By Richard Pollock | 12/16/13 08:11 AM
The federal official managing Obamacare's "navigators" told congressional investigators that “he had no indication" that the program's healthcare.gov website would not work when it launched on Oct. 1. Gary Cohen also had no contingency plan if the website went down, according to a new...
By Richard Pollock | 12/16/13 07:18 AM
More than two-thirds of the estimated 46 million uninsured Americans still won't have health insurance at the end of Obamacare's first year of operation, according to forecasts by the 50 states. The state projections could underestimate the true number of uninsured because the data was...
By Richard Pollock | 12/12/13 05:18 AM
An estimated 3.5 million poor and ill homebound senior citizens will wake up on New Year's Day to discover Obamacare has slashed funding for their home health care program.
By Richard Pollock | 12/10/13 02:43 PM
California’s budding doctor rebellion against Obamacare appears to be genuinely spontaneous, lacking leadership from a single individual or organization. As the Washington Examiner has reported in recent days, an estimated 70 percent of California's physicians -- ranging from general...
By Richard Pollock | 12/07/13 06:43 PM
Small Business Majority, a pro-Obamacare advocacy group that helped organize a Dec. 3 White House promotional event, is substantially funded by a major health insurance firm that stands to profit from the federal program. Blue Shield of California is one of the three major insurance companies...
By Richard Pollock | 12/06/13 07:27 AM
An estimated seven out of every 10 physicians in deep-blue California are rebelling against the state's Obamacare health insurance exchange and won't participate, the head of the state's largest doctors' association said.
By Richard Pollock | 11/27/13 05:22 AM
Obamacare applicants are finding their premiums are tripling, their favorite doctors aren't available, and many prestigious hospitals offering specialized care are off-limits to them, according to a Washington Examiner survey of health insurance agents and brokers across the country.
By Richard Pollock | 11/20/13 10:05 AM
Consumers can't go to healthcare.gov to learn whether their doctors participate in an Obamacare-approved health care plan because the website doesn't include such information. That's because federal officials were so eager to approve insurer health plans for the exchanges, they didn't ask how...
By Richard Pollock | 11/18/13 07:24 PM
New York's Health Republic nonprofit health insurance co-op can offer cheaper policies and undercut its commercial rivals, thanks to “luxurious” federal subsidies Daniel T. McGowan, Health Republic's former president and CEO, attributed the low rates to “a very luxurious kind of...
By Richard Pollock | 11/07/13 02:17 PM
Users of the healthcare.gov website may face increased security and privacy risks, thanks to the lead contractor's extensive reliance on foreign nationals working in the U.S. on specialty visas whose backgrounds are difficult to verify. Columbia, Md.-based QSSI — the lead systems integrator...
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