Organizing for Action, the political fundraising group that grew out of President Barack Obama's campaigns, is raising money off Obamacare even as the program appears to be in crisis mode with an inoperative website, delay in the individual mandate and the possibility that the administration was aware that some people would not keep their existing plans even as the president pledged the opposite.
“No matter what you hear from the talking heads, health care reform is much more than just a website,” reads an emailed message sent Monday from Erin Hannigan, the group's health care campaign manager.
Typical of OFA emails, the message asks people to participate in a survey about their knowledge of the health care law, after which they have the option of contributing between $15 and $1,000.
“Obamacare makes lifetime limits and pre-existing conditions a thing of the past. Several preventive health services are now available at no cost within most insurance plans,” the e-mail continues. “Several preventive health services are now available at no cost within most insurance plans.”
The questions are:
• How well would you say you understand Obamacare?
• Do you currently have health insurance?
• Have you, your family or your friends enrolled through the new health insurance marketplace that opened October 1st?
• Do you intend to purchase insurance through the new health insurance marketplace?
• Do you have friends or family who plan on purchasing insurance through the new health insurance marketplace?
There's also a box to write in and answer the question, "What questions are you hearing about the new marketplace or other parts of Obamacare?"
(H/T: White House Dossier)