Oh joy. 108 new federal bureaucracies created by health care reform bill

The list comes to us via The Weekly Standard who cribbed it from a press release issued by the office of Rep. Mike Pence.What was it Obama said on the stump about not wanting to grow the size of government?Doesn't matter. People had to deliberately delude themselves to believe him anyway. Here's the list of new federal health care bureaucracies:1. Retiree Reserve Trust Fund (Section 111(d), p. 61)2. Grant program for wellness programs to small employers (Section 112, p. 62)3. Grant program for State health access programs (Section 114, p. 72)4. Program of administrative simplification (Section 115, p. 76)5. Health Benefits Advisory Committee (Section 223, p. 111)6. Health Choices Administration (Section 241, p. 131)7. Qualified Health Benefits Plan Ombudsman (Section 244, p. 138)8. Health Insurance Exchange (Section 201, p. 155)9. Program for technical assistance to employees of small businesses buying Exchange coverage (Section 305(h), p. 191)10. Mechanism for insurance risk pooling...(Read Full Post)

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