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.
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.
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.
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.
Gordon Hospital plans Ladies’ Night
Get ready, ladies! It’s almost time for Gordon Hospital’s 7th Annual Ladies’ Night.
Gordon Hospital offers free skin cancer screening
More than 76,000 new cases of melanoma skin cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and early detection is critical for survival.
Free diabetes screening planned in Calhoun
Nearly seven million Americans are unaware that they have diabetes, and nearly 79 million are already pre-diabetic.
Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping
This month’s glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading consumers.
Government clarifies timing to avoid health law fines
You’ll have to get coverage by Valentine’s Day or thereabouts to avoid penalties for being uninsured, the Obama administration confirmed Wednesday.
Health law glitches: fatal or fleeting?
The glitch-ridden rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care law has opponents crowing: “Told you so!” and insisting it should be paused, if not scrapped.
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