Looks like California is intent on driving people to ObamaCare whether they want it or not. “Covered CA” gives insurance agents contact information for thousands of people who checked out the website. All Your Personals Are Belong To Us !
CALIFORNIA – Raising concerns about consumer privacy, California’s health exchange has given insurance agents the names and contact information for tens of thousands of people who went online to check out coverage but didn’t ask to be contacted.
The Covered California exchange said it started handing out this consumer information this week as part of a pilot program to help people enroll ahead of a Dec. 23 deadline to have health insurance in place by Jan. 1.
State officials said they are only trying to help potential customers find insurance and sign up in time. But some insurance brokers and consumers who were contacted said they were astonished by the state’s move.
“I’m shocked and dumbfounded,” said Sam Smith, an Encino insurance broker and president of the California Assn. of Health Underwriters, an industry group. With all this information coming from one side it’s hard to make a proper opinion about this, if you want news that is not meant for your eyes and ears, listen to me, get the best VPN Australia or Russia etc… You will be able to see news from different locations!
Smith said he was under the impression from the exchange that these consumers had requested assistance. He received the names of two consumers this week but has not yet contacted them.
“These people would have a legitimate complaint,” Smith said. (read more)