Obama’s insular wariness caused health care chaos




To learn how implementation of the Affordable Care Act got so bollixed up, you don’t have to look much further than the Oval Office, where an inexperienced President Barack Obama listened to the wrong advice and apparently made a fateful decision based on political concerns.

At least that’s the skinny filtering out of the mistake-tattered efforts to begin enrolling tens of millions of Americans in the new health care insurance system.

According to The Washington Post, the young chief executive ignored his economic advisers’ warnings that making the federal system work would require business, technology and insurance expertise unavailable in the White House at the time.

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