Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Obamacare Job Creator

Need a job? Need a good paying job? How does $48 per hour sound?

For a 40 hour week, full time job, that is $96,000 per year.

Tens of thousands of health care professionals, union workers and community activists hired as "navigators" to help Americans choose Obamacare options starting Oct. 1 will be paid up to $48 an hour, more than six times the federal minimum wage of $7.25, according to new regulations issued Wednesday.
Washington Examiner

Don't you know Elizabeth Warren is wetting her pants over this one?
"The proposed requirements would also include that such entities and individuals provide consumers with information and assistance in the consumer's preferred language, at no cost to the consumer, which would include oral interpretation of non-English languages and the translation of written documents in non-English languages when necessary to ensure meaningful access," said the regulations.
This will be fun.

Most health insurance company legal departments have fits over translating routine sales material into Spanish.  We are expected to believe the clowns in DC can translate the written and spoken word into ANY language and do so fluently and quickly?

Guess they never heard of the Tower of Babel.

It is still not clear how many navigators will be required. California, however, provides a hint. It wants 21,000.
That could be an expensive proposition, since every one of them must be paid a minimum of $20 an hour. According to the new regulations, navigators and assistants will earn $20 an hour, while navigator project leaders will earn $29 an hour. Navigator senior executives will be paid $48 an hour.
Sounds like another California gold rush could be in the works.
Wonder if the navigators are paid bonuses for the voter registration question?
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