Consumer Reports to Readers: Avoid Obamacare


health-insurance-obama-careConsumer Reports, the nation’s most respected consumer watchdog, has some sobering advice for Americans attempting to sign up for Obamacare: “Stay away.”

The federal exchange,, which has been plagued by software glitches, should be avoided “for at least another month if you can,” the magazine told its readers.

“Hopefully that will be long enough for its software vendors to clean up the mess they’ve made.”

Consumer Reports, which has tested the site since its debut Oct. 1, said that only 271,000 of the 9.47 million people who attempted to register in the first week could do so.

“That’s about 1 in 35. Many people couldn’t even create user names and passwords,” the magazine said.

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  1. Typical story! That’s what happens when government sticks their nose where it doesn’t belong!
    Time to wake up and smell the coffee!

  2. There you go with the misleading headline again. Consumer Reports isn’t saying you should avoid using the ACA. It’s just saying that you shouldn’t try to do it for the next month, until they get the glitches out.

    Anyone who’s had anything to do with large-scale computer programs, especially online (I’m speaking here from sorrowful experience)knows that nothing ever works right the first time out. (Or the second, either. It takes a bit of time to straighten out a large system.)

  3. To #2,

    This time Matzav can be excused because they kept the original Newsmax headline. The problem is when they change the headline to make it more sensational. Matzav, keep up the great work and stick to the truth.