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  • New security issues surface for health website

    President Barack Obama claimed “full responsibility” Wednesday for fixing his administration’s much-maligned health insurance website as a new concern surfaced: a government memo pointing to security worries, laid out just days before the launch.

    October 31, 2013

  • Sebelius on website breakdown: ’I am responsible’

    Defending President Barack Obama’s much-maligned health care law in Congress, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was confronted Wednesday with a government memo that raised security concerns about the website consumers are using to enroll.

    October 30, 2013

  • Health policy cancellations: New blow for administration

    Move over, website woes. Lawmakers confronted the Obama administration Tuesday with a difficult new health care problem — a wave of cancellation notices hitting small businesses and individuals who buy their own insurance.

    October 30, 2013

  • Medicare chief apologizes for ’Obamacare’ woes

    Stressing that improvements are happening daily, the senior Obama official closest to the administration’s malfunctioning health care website apologized Tuesday for problems that have kept Americans from successfully signing up for coverage.

    October 29, 2013

  • White House OKs limited waiver on health penalty

    With website woes ongoing, the Obama administration Monday granted a six-week extension until March 31 for Americans to sign up for coverage next year and avoid new tax penalties under the president’s health care overhaul law.

    October 28, 2013

  • Sebelius to face tough questioning on health law

    Republicans said Sunday they intend to press Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Obama administration’s troubled launch of healthcare.gov, the online portal to buy insurance, and concerns about the privacy of information that applicants submit under the new system.

    October 28, 2013

  • Healthcare.gov problems are target at Hill hearing

    The principal contractors responsible for the federal government’s trouble-plagued health insurance website say the Obama administration shares responsibility for the snags that have crippled the system.

    October 24, 2013

  • Builders of Obama’s health website saw red flags

    Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration’s showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Some worked past 10 p.m., energy drinks in hand. Others rewrote computer code over and over to meet what they considered last-minute requests for changes from the government or other contractors.

    October 22, 2013

  • Obama to address widespread health care problems

    President Barack Obama is expected to acknowledge that widespread problems with his health care law’s rollout are unacceptable, as the administration scrambles to fix the cascade of computer issues.

    October 21, 2013

  • Gordon Hospital plans Ladies’ Night

    Get ready, ladies! It’s almost time for Gordon Hospital’s 7th Annual Ladies’ Night.

    October 17, 2013