You can now apply for Obamacare by phone
People have had such a hard time signing up online that the government has now opened the telephone lines.
There's already a big change this Monday morning on HealthCare.gov, the federal website where consumers have had (so far) anything but a smooth time signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Now featured on the site is an "apply by phone" button, reminding customers that they can apply for coverage over the phone.
In its first three weeks live, the HealthCare.gov website has been a glitch-filled disaster that has prevented some people from signing up for coverage that can begin as soon as Jan. 1.
Needless to say, comparing insurance plans -- and signing up -- would be a complicated and more time-consuming process by phone.
Other changes to the site include a contact number that's displayed above the fold on the homepage.
“No matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise,” President Obama told the American Medical Association in 2009. “If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what.”
well it sounds to me just like a government run program, the web site is so screwed up that obama himself does not know how to use it,
now you want telephone access, This will mean the entire world can now tap into obamacare, our government cant protect so much as a rotting turd in a private toilet let alone a phone access system to obamacare.
another big joke on us people, obama is the biggest embarassment that the united states has ever known. this clown does not need a suit to do his job, he is a natural born clown.
our country has suffered terrible losses under this moron. god bless the united states of america and may that muslim in our whitehouse that is finishing the job that obama bin laden did not.
the americans that elected him need to be forced out of this nation for treason.
What if my obamaphone runs out of minutes while waiting on hold?
I guess I could order some foodstamp take out and get it delivered to my section 8 house while I wait.
Thankfully my 6 kids are at daycare, aka at K12 school.
630 Million dollar website that doesn't work.......
300 Million Men, Women, & Children in the USA
2+ Million $$$ to each Man,Woman, & Child that could have been
used for THEIR OWN HEALTH COVERAGE if you simply set up an account for each of us....
GOVERNMENT IS THE PROBLEM!!!!!
Obamacare is coughing up blood..
Why don't we just make copies of all our personal information and drop it from an airplane? I have filled out the on-line information three times and after receiving confirmation by e-mail that they have it, I am still encountering a notice that my application isn't complete. Calling some unknown person who's taking down information in who-knows-where and putting it in a file that keeps getting lost is too big a risk for me.
I'll wait until they fine me.
My pre-existing health plan expires Dec. 31. I MUST sign up for the Affordable Care health policies. I have been calling healthcare.gov about 4 to 5 times a day for assistance. No one knows anything. Some of the reps are cheery and upbeat, others are complete ****s. I applied for access to the website about 40 to 50 times. Every time, you get an error. Several times the website said it would send an email to my inbox to validate my entry. Eureka! I thought, I finally was successful. Never received an email...not once. To date, I am still denied access. Every rep has given me different instructions on how to proceed. Every time I try, I get an error. They told me to apply at off-times. I have applied at 2 a.m., 3 a.m., and 6 a.m. No way! Then the screen reads the site is closed for maintenance. It is virtually impossible to navigate the site. Finally, I did a telephone application, but, now, I was told they don't know if my application was actually submitted because of all the glitches in the system. No one can check on my status. Now they have listed some available insurance policies by state. Of course, there are no details on what the policies cover. The reps do not have that information, either. This is one big fiasco!
Where are Moe, Larry, and Curly Joe when you really need them?
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