House Ways and Means Committee Threatens Subpoena to Access Obamacare Enrollment Figures

Photo Credit: AFPThe House Ways and Means Committee Friday threatened to subpoena the Obama administration to access enrollment figures for health care exchanges.

“The failed launch of the exchanges, combined with the millions of cancellation notices, is putting Americans’ healthcare coverage at risk,” Michigan Republican Rep. Dave Camp wrote in a letter to Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner, Fox News reports.

He asked Tavenner that enrollment figures be released immediately, saying the nation is facing a crisis.

Media reports show the administration has access to daily enrollment figures, but Tavenner would not provide the committee with signup numbers during a meeting with the committee this past week.

“By all media accounts, enrollment in the exchanges is thus far significantly behind the administration’s projections, Camp said. But the Obama administration said its first numbers will be released in mid-November after the Department of Health and Human Services collects information.

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