Obamacare 'Rule' Goes Missing from Government Website
1:09 PM, Jan 3, 2011 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
A few weeks ago, I wrote about a 347-page, 118,072-word Obamacare "rule" released by Health and Human Services Secretary (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius and unconfirmed-Medicare Administrator Donald Berwick, two people whose power would increase immensely under Obamacare. I wrote, "To get a real flavor for what life and health would be like under Obamacare, check out the language contained in the "rule" itself. (I dare you.)" Now, an alert reader reports that the link is dead -- and, as far as I can tell, the rule appears to have disappeared from public sight. I can find no trace of it on the HHS or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services websites.
Perhaps "the most transparent administration in the history of our country" would like to bring this Obamacare "rule" -- which is more than 15 times as long as the Constitution (including the 27 amendments) -- back into public view. And perhaps it's time for repeal.
UPDATE: The Obamacare rule has been found. It's now accessible here.