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.
By Philip Klein | 11/20/13 02:47 PM
Support for President Obama's health care law has dropped 16 points in the past month -- and that's just among Democrats.
By Philip Klein | 11/19/13 06:47 PM
He’s a problem-solving Republican governor who fought entrenched special interests in a traditionally Democratic state. But he isn’t from New Jersey. And if Scott Walker gets re-elected in Wisconsin next year and chooses to run for president, he threatens to steal New Jersey Gov. Chris...
By Philip Klein | 11/18/13 02:45 PM
As the troubled rollout of President Obama’s health care law has threatened to wreak havoc with the individual insurance market, more analysts are focusing on a program buried within Obamacare that compensates insurers for excessive losses. Last Thursday, Department of Health and Human...
By Philip Klein | 11/17/13 06:08 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has asked state lawmakers to delay proposed modifications of the state's Medicaid system due to the technology problems plaguing the rollout of President Obama's health care law. Faced with the decision of whether or not to expand Medicaid earlier this year, Walker...
By Philip Klein | 11/15/13 12:31 PM
Months before the planned launch of the open enrollment process for President Obama's health care law, a top official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services expressed fear that the federal health care website would "crash," according to an internal email, even as he publicly testified...
By Philip Klein | 11/15/13 10:12 AM
In a Thursday press conference, under fire for the millions of insurance policy cancellations that have swept through the country as a result of his health care law, President Obama attempted to argue that before his health care law was put in place, there was already a lot of "churn" in the...
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