By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 12:39 PM
Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford slammed President Obama's signature legislative achievement on Thursday, saying that Obamacare is going to cost the U.S. "a fortune." “I don't believe in all this public-funded health care, because we gotta pay for it,” said the embattled mayor in an...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/04/13 06:28 PM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and two top trade groups with the health insurance industry on Wednesday said they were “working together closely” to resolve back-end issues with the Obamacare website that threaten to delay Americans from receiving coverage. In a joint...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/04/13 05:51 PM
A “majority” of the back-end healthcare.gov bugs preventing insurers from receiving accurate information on Obamacare enrollees have been fixed, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced on Wednesday, but the agency declined to share the error rate for those issues. CMS...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/04/13 02:58 PM
President Obama on Wednesday compared the challenges of health care reform to the civil rights movement as he urged young people to do “whatever they can” to help boost enrollment in Obamacare.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/04/13 01:07 PM
President Obama on Wednesday said the U.S. economy has become “profoundly unequal” and pressed for policies he said would halt growing income inequality and limited economic mobility. “I believe this is the defining challenge of our time — making sure our economy works for every...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 05:12 PM
President Obama will discuss the “twin challenges of growing income inequality and shrinking economic mobility” in an address on Wednesday that will highlight his second-term economic priorities, according to the White House. “The speech will provide a window into where the president...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 03:50 PM
Former President Bill Clinton defended his call for President Obama to do more to prevent millions of Americans from losing their current insurance plans under Obamacare, saying that he was only trying to be “supportive” and had gone "out of his way" to explain the law to the public. “I...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 03:26 PM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday said that a special team was in place to fix healthcare.gov’s back-end issues on sharing enrollee data through “834 Forms” with insurance providers.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 11:15 AM
Vice President Joe Biden told Japan on Tuesday that the U.S. was “deeply concerned” about China's declaration of a new air defense zone which covers islands claimed by both Tokyo and Beijing, and urged both sides to show restraint to ease tensions. “We, the United States, are deeply...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/03/13 11:13 AM
The Department of Health and Human Services said that healthcare.gov received over 1 million visitors on Monday, as the administration relaunched the troubled website registering consumers in Obamacare's insurance exchanges.
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