Updates at the end of the article
Joe Wilson was right when he said, “You lie” in response to Obama’s claim that ObamaCare wouldn’t cover illegals.
Covered California covers people here illegally.
Covered California published an information booklet in Spanish with a page entitled: “No temas si eres indocumentado/a y quieres inscribir a tu familia en un seguro médico.” or as they say in English, “Fear not if you are undocumented and want to enroll your family in health insurance.”.
Illegal alien applicants are invited to join as they are reassured their information will never be turned over to federal immigration authorities:
According to the laws and implementing regulations, the information provided by individuals for coverage can not be used for purposes other than ensuring the efficient functioning of the insurance market or administration of the program, or to verify certain eligibility determinations including verification of the immigration status of these people.”
See the page on this link.
Nothing like inviting people to come here illegally for the “free” healthcare. It will be free for them since they will get untold subsidies. Who is going to pay for all this?
Read more at the examiner.
Obama gets our four Pinocchio rating on this one.
Update: On Monday, on The Kelly File, Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies for CATO, said the illegal immigrants can only get an alternative health program which offers the exact benefits of ObamaCare for members of their family who are here legally.
The message that the information will not be shared or tracked is clearly there, however.
A skunk by any other name is a skunk.