Tuesday, November 12, 2013

More Agents? Heh. [UPDATED & BUMPED]

"[HHS Secretary Shecantbeserious] wants “to bring 60,000 more” agents and brokers on for consumer assistance with the [ObamaTax] federally run exchanges."

I bet.

Apparently, some 70,000 of us have already completed the FFM Certification process. It's unclear how many "health insurance agents" are out there, but it seems to be in the hundreds of thousands. And of course, we're trained to actually help clients make informed decisions, and vetted for knowledge and honesty.

Unlike some.

UPDATE: Yeah, those unlicensed, unvetted Navigators are working out so well. And at a paltry $67 million (so far) yet:

"Government-paid workers supposedly trained to uphold the law advise clients on how to lie on government forms, evade legal requirements, and ignore proper procedures ... The investigator then poses as a low-income worker at a university who has unreported cash income on the side, worrying about how that might affect his premium subsidies"

Of course the taxpayer-funded Navigator advises the would-be tax-evader and subsidy-cheat to do the right thing and decalre the income.


Not so much:

"Yeah, it didn’t happen,” another navigator says. One more chimes in: “Never report it.

Here's the stomach-turning video:

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