‘Obamacare Extension Is Not An Extension’Posted: March 26, 2014 | |
Wynton Hall writes: Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday that the Obama administration’s decision to extend the Obamacare open enrollment period is not, in fact, an extension.
“This is not an extension of open enrollment. It is just saying, like you do on election day, if you’re in line to vote, we want to make sure you vote.”
— Sebelius, to Michigan Fox 2
However, unlike election day, the Washington Post says the Obama administration will give people several weeks – until mid-April – to enroll.
The Post says the Obama White House will rely on the “honor system” and will “not try to determine whether the person is telling the truth.”
In congressional testimony last month before the House Ways and Means Committee, Sebelius told Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) that there would be no delay of the enrollment deadline. Read more…