More Obamacare waste: Data entry workers paid to do nothing

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by Allen West

Kathleen Sebelius may have stepped down as the Secretary of Health and Human Services but the hits just keep on coming with Obamacare. Fox News reports that employees at a center processing applications for health insurance under Obamacare were paid to do nothing.

Missouri television station KMOV-TV reported Monday that data entry workers at a Serco Inc. office in Wentzville spent days staring at their computer. The company was awarded up to $1.25 billion to process applications for health insurance through the health care law.” I suppose we shouldn’t complain too much because after all their positions did count as “jobs created.”

Republican Sens. Roy Blunt of Missouri and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee sent a letter Wednesday to Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in response to the report.

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