By John Vinci
published at ObamacareWatcher.org.
Today is the second anniversary of the passage of Obamacare. And by
our count there are now over one hundred Obamacare
regulatory implementation documents that span over 10,000 pages and
contain nearly 2.5 million words. You'd think that 2.5 million
words would be enough to tell us exactly how Obamacare will work and
Not so, says Governor Gary Herbert of Utah.
We still don’t know
Utah was proud of the market-based healthcare reforms it had made
prior to Obamacare. It was one of two states to have implemented an
insurance exchange before Obamacare.
But now Utah is working hard to figure out how their reforms will work
within the context of Obamacare.
Last fall, Gov. Herbert's administration sent a 58-page document to the
Obama Administration outlining questions that Utah still has about how
Obamacare will be implemented at the state level. Herbert said that
even the Obama Administration’s newly released 1,039 pages of
regulations within the prior week, "still don't answer the questions
we've been asking."
For Governor Herbert, these regulations only "add to the confusion and
uncertainty in the marketplace which inhibits our ability to [act on]
And these regulations are just the beginning.
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