Obamacare Creates 111 New Federal Agencies

In The American Gangster, Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) invites his mother (Ruby Dee), brothers, cousins, etc. to come to New York to see “her new house”. He is so proud of what he has done and is eager to show it off to his mother.

Obamacare can be just as destructive to the health care system, yet the folks in Washington are very proud of what they have done. If you think dealing with health insurance company bureaucracy is challenging, just get a load of this list.

4. Program of administrative simplification (Section 115, p. 76)

8. Health Insurance Exchange (Section 201, p. 155)

9. Program for technical assistance to employees of small businesses buying Exchange coverage (Section 305(h), p. 191)

14. “Public Health Insurance Option” (Section 321, p. 211)

15. Ombudsman for “Public Health Insurance Option” (Section 321(d), p. 213)

16. Account for receipts and disbursements for “Public Health Insurance Option” (Section 322(b), p. 215)

17. Telehealth Advisory Committee (Section 1191 (b), p. 589)

18. Demonstration program providing reimbursement for “culturally and linguistically appropriate services” (Section 1222, p. 617)

38. Demonstration program for Medicaid coverage to stabilize emergency medical conditions in institutions for mental diseases (Section 1787, p. 1149)

63. Grant program for interdisciplinary mental and behavioral health training (Section 2522, p. 1382)

64. “No Child Left Unimmunized Against Influenza” demonstration grant program (Section 2524, p. 1391)

65. Healthy Teen Initiative grant program regarding teen pregnancy (Section 2526, p. 1398)

66. Grant program for interdisciplinary training, education, and services for individuals with autism (Section 2527(a), p. 1402)

About the only thing missing is the Department of Redundancy Department.

The references at the end of the descriptive are for Sections and page numbers of HR 3962

The full list of all 111 new agencies can be reviewed here.

Smaller cars, bigger government, Poppa Washington.

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