Posted by: AtlasMD

November 14, 2013

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Uh Oh, WebMD Makes Millions Promoting Obamacare

Did you hear about this? About two months ago, a high-ranking healthcare official piled on the praise for WebMD. Why? Because they launched an online resource to help Americans navigate the complex law.

WebMD even had some nice things to say about Obamacare. According to The Washington Times, “In one article, it predicted doctors might pick up more patients and crowed in an article titled ‘7 Surprising Things About the Affordable Care Act’ that many consumers already had received insurance refunds under the law.”

Wow. Are they talking about the same Federal program we’ve been hearing about? Well, yes, but there’s a catch: “The company, which millions of Americans regularly read for health news, also stood to earn millions of dollars from a federal contract to teach doctors about Obamacare.”

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