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As I noted in my post on Frank Pallone letting "Smokey" Joe Barton have it for
lying about the healthcare.gov web site violating medical privacy laws, Barton
wasn't the only one accusing the contractors of violating HIPAA laws during
that hearing. His buddy Marsha Blackburn was doing the same thing during her
round of questioning prior to the dust up between Pallone and Barton.
Thankfully, this Friday morning on CNN, Blackburn found herself being called
out for her lies as well.
It seems Blackburn had a bit of trouble with her talking points when CNN
anchor Carol Costello pushed her to explain just what medical information the
people signing up for the exchanges would be turning over to the government:
CNN Anchor Challenges Congresswoman To Substantiate Obamacare Criticism,
> The exchange originated from a question Blackburn herself leveled at the
primary contractors responsible for HealthCare.gov during a House Energy &
Commerce Committee hearing on Thursday. Blackburn asked the witnesses why some
of their employees had access to “the database servers storing the enrolling
information” and suggested that they were in violation of The Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act of ...