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    ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    Employees at an ObamaCare processing center in Missouri with a contract worth $1.2 billion are reportedly getting paid to do nothing but sit at their computers.
    "Their goals are set to process two applications per month and some people are not even able to do that," a whistleblower told KMOV-TV, referring to employees hired to process paper applications for ObamaCare enrollees.
    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014...leblower-says/

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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    No problem.

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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    Maybe we should stop contracting so much out to private industry because they always seem to **** it up.
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Maybe we should stop contracting so much out to private industry because they always seem to **** it up.
    A public employee signed the agreement with the private contractor. Well, public except for the part that we don't know who they are.

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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Maybe we should stop contracting so much out to private industry because they always seem to **** it up.
    Nope. Most gov't jobs are jobs for life, so all things deemed temporary (short term) are best done by contract. Once a gov't job (position, program, agency or department) is created it tends to become a permanent fixture in the taxpayer (or borrowing) funded gov't "budget". The beauty of a private contract is that it can be either renewed, amended or terminated.
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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Nope. Most gov't jobs are jobs for life, so all things deemed temporary (short term) are best done by contract. Once a gov't job (position, program, agency or department) is created it tends to become a permanent fixture in the taxpayer (or borrowing) funded gov't "budget". The beauty of a private contract is that it can be either renewed, amended or terminated.
    Yes, but in practice it seems to be not working worth a damn. When you spend millions on a website that doesn't function, I tend to blame the programmers for failing to deliver their end of that contract. When you spend billions on a fighter jet that literally can't fight, I blame the guys who said they could design it for half of what it would really cost.
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Yes, but in practice it seems to be not working worth a damn. When you spend millions on a website that doesn't function, I tend to blame the programmers for failing to deliver their end of that contract. When you spend billions on a fighter jet that literally can't fight, I blame the guys who said they could design it for half of what it would really cost.
    Since I work as a contractor (although no longer for the gov't) I know the solution to that perceived problem; set the terms of the contract wisely. Payment is awarded if (and only if) the terms of the contract are met. If I contract to build a fence then I expect payment only for a material draw (usually for about 1/3 of the bid) with the balance payable only upon satisfactory completion of the job.

    Producing a "level of effort" contract is foolish since payment is based on effort expended independent of the results achieved. It was the gov't (boss), that either wrote or approved the moronic contract terms; if the boss does not establish standards, supervise the employee(s) and pay (or terminate) based on performance then it is the fault of the boss that the job was not done well.
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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Yes, but in practice it seems to be not working worth a damn. When you spend millions on a website that doesn't function, I tend to blame the programmers for failing to deliver their end of that contract. When you spend billions on a fighter jet that literally can't fight, I blame the guys who said they could design it for half of what it would really cost.
    That's why the government should be seeking prosecution of the Obamacare programmers.
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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

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    ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says | Fox News

    Part of me is amused. Typical government wate, but that is tempered by the reality that is tax payer money at waste. Of course, one has to wonder what axe the wb has to grind.

    Wasting our hard earned money is what the government is known for....ugh

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    Re: ObamaCare contractor pays employees to do nothing, whistleblower says

    More of the ACA success the left keeps telling us about.

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