What’s with Sen. Orrin Hatch’s cryptic ‘Five’ tweet? Hint: Think Obamacare

November 09, 2013 0 Comments

Five. ow.ly/qDBar


Senator Hatch Office (@SenOrrinHatch) November 08, 2013

Some folks will fit a lot into a 140-word tweet, nevertheless now Sen. Orrin Hatch lowered the boom with only 4 letters. What does he indicate, though, by “Five”? 5, it turns out, is the quantity of individuals that have enrolled effectively inside Washington, D.C.’s healthcare exchange because Oct. 1.

Only 5 enrollments completed inside D.C. Obamacare exchange: ow.ly/qDmaX by @jenhab w/ @Politico
GOP Senate Finance (@GOPSenFinance) November 08, 2013

Hatch, together with Sen. Chuck Grassley, accumulated the data straight from the 4 insurance providers participating inside the exchange, Politico reports:

Only five folks have totally completed the registration procedure inside the D.C. insurance exchange, according to info compiled by lawmakers from 4 of the insurance providers participating inside the exchange.

Two persons enrolled inside CareFirst BlueShield plans throughout October plus 3 enrolled inside Kaiser Permanente plans throughout the month. No registration information has been gathered by UnitedHealthcare or Aetna because of Nov. 4 or Oct. 24, respectively, the firms mentioned.

In a statement, Hatch wrote, “With information from DC’s 4 participating wellness plans inside, there’s been a whopping five persons enrolled inside the city’s exchange. That’s proper five. Whether it’s substantial issues with all the url, individuals being forced off the coverage they had or skyrocketing fees, these numbers are a lot more proof of what a catastrophe ObamaCare is plus why it ought to be delayed.”

@SenOrrinHatch @JohnCornyn How regarding we loons repeal this really bill! Not delays, which just drags this bad ACA out longer! It's corrupt bill—
Dannak (@kornegay_danna) November 08, 2013

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