Rep. Black: Inability to Verify Obamacare Applicants’ Immigration Status Could Cost Billions

Congresswoman sends letter to HHS questioning methods to ensure proper payment of subsidies
Rep. Diane Black (R., Tenn.) / AP

Rep. Diane Black (R., Tenn.) sent a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Wednesday warning that fraudulent Obamacare subsidies could cost taxpayers billions if the administration fails to remedy over 300,000 inconsistencies relating to applicants’ immigration status.

Gary Peters Backed Obamacare Loopholes for Illegal Immigrants

Told voters that illegal immigrants were ineligible
Gary Peters / AP

Michigan Democrat Gary Peters assured voters that illegal immigrants would not be eligible for Obamacare, but later supported the loophole that is now allowing young illegal immigrants to enroll in the program.

Another Obamacare Fail

Hospital incentive program ‘didn’t work’
Obamacare supporter rally

An Obamacare program intended to improve quality of care by rewarding medical providers failed in its first year, according to Vox.