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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

Glenn Kessler, author of the "Fact Checker" blog at the Washington Post railed against the Obama administration's claim that 3.9 million people signed up for Medicaid because of Obamacare. Kessler awarded the claim "three Pinocchios" out of a possible four.

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 its claim that 6 million people ... the Affordable Care Act is affecting Medicaid enrollment." He added, "Reporters need to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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” for peddling the line that Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion has covered an ...

Washington Post calls out Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp for telling whoppers about Obamacare enrollment stats

Washington Post calls out Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp for telling whoppers about Obamacare enrollment stats

When enrollment ... It's a bold claim, given that the Affordable Care Act is supposed to do the opposite. It's a claim that The Washington Post's "Fact Checker" said last week was bogus, earning Huelskamp a full four-Pinocchio rating on the newspaper's ...

The Medicaid Mess

The Medicaid Mess

The Washington Post’s fact checker has given the claim “four Pinocchios,” and firms that track the ... The Oregon study cited above found that Medicaid enrollment actually increased ER use by as much as 40 percent, meaning annual emergency-room ...

4 Million Medicaid Enrollees Under Obamacare? Doubtful.

4 Million Medicaid Enrollees Under Obamacare? Doubtful.

The 4 million new beneficiaries seems to be taking on near-canonical status, even being used by the fact checkers at the Washington Post for evaluating GOP claims ... to the Obamacare expansion"then we have an actual estimate for Medicaid enrollment ...

Meet the New Face of Medicaid

Meet the New Face of Medicaid

By 2021, between 31 million and 44 million fewer people nationally would have Medicaid coverage under the House Budget Plan relative to expected enrollment under current law, the analysis finds, examining three ... Pinocchio" rating from the Washington Post.

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