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June 26, 2013

Think NSA Spying Is Bad? Here Comes ObamaCare Hub - Obama Voters YOU asked for this!

Think NSA Spying Is Bad? Here Comes ObamaCare Hub

The Health and Human Services Department earlier this year exposed just how vast the government's data collection efforts will be on millions of Americans as a result of ObamaCare.

Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., asked HHS to provide "a complete list of agencies that will interact with the Federal Data Services Hub." The Hub is a central feature of ObamaCare, since it will be used by the new insurance exchanges to determine eligibility for benefits, exemptions from the federal mandate, and how much to grant in federal insurance subsidies.

In response, the HHS said the ObamaCare data hub will "interact" with seven other federal agencies: Social Security Administration, the IRS, the Department of Homeland Security, the Veterans Administration, Office of Personnel Management, the Department of Defense and — believe it or not — the Peace Corps. Plus the Hub will plug into state Medicaid databases.

And what sort of data will be "routed through" the Hub? Social Security numbers, income, family size, citizenship and immigration status, incarceration status, and enrollment status in other health plans, according to the HHS.

"The federal government is planning to quietly enact what could be the largest consolidation of personal data in the history of the republic," noted Stephen Parente, a University of Minnesota finance professor.

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Wild Thing's comment............

Just remember not one Republican voted for Obamacare and the Republicans have tried something like 28 times to repeal it. We just don't have enough to control the vote.

Posted by Wild Thing at June 26, 2013 12:55 AM


With all this data collection on American Citizens, it seems the smart ones are the illegals who are living in the shadows.

Posted by: BobF at June 26, 2013 07:25 AM

Good one Bob.

Our lives become less private each day the Congress sits in session. Our grandkids will have no earthly idea of privacy and Webster will have to remove the word "anonymous" from it's dictionaries as an obsolete term.

Posted by: TomR,armed in Texas at June 26, 2013 11:12 AM