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Matt Vespa


October 29, 2013 - 7:37 am

Last night, I blogged about NBC News’ report on the Obama administration knowing that millions would lose their coverage as a result of the new health care law. In fact, it was projected that 40-67% of Americans in the individual market would lose their coverage.  It was posted late afternoon yesterday, but the link vanished later that night.  According to NBC, they blamed it on a “publishing glitch.”

As a result, this is what we all saw around midnight.

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When it was re-published earlier this morning, the new piece was without the portion concerning the HHS’ changes to the grandfathering process for policies that don’t meet ACA standards as of March 23, 2010.

None of this should come as a shock to the Obama administration. The law states that policies in effect as of March 23, 2010 will be “grandfathered,” meaning consumers can keep those policies even thought they don’t meet the requirements of the new health care law.  But the Department of Health and Human Services then wrote regulations that narrowed that provision, by saying that if any part of a policy was significantly changed since that date – the deductible, co-pay, or benefits, for example – the policy would not be grandfathered.

Courtesy of Weasel Zippers and SooperMexican, here’s a comparison of the two articles.

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Yet, the piece still contains damning information.  Regardless, “cache is your friend” is the motto of the day. Here’s the original post for your entertainment.



Matt Vespa is a web editor at and occasional writer for Hot Air, RedState, and Townhall Magazine.

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That's why I call them the "Mushroom Media"; they either leave us in the dark ("error" of omission) or feed us Bullpoop.
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Are you surprised? This is the same venal network that tried to railroad George Zimmerman by leaving out a crucial line of his conversation with the police dispatcher.
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