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Welcome back everybody well the NFL is punting on promoting obamacare.
Earlier this week Health and Human Services Department officials said they were talking to the NFL NBA.
And others about possible advertising campaign promoting Obama care.
This morning the NFL saying that it would rather sit on the sidelines.
Elizabeth -- Now with more on this story Elizabeth -- -- -- allow health.
And human services secretary Kathleen Sebelius says sports venues are quote an obvious place for the federal government to target young -- to sign up for coverage.
This is she made a -- this week the NFL and other major sports franchise is about helping improving public awareness.
Of the Affordable Care Act but the secretary does have one problem shortly after Republican leaders in the senate.
Publicly warn the NFL not to partner with the administration.
Turns out the organization is not willing to play ball anyways in a written response published by the Washington Post an NFL spokesman writes.
We currently have no plans to engage in this area and have no substantive contract with the administration about the health -- law's implementation.
In the weekly Republican address senator Pat Roberts took the opportunity to note the fast approaching deadline.
And did did the administration's attempts to promote what he says is a massive federal government takeover.
Young healthy people find the exchanges so costly and objectionable.
That the administration is drafting the NBA and the NFL to pitch obamacare.
Good grief not folks who wasn't supposed to be this way.
Before obamacare was forced to congress and a misguided partisan federal takeover of health care.
We had a rare opportunity to create real change.
Federal officials say folks have to invest in coverage before open enrollment ends on March 34 of 31 of next year.
Or they'll be slapped with a 95 dollar fine or 1% of their income.
-- -- -- -- Elizabeth thank you very much.
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