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The sequester ax chopping fifteen point five billion for the Department of Health and Human Services budget but there's one thing that won't be touched.
Obama care promotion.
HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius is making sure that the national review's Andrew Johnson -- is nice to talk to you Andrew thanks for having me happy to be here Greta.
-- can't so how what this is secretary doing to preserve the promotion within HHS for obamacare.
So basically what secretary Sebelius is doing is because of the department is going to be undergoing a fifteen point five billion dollar cut because sequestered.
She's decided that a top priority is going to be promoting an outreach for Obama care.
So what that's gonna mean is displacing some funds elsewhere.
In order to paper.
Traveling which she most notably -- was one of the main priorities for.
OK I would within the album.
Department of HHS is Center for Disease Control are they getting it cut.
They may man to -- so we don't know exactly what funds will be cut because all she did issue were made this remark who had a joint event with some reporters yesterday.
But if you do remember back during the sequester.
I was actually HHS those -- leading the charge in the sequester scare they talked about cuts that FDA inspectors to talk back cuts the head start program.
It -- back cuts to US seniors and health care benefits.
So you kind of begs the question that if those are such priorities that we're going to be impacted by sequester why -- those.
-- -- been shifted around for that those programs rather than I -- for obamacare.
You have what you may have some a little bit Fuzzy math and she said she loved to have the budget of what four.
Her our promotional Obama can -- -- little Fuzzy.
What's it like that situation like to have the budget -- apple product or blockbuster movie.
But the funny thing is that -- she has a budget of about three times a blockbuster movie the -- -- estimates.
That she has about.
Annually will have about 684 million dollars for Obama -- -- the average blockbuster movie gets about a hundred million to 200 million.
So she's actually doing quite well in that area and just given the blockbuster bombs that have happened this summer those are forecasting the way obamacare is gonna go -- could spell more trouble for.
I would therein -- of therein lies the -- -- Fuzzy -- the fact that she says she wants to have what that they have a 10209 -- -- spend 684 million dollars -- budget.
I'm curious for six or 84 million dollars to promote this PR that's marking for Obama care.
Is there at least do they mean if you know and you know there's been any competitive bidding at least seven mark in it would be like a good deal on the marketing Garza's pan out some of the brother in law essentially.
I'm not entirely sure about that but we do know that they've taken every opportunity in order to help outreach for -- -- I -- you'll remember that they've reached out to Hollywood actors to help promote it.
They've been reached out to different sports leagues there to help promote it I mean just the other day not too far away from -- -- -- HHS tonight -- Washington Nationals ball game.
And they had their Teddy Roosevelt mascot Colleen HHS hotline -- more information about obamacare.
So I mean they're making all kinds of efforts in order -- But it would have been doing the Hollywood did lead I would assume it doesn't cotton doesn't cost it they have -- to Hollywood stars show up but they should just the White House is a golf promote obamacare 684.
Million dollars just from marketing as a -- nominal -- -- -- exactly and if it's not just a one time one year cost that's going to be what the -- -- estimates will be annual and again you have to wonder sometimes -- Washington.
Does customer tend to go down they had to stay the same or sometimes even go up over time.
And for a lot it's been around for about four years now and supposedly popular I mean she said again yesterday she reiterated that it's popular that Americans are looking forward to it.
-- why does she still need to do so much outreach when it's just two months away from one of its most important deadline for.
Who knows -- -- thank you thank you Greta thanks for having me.
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