White House has missed half of ACA deadlines | MassDevice.com On Call

August 20, 2013 by Sony Salzman

The White House has let half of the Affordable Care Act's mandatory deadlines slip by, according to a report by the non-partisan Congressional Research Service.

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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — During the 1st 3 years of Affordable Care Act implementation, the Obama administration has failed to meet half of its mandatory deadlines, according to a new report from the non-partisan Congressional Research Service.

The report evaluated deadline-driven elements of the ACA legislation and found 32% were completed on time, 17% were completed late, 24% had not been completed as of May, and 9% were not completed due to a lack of funding, according to an analysis from Forbes.

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The administration has been criticized for relaxing deadlines on high-profile pieces of the healthcare law, such as the employer insurance mandate, but this is the 1st report to comprehensively review missed deadlines.