Medicaid is health overhaul’s early success story
The ugly duckling of government health care programs has turned into a rare early success story for President Barack Obama’s technologically challenged health overhaul.
Trans fat doesn’t stir much ’nanny state’ debate
They are among our most personal daily decisions: what to eat or drink. Maybe what to inhale.
Congress governs self under ’Obamacare’
Think you’re confused by “Obamacare.” It’s roiling Capitol Hill behind the scenes, too.
Hudgens: Numerous insurance cancellations possible
As many as 400,000 Georgia residents who buy their own insurance could receive cancellation notices or see their plans modified as a result of the Affordable Care Act, state Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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