Enhanced Obamacare Subsidies Irresistibly Inviting for Fraud

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The Democrats’ generous subsidies for insurance coverage purchased through Obamacare’s exchanges can be described as many things: an irresponsible use of public money, a gift to the insurance industry, and a transparent means of trying to buy the support of patients.

A new study from the Paragon Health Institute reveals that they’re also an invitation to fraud. As many as five million people receive free, taxpayer-funded marketplace coverage even though they’re not eligible for such largesse.

It’s far from clear how many of these patients are deliberately misleading the government and how many are merely in error.

Regardless, taxpayers should not have to acquiesce to such graft.

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