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Offline happyg

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Dead people can sign up for health care in Kentucky
« on: October 04, 2013, 02:47:57 PM »


Obamacare can help dead people, too.

This is apparent in Kentucky, where application forms for the state’s new Obamacare benefit exchange asks if the application is for someone who has recently died.

Question 39 on the kynect: Kentucky’s Healthcare Connection printable application form for a single person health seeking either coverage or help paying costs, states: “If you are filling out this application on behalf of a person who recently passed away, enter the deceased person’s date of death.”

“This is for Medicaid — it will pay three prior months of medical expenses for the eligible,” Gwenda Bond, a spokeswoman for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, told The Daily Caller on Friday. “It also allows us to prevent fraud by noting the date of death, time-limited benefits.”

The state’s health benefit exchange, kynect: Kentucky’s Healthcare Connection, will “help more than 600,000 uninsured Kentuckians get coverage through private insurance plans or Medicaid and the Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (KCHIP),” according to Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear’s office.

Open enrollment for those wanting to purchase health insurance through kynect began this week.
http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/04/dead-people-can-sign-up-for-health-care-in-kentucky/

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Re: Dead people can sign up for health care in Kentucky
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2013, 02:53:47 PM »
Do they also get to register to vote at the same time?
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Re: Dead people can sign up for health care in Kentucky
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2013, 03:58:07 PM »
Do they also get to register to vote at the same time?
You betcha. As long as it's as a Democrat.
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Re: Dead people can sign up for health care in Kentucky
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2013, 04:57:35 PM »
If dead people can vote, they should be able to get Obamacare.  However, since they aren't working, they will need the government to  help them out financially. :silly:  By the way, the Obamaphone isn't needed. **nononono*
« Last Edit: October 04, 2013, 04:58:23 PM by rangerrebew »
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