Obamacare FY14 Budget: “To Ensure Integrity of Programs That Redistribute Tens of Billions”

The fiscal 2014 budget justification released by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner explains that CMS is requesting that Congress appropriate $803.5 million for operations and management of the Obamacare exchanges during the fiscal year so that, among other things, CMS can “ensure the integrity of programs that redistribute tens of billions of dollars.” Overall, CMS wants $2 billion to run what it calls the “Federal Marketplace” for health insurance. Read more […]