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White House 'sorry' for woman held up as ACA success
« on: November 19, 2013, 06:09:09 PM »
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The White House is "as sorry as we can be" that a Washington state woman held up as an example of the success of the Affordable Care Act marketplaces appears to be falling through the cracks, press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday.

In mid-October, President Obama cited single mother Jessica Sanford as an exchange success story after she wrote to him after being able to sign up for insurance in early October. She's since learned that her state's system miscalculated her tax credit and that her out-of-pocket costs will be substantially higher than expected.

Carney said that the White House "certainly as sorry as we can be that Jessica can’t afford it" but that the law is still doing plenty of good. He also noted that Sanford still says she supports the Affordable Care Act and the president.

Sanford's complaints came to light after she wrote on her state's health exchange Facebook page that they had "really screwed me over


http://www.politico.com/politico44/2013/11/white-house-sorry-for-woman-held-up-as-aca-success-177871.html
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Re: White House 'sorry' for woman held up as ACA success
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2013, 06:10:31 PM »
'sorry as they can be'........................Which means not at all!



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