Even on the weekends? Yep. The law of the land is so settled that it cannot sleep. So here you go:
Obamacare is in danger of being hit by a “perfect storm” of low enrollment and bad data being sent to insurers, experts are warning as a crucial deadline looms this month for the massive insurance sign-up effort.
And if that storm strikes, they said, consumers likely will face higher premium prices in 2015, insurers will face possible losses from Obamacare policies, and hospitals and other providers could face increased costs.
“I try to be an optimist, it’s just harder each day,” said Christine Vogel, associate director in Navigant’s health-care practice, and a former special advisor for health-care reform to Connecticut’s governor. She said she expects the cumulative effect will eventually hurt people providing and receiving care.
“We all knew that it was going to impact the insurance industry, and now it’s going to impact the provider and the consumer,” she said. “It’s difficult for me not to think that perfect storm that we’ve all been trying to avoid, and not plan for, may be approaching.”
But the important thing to remember is that Professor Wiggleroom has been taught the important life lesson that “insurance is complicated to buy.”
So let’s give the guy a mulligan on this one, OK?