Applicants check over their forms during a health care enrollment event in March, in Richmond, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Many of the consumers who bought ”qualified health plan” (QHP) coverage through the public exchange system are scrambling to back up the information they put in their applications. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is following up on “inconsistencies” between the information consumers put in their own Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) exchange applications and information coming from other sources, such as the Internal Revenue Service and the Social Security Administration.

See also: What if you lie to a PPACA exchange?

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