Obamacare Marketplaces Are STILL Susceptible To Fraud
Marketplaces within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — or “Obamacare” — infrastructure remain susceptible to fraud, according to Government Accountability Office (GAO) findings released Monday.
In spite of GAO warning the government of shortcomings and suggesting changes in 2014 and 2015, new GAO findings show major flaws in categories like eligibility determination and enrollment processes that have yet to be corrected. Coverage and subsidies were approved for 15 falsified applications, for example.
Using the same methodology from February, when it was exposed that illegal aliens are successfully obtaining government-subsidized coverage, GAO found that seven out of nine fake applications were approved.
“For these seven successful applicants, we obtained APTC subsidies totaling about $2,700 on a monthly basis, or about $33,000 annually,” the report reads. “In the eighth case, our applicant was approved for Medicaid coverage.” – READ MORE