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-- -- -- -- -- DC brand new setback for obamacare today the administration now admitting there's no way to verify.
For access city's -- -- being told to just take your word for -- if you see -- 5% city for health care.
You that you qualify for a tax break and there's not a system really that's going to check what you say.
The new rules are being revealed just days after the employer mandate -- central component of the law.
Was delayed for another year -- -- -- -- fifteen both of these things are worked together David -- senior correspondent for the Washington examiner.
Joins us now so David why why are we learning about this change sue -- city's offense change -- we just -- there's not going to be a lot of oversight why is that happening.
Well I think we're gonna need to find out more about this Jana but the but the bottom line here is is -- is.
The law is it's extremely we'll unwieldy -- it's it's big it's large and as the executive branch.
Goes a -- making up the regulations and rules.
That are supposed to reflect.
The the spirit of the legislation that they're finding -- it's difficult.
And they're they're finding that it is going to be very difficult to run smoothly and and I wouldn't be surprise and in this particular case.
If they're worried that the only way they can really check these things out in terms of who's eligible for subsidies would be in such a way.
As the possibly -- people who are eligible or think there are eligible from actually receiving these subsidies and so they'd rather you know.
Encourage people to enroll -- take advantage of this.
And make the process cumbersome and and find people getting rejected.
That believe that there are eligible and and you know not getting something you think that you -- due from the governor.
Now why would they had a political problem -- -- talk about the political problem why would they be concerned about that part of it.
Well people already don't necessarily like the law they don't have confidence in the long it it's not all the components of that are -- popular in the law as a whole are not popular.
That's one of the reasons -- been a lot of these the ways and so I think if you add another layer.
Of complexity on to that and you have potentially millions of people applying for subsidies that they don't yet.
In light of the situation with the IRS because the IRS that's so.
Supposed to regulate this and I can imagine the IRS that's making phone calls and in -- -- already -- potentially.
And -- proved to me deserve this it's like an IRS audit because it's the IRS doing it.
And they probably don't want to add to.
You know a lot of the negativity out there and some some points to 2014 you know like an L election -- wow.
Well that's that's you know that's what that's what -- -- and part of it.
Of course is part of -- anything look hot if if there's a law that should be delayed of people like.
No politician is going to delay that law and I don't care -- you're gonna you know send a whole building under water and haven't disintegrate if people like it.
They're not the -- it before election it's a whole reason.
The administration feels a lot of pressure here to get this right and why they'd rather delay for an election.
Then end up of a lot of people extremely upset at the way this.
Big huge huge piece of legislation.
Goes into effect -- -- figure they can buy themselves more.
-- it's interesting though that the individual mandate saves the employer mandate is being delayed but -- subsidy.
There is it does irrelevance to the employer mandate in all of this if you earn less than 45000 dollars and you did not have access through your employer.
To what the government deems as affordable health care.
Then you are suppose across five for the subsidy but if employers don't have to provide health care for the next year David.
That what does that mean for the cost of this soft and the amount of subsidies it actually goes out to people.
Well it means that in the immediate the laws and it cost the government a whole lot more than it was intended or -- it was sold as cost.
Because you're gonna have employers not paying fines for not providing health care if they don't provide health -- ready.
-- that money was calculated is a way to help pay for the subsidies.
That the government is granted to people in order for them to purchase health insurance in these state exchanges.
Seven point to the states to just for our viewers know that your experience with the health care law will be determined quite frankly about how your state is dealing with the -- that's a topic for another conversation the days to come with all these changes that we just learned about.
Over the holiday weekend David great to see as always thank you.
Thanks a lot --
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