Obamacare confusion begins as hospitals unable to verify healthcare plans

Obamacare confusion begins as hospitals unable to verify healthcare plans

On Thursday, sick people with Obamacare-purchased insurance plans were crestfallen when hospital staff in Northern Virginia were unable to verify whether their plans were active, reports the Daily Mail.

“They had no idea if my insurance was active or not!” a coughing Maria Galvez told theDaily Mail at the Inova Healthplex facility in Springfield. “It’s not fair—you know, I signed up last week like I was supposed to.”

Galvez added, “The people in there told me that since I didn’t have an insurance card, I would be billed for the whole cost of the x-ray” at a rate of over $500.

Galvez, who purchased a Bronze Obamacare plan for $450 a month, says she never received a bill. Her Obamacare plan brings with it a steep $5,500 per-person deductible.

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Another women, whom the Daily Mail describes as an African-American woman named Mary who asked that her last name not be published, left the Inova Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia, after she experienced similar frustrations.

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