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9:01 AM, Nov 13, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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Sam Baker of the National Journal writes that:

… the Obama administration has had to correct more than 100 errors in the regulations used to implement its signature health care law. One regulation said certain delays were “reasonable,” when it meant “unreasonable.” Another implied that health care “navigators” would have to be licensed insurance agents, when in fact agents are prohibited from becoming navigators. Employers were switched with employees, and mandates were presented as options.

The analysis (produced by the American Action Forum, a conservative think tank) goes on to note that:

… there are more errors in the Obamacare implementation process than in the regulations carrying out the similarly complex Dodd-Frank law

But they’ve got a team working on it. 

Don’t they?

A spokeswoman for the Health and Human Services Department did not respond to a request for comment about the error rates.

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