Report: Healthcare.gov couldn\’t verify Barack Obama\’s identity
examiner.com ^ | december 24, 2013 | joe newby
Posted on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 2:04:11 PM by lowbridge
President Obama — not exactly leading by example — was finally signed up forObamacare in a symbolic move showing support for his own law. But, Fox News\’ Ed Henry reported Monday, the healthcare.gov system couldn\’t verify his identity, so his staff had to sign him up in person.
The reason, Henry said, is that Obama\’s personal information is not in particular government data bases.
\”So healthcare.gov could not actually verify his identity, oddly enough,\” Henry said.
So Obama himself did not sign up for healthcare. Instead, an official told Politico that his staff went to the D.C. exchange in person to sign him up.
“Like some Americans, the complicated nature of the president’s case required an in-person sign-up,” the official said. “As you’d expect, the president’s personal information is not readily available in the variety of government databases HealthCare.gov uses to verify identities.”
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