Howard Dean admits Obamacare woes, predicts more

Broken promises on costs, keeping your doctor, access to specialists

 Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, appearing onFox News Sunday,” acknowledged that Obamacare would suffer additional setbacks as it continues rolling out next year, yet he claims that ultimately the health care overhaul “will work.”

“There are going to be problems,” he said, conceding that the Obama administration was having trouble getting young, healthy people to sign up for health care plans, which is sure to drive up costs.

“The data does show that less healthy people are signing up,” Dean, a physician, said. “Younger people are signing up less frequently than hoped.”

Never venturing far from his leftist ideological stance, the former Democrat Party Chairman defended Obamacare, trouncing its critics and  accusing them of “hyperbole,” hypocritically  declaring they “look incredibly partisan.”

Dean debated Obamacare with Scott Gottlieb, M.D., a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, who criticized the health care plans offered.  Gottlieb said they are “very, very narrow” and “exclude a lot of specialists.” He also noted an older and less healthy population are the ones currently attempting to sign up. Additionally he noted that Obamacare drug formularies will only cover drugs on the list and yours may not be included.

Welcome to the Orwellian world of 1984.….2014 — just a few decades late.

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8 Responses to Howard Dean admits Obamacare woes, predicts more

  1. Kent says:

    Trusting the sign up numbers released by the Obama administration is a fool’s errand. Howard Dean is their emissary and even he admits to the problems outside of the initial start up foul ups. He agrees with Dr. Gottlieb that there will be restrictions on care and a rise in costs. And the healthy younger Americans who are needed to keep this monstrosity afloat are not signing up. It’s the older, sicker seniors and those who had no insurance and mistakenly think they are getting something for nothing.

  2. ZOO says:

    The Democrats have reached subterranean levels in their attempts to apple-polish the actuarially brain dead foundation that is the ACA, and every bit of it motivated by 2014 mid terms and Hillary waiting in the wings. The defense mode may have hit bottom with Dem Rep Eleanor Holmes Norton charging that poor enrollment figures result from people believing Obamacare has been repealed:

    http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/367203/dem-rep-obamacare-enrollment-low-because-people-think-law-repealed-andrew-johnson

  3. Maggie says:

    There is no free lunch. Only lies from Obama and his cronies. Remember “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. If you like your health plan you can keep your health plan?”

    Later Democrats in the senate admitted they knew these claims were untrue. Our country is being led to ruin by a Marxist, who is incrementally eroding our liberty. Our children and theirs will live in a far different America, burdened with debt and with little hope for the freedom we have known. It breaks my heart.

  4. Annie O. says:

    Maggie, breaks my heart too, but we must fight on. The only thing
    that guarantees the liberals success is our leaving the battle field.

  5. Anthem Al says:

    So typical. Liberal Dean blames all of the problems and the lack of people signing up for this mess on “partisanship.” That’s a topic the onetime DNC chair is well acquainted with.

  6. Hagar says:

    Never underestimate the GOP’s ability to blow opportunities. YEE HAW! (as Howard Dean would say)

  7. LEO IN TSN says:

    Just a few short months ago while Senators Ted Cruz & Mike Lee and a few courageous conservatives from the House (none from AZ) were fighting to defund obamaocare, the AZ4 were hiding under their DC beds. They chose to run with RINO Boehner rather than fight to protect US. RINO Boehner, McMcConnell and the McTwins are still trashing US for trying. It just didn’t fit their tactical plan of surrender.

    And the tactics of the AZ4? – don’t make waves in troubled waters. AMNESTY will be next. AZ & US deserve better.

    God bless America.

  8. Doc says:

    obummercare food for thought from another Conservative Blog, “The REAL REVO”:

    http://therealrevo.com/blog/?p=110528