“Oh yeah, they are so loving this.” [Darleen Click]
*Making ObamaCare a reality will require massive computing power to track, store and process the millions of individual cases.
But in Illinois, contracts to compute that state’s cases – valued as high as $190 million – are being awarded without competitive bidding.
*Aetna Inc has decided not to sell insurance on New York’s individual health insurance exchange, which is being created under President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law, the fifth state where it has reversed course in recent weeks.
The third-largest U.S. health insurer has said it is seeking to limit its exposure to the risks of providing health plans to America’s uninsured, but did not give details about its decision to pull out of specific markets.
*Three years after signing Obamacare into law, President Barack Obama finally looks eager to talk about it.
The White House is mapping out a strategy to deploy the president, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden in what will be their most coordinated effort yet to sell Obamacare, senior administration officials said.
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