Sunday, December 14, 2014

Maine Paid Jonathan Gruber for Obamacare Advice------Maine Wire

MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, the architect of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), was commissioned by the Maine Bureau of Insurance for economic consulting services related to the implementation of the president’s health care overhaul.

According to the report, as many as 7,000 Mainers would lose their insurance because of Obamacare by 2014. However, over 15,000 individuals have been dropped from their insurance due to Obamacare, more than double the number Gruber estimated.

Maine taxpayers paid Gruber’s organization, Gorman Actuarial, $445,000 dollars for the report, more than he was paid to consult on the writing of the Affordable Care Act

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