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Medicaid Enrollment Claims Given Three Pinocchios By Washington Post

Medicaid Enrollment Claims Given "Three Pinocchios" By Washington Post

Medicaid Enrollment Claims Given "Three Pinocchios" By Washington Post

Here’s what the number actually includes: • Medicaid and CHIP eligibility determinations made directly through state Medicaid and CHIP offices in every state. • Medicaid and CHIP eligibility determinations made directly through state-based ...

Washington Post: '3 Pinocchios' to Obamacare Enrollment Numbers

Washington Post: '3 Pinocchios' to Obamacare Enrollment Numbers

Glenn Kessler, who writes The Fact Checker column for The Washington Post, has given "three Pinocchios" to the White House for ... nothing about how the Affordable Care Act is affecting Medicaid enrollment." He added, "Reporters need to stop using it."

WaPo gives 3 Pinocchios to Medicaid-enrollment claim … and itself

WaPo gives 3 Pinocchios to Medicaid-enrollment claim … and itself

In the following two months, 3.9 million people enrolled ... even being used by the fact checkers at the Washington Post for evaluating GOP claims. This is odd, because after looking carefully at the numbers cited, the Medicaid figures are the weakest ...

Obama's Claim About Medicaid Enrollments Under Obamacare Gets 'Four Pinocchios'

Obama's Claim About Medicaid Enrollments Under Obamacare Gets 'Four Pinocchios'

President Obama’s remark that “We’ve got close to seven million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion” achieved the dubious assessment of Four Pinocchios from "The Fact Checker" (a.k.a. "The Truth ...

Warning: Ignore claims that 3.9 million people signed up for Medicaid because of Obamacare

Warning: Ignore claims that 3.9 million people signed up for Medicaid because of Obamacare

The 6 million figure comes from combining a figure of 2.1 million for people selecting a plan via state and federal exchanges, through December, and 3.9 million for Medicaid, through November. Thus the claim that ... in The Washington Post on January ...

Four Pinocchios to Obama on Medicaid-expansion claims

Four Pinocchios to Obama on Medicaid-expansion claims

It’s not the first time that the Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler has dropped a bunch of Pinocchios on claims from Democrats on Medicaid expansion, and it looks like it won’t be the last, either. Kessler even gave himself three Pinocchios a month ago ...

Obamacare’s Medicaid coverage is millions less than supporters advertised

Obamacare’s Medicaid coverage is millions less than supporters advertisedThe Daily Caller

Obamacare’s Medicaid coverage is millions less than supporters advertised

HHS also notes that enrollment includes ... 6 million people because Medicaid had made almost 4 million eligibility determinations. Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler stated that Obamacare could claim 3.9 million new Medicaid beneficiaries ...

Obamacare enrollment numbers: what we know and what we don’t know

Obamacare enrollment numbers: what we know and what we don’t knowWashington Post

Obamacare enrollment numbers: what we know and what we don’t know

He earned Four Pinocchios ... demonstrates that administration’s claims about the under-26 enrollment should be treated with extreme caution. “…on top of the millions more who have gained access through Medicaid expansion and the Children’s ...

Report: Fewer Than 2 Million Signed Up for Medicaid Under ACA

Report: Fewer Than 2 Million Signed Up for Medicaid Under ACA

The Medicaid enrollment figures have come under question since the White House disclosed the 6.3 million figure last month " earning "three Pinocchios" from the Fact Checker column in The Washington Post because ... to bolster their claims that the ...

WaPo’s Fact Checker admits he’s got the wrong Obamacare facts

WaPo’s Fact Checker admits he’s got the wrong Obamacare facts

The Washington Post Fact Checker blogger finally fact-checked himself. In a rare admission, The Washington Post’s Fact Checker, Glenn Kessler gave himself “Three Pinocchios ... Care Act is affecting Medicaid enrollment,” he wrote.

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