good, and even though President Obama claimed the system had a “couple of glitches” that like any other Apple release would have a bug fix released in a few days. Liar.
I’m not sure we’ll ever see enrollment figures from the federal exchange, even though they were all happy and promoting the “millions of hits” they were getting during the first couple of days.
Half of the country still disapproves of the 2010 Affordable Healthcare Act.