By Kelly Cohen | 11/22/13 05:16 PM
A high number of nursing home residents on Medicare are being hospitalized, showing a need for new way to measure nursing home quality, the U.S. Health and Human Services inspector general said this week. More than 825,000 Medicare residents in nursing home care were transferred to hospitals...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/22/13 04:48 PM
Immigrant Obamacare enrollees in Washington, D.C., don't need "a working online portal," according to the head of the District's exchange. "We found working with different, culturally different groups, that having a working online portal is not relevant and that many people — many...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/22/13 01:25 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Friday dismissed suggestions that the passage of the “nuclear option” in the Senate could open the door to President Obama more easily firing officials involved in the botched rollout of his health care reform law. “We’ve addressed that issue...
By Brian Hughes | 11/22/13 11:38 AM
The Obama administration will delay second-year enrollment in Obamacare by one month, effectively pushing back sign-ups for health exchanges until after the 2014 midterm elections, a Health and Human Services official told the Washington Examiner. “HHS will soon be signaling its intent to...
By Paul Bedard | 11/21/13 10:16 AM
The Obamacare disaster rocking Washington is starting to spread to key states Democrats are defending in their bid to keep control of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections, giving Republicans their best chance yet to take charge of Capitol Hill, according to a new voter analysis. While most...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/21/13 08:45 AM
An email thread shows top administration technology officials worried just days before the launch of healthcare.gov that problems with the website could botch the Obamacare rollout and invite a firestorm of media criticism.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/21/13 07:14 AM
Iowa’s Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield has released three video ads poking fun at the botched healthcare.gov rollout and reminding customers that there are other ways to shop for health insurance.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/20/13 07:38 PM
President Obama on Wednesday met with state insurance regulators as the administration looks to win support for a plan to help millions of Americans who could lose their health coverage because of Obamacare. “The president reiterated the administration’s commitment to working in close...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 04:11 PM
An ethics watchdog group wants Congress to investigate whether concierge-style health insurance perks offered to lawmakers and staff violate the congressional gift ban.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 03:43 PM
Consumers have suffered sticker shock when they try to enroll in Obamacare's health insurance exchanges, but soon those same consumers may be faced with far fewer choices of doctors and hospitals.
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