By Susan Crabtree | 12/11/13 02:09 PM
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said enrollments on healthcare.gov are surging but confirmed that the administration is still millions short of its target of signing up 3.3 million Americans by the end of December. In testimony before an Energy and Commerce subcommittee...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/11/13 09:58 AM
The Obama administration on Wednesday announced that 258,497 Americans had signed up for coverage under Obamacare through the end of November -- bringing the two month total to nearly 365,000 -- and touted improvements to the healthcare.gov website that they said boosted numbers. In a...
By Philip Klein | 12/11/13 09:04 AM
Oregon, once touted as a model for President Obama's health care law, signed up just 44 people for insurance through November, despite spending more than $300 million on its state-based exchange. The state’s exchange had the fewest sign-ups in the nation, according to a new report today by...
By Philip Klein | 12/11/13 09:02 AM
Just 364,682 Americans picked a health insurance plan through President Obama’s health care program between the Oct. 1 launch of the insurance exchanges and Nov. 30, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today.
By Brian Hughes | 12/10/13 07:23 AM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday will announce $100 million in government spending on mental health services, trumpeting the investment during a meeting with family members of victims from the massacre in Newtown, Conn.
By Associated Press | 12/09/13 09:44 AM
President Obama is bringing a former top aide with deep ties to Congress back to the White House to help get his health care overhaul back on track after a bungled rollout. Officials say Phil Schiliro, who as Obama's top liaison to Capitol Hill helped push the Affordable Care Act through...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13 04:48 PM
After refusing for weeks to detail the extent of back-end problems with healthcare.gov, the Obama administration on Friday said a technical bug affected approximately 25 percent of enrollments on the federal exchanges in October and November. Those technical bugs, separate from the troubles...
By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13 02:17 PM
The Obama administration knew as early as August that the small-business portal on healthcare.gov would not be ready by the Oct. 1 launch, but delayed admitting those problems until Nov. 27, according to documents released by House Republicans on Friday.
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/06/13 02:06 PM
The White House dismissed a report suggesting that President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius did not meet ahead of the botched rollout of Obamacare. Obama press secretary Jay Carney said the claim was based on a “ridiculously false premise.” “Kathleen...
By Joel Gehrke | 12/06/13 01:07 PM
On the day before Thanksgiving, the Obama administration announced that a key component of Obamacare meant to enable small businesses to purchase insurance through an online exchange would have to be delayed a year due to mounting technological difficulties. But according to newly released...
By Paul Bedard | 12/12/13
By David Freddoso | 12/12/13
By Charles Hoskinson | 12/12/13
By Brian Hughes | 12/12/13
By Philip Klein | 12/11/13