By Philip Klein | 10/29/13 02:17 PM
Millions of Americans in coming months will receive notices from their insurance companies saying that their policies must be cancelled due to changes brought about by President Obama's health care law.
By Philip Klein | 10/28/13 05:06 PM
Reporters have been doggedly trying to obtain the names of the companies or individuals brought in to help fix problems facing President Obama's health care law, but they've had about as much luck figuring out who is involved in the “tech surge” as learning the identities of SEAL Team Six...
By Philip Klein | 10/27/13 04:46 PM
My colleague Charlie Spiering has posted video of "Saturday Night Live" mocking Obamacare in the opening of its latest episode. This follows a week in which the health care law's technology problems have become fodder for late night comedians such as Jon Stewart. Though it's often said that...
By Philip Klein | 10/25/13 05:36 PM
Reacting to the troubled rollout of President Obama's health care law, 10 Democratic senators led by New Hampshire's Jeanne Shaheen have signed a letter asking Obama to extend the enrollment period for individuals to purchase insurance through the new exchanges.
By Philip Klein | 10/25/13 01:42 PM
I just got off a conference call with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services featuring Jeff Zients, the former acting director of the Office of Management and Budget who has been brought in to fix the problems plaguing the rollout of President Obama’s health care law. Here is a quick...
By Philip Klein | 10/25/13 09:15 AM
An executive of the largest contractor working on the federal health insurance exchange website told Congress Thursday that problems with erroneous enrollment information being transferred to insurance companies were “isolated” - a claim later echoed by an Obama administration official.
By Philip Klein | 10/24/13 07:46 PM
In an effort to quell criticism of the lack of transparency surrounding the troubled rollout of President Obama’s health care program, the Department of Health and Human Services promised to provide regular “operational updates” to the press. But the first such update, a conference call...
By Philip Klein | 10/24/13 02:34 PM
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is being forced to cancel plans that currently cover 76,000 individuals in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., due to changes made by President Obama's health care law, the company told the Washington Examiner today. That represents more than 40 percent of...
By Philip Klein | 10/23/13 06:19 PM
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., urged President Obama in a letter to consider extending the open enrollment period for Obamacare beyond March 31, 2014, given the IT problems confronting the program. But that decision isn't up to Obama. Even if Obama wanted to extend the open enrollment period,...
By Philip Klein | 10/23/13 03:09 PM
Nothing that President Obama has said this week about the litany of technology problems facing his signature health care law matters. All that matters is whether those problems get fixed in short order. How soon they have to be fixed is a subject of some debate, but former Obama health care...
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