By Philip Klein | 12/01/13 02:56 PM
The Department of Health and Human Services is claiming to have hundreds of software fixes to healthcare.gov. But that says more about how badly the website was functioning on its launch date than it says about how well the site is functioning now.
By Philip Klein | 11/27/13 05:10 PM
As the bad news continues to mount for President Obama's health care law, Democrats may attempt to find comfort by reminding themselves of the many past times in which the consensus was that the law was doomed to fail, yet found a way to miraculously survive. As Obama took office in 2009,...
By Philip Klein | 11/27/13 02:49 PM
Everybody who was waiting for the pre-Thanksgiving Obamacare news dump can stop waiting. The online exchange that was supposed to make it easier for small businesses to sign up for health insurance through President Obama's health care law has been delayed for a year, the Centers for Medicare...
By Philip Klein | 11/26/13 07:00 PM
On Nov. 23, when President Obama addressed the nation to tout the deal his administration struck with Iran over its nuclear program, he credited bipartisan sanctions passed by Congress for making such progress possible. “However, now is not the time to move forward on new sanctions,” he...
By Philip Klein | 11/24/13 12:41 PM
President Obama has not only granted major concessions in striking a deal with Iran, but in doing so he sided with one of the world's leading state sponsors of terrorism over the U.S. Congress. Under the deal, which is being touted by the administration as halting Iran's progress toward a...
By Philip Klein | 11/22/13 05:47 PM
On Nov. 13, when the Department of Health and Human Services announced that 106,185 Americans had signed up in plans through President Obama’s health care program, officials used a novel definition of “enrollment.” Though insurers traditionally haven't counted individuals as enrolled...
By Philip Klein | 11/22/13 02:54 PM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced on Friday that the administration is extending the date for individuals to enroll in health plans to Dec. 23. Earlier, individuals who wanted to be covered by Jan. 1 had to pick a plan by Dec. 15.
By Philip Klein | 11/22/13 12:02 PM
Obama administration officials have delayed the open enrollment period for purchasing coverage through health insurance exchanges for 2015, according to a Bloomberg report. The move, which would postpone the start of open enrollment to Nov. 15, 2014 from Oct. 15, has both political and...
By Philip Klein | 11/21/13 06:41 PM
One of the keys to the success of President Obama's health care law is that enough young and healthy individuals must sign up for insurance to offset the cost of covering older and sicker participants, particularly those with pre-existing conditions. But the first demographic data released by...
By Philip Klein | 11/21/13 03:39 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's Thursday move to weaken the filibuster is supposed to be limited to federal judicial appointments and executive nominations rather than Supreme Court appointments or actual legislation.
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