A precursor program for Obamacare
by James Denison - 1/5/13 10:13 AM
Don't expect anything better than this. At least we can see why this Administration with Obama and Hillary running things was so anxious to get Obamacare installed. Probably see the same thing as what happened in it's trial run in Tennessee. The whole article is very interesting read.
Secret test site for Hillary's plan
"A lifelong Democrat, Wallace quickly switched his allegiance to the Republican Party with great fanfare. Although he kept close contact with many of his Democratic buddies, such as Gore, he began ingratiating himself with members of the Sundquist administration.
Early in the Clinton administration, while Hillary Clinton was unsuccessfully attempting to cobble together a nationwide health-care system, then-Gov. McWherter contacted Bill Clinton and Gore and volunteered Tennessee as a test site for Hillary's health plan.
About 1.1 million poor and uninsured people were enrolled in the program. The federal government allowed Medicaid dollars to be diverted into TennCare, and the program quickly became the financial and criminal equivalent of the Black Hole of Calcutta.
Despite the fact that the state contributed more than 25 percent of its annual budget to the program, TennCare was still under-funded.
"We couldn't get the big guys (insurance companies) in. We got the fly-by-nights," said a federal prosecutor who has tried a number of TennCare fraud cases. "Many of these insurance companies who joined TennCare were just fronts for legislators, their families and other public officials who raked in money while the poor were denied services to which they were legally entitled."
The program was a revolving door for administrators, eight in only six years, and now threatens to bankrupt the state."
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2000/09/4258/#KUvwxvhQiWqZrFRL.99