More Health Care Exchanges Articles

  • Kathleen Sebelius: Insurers say 80 to 90 percent have paid Obamacare premium

    In an interview, Sebelius dismissed suggestions that the figure was low, as some critics have suggested. The Obama administration is rushing to sign up more consumers on the last day of open enrollment.

  • Glitches hit Obamacare website ahead of deadline

    The healthcare.gov website was overloaded with record traffic on Monday, the final day of open enrollment for Obamacare, according to an administration official. Shortly after 12:30 p.m., the website was down again — following a separate early morning outage — preventing first-time users...

  • Modest Obamacare reforms insured more people than massive system overhaul

    The Los Angeles Times, citing studies and information the Obama administration most certainly knows about but won't release, reports that 9.5 million previously uninsured people now have health coverage because of Obamacare. Look for that 9.5 million, or perhaps a rounded-up 10 million, to be...

  • Joe Biden: People will be 'surprised' by how Obamacare turns out

    Vice President Joe Biden said that people would be “surprised” by how well Obamacare works, as the administration makes a last minute push to sign up consumers in new insurance exchanges.

  • Significantly fewer uninsured Americans gaining coverage under Obamacare than expected

    With the official deadline for Americans to sign up for coverage through President Obama's health care law set for Monday at midnight, the Los Angeles Times is out with a story highlighting the millions of previously uninsured Americans who have gained coverage as a result of the law. But the...

  • California sees late surge in health enrollment

    California is seeing a late surge in the number of people signing up for health insurance coverage ahead of next week's deadline — and state officials are encouraging more people to apply.

  • Let's call Obamacare the Affordable Insurance Act

    It was passed by Congress, signed by the president and upheld by the Supreme Court. But the individual mandate -- a requirement that every American buy the kind of insurance deemed appropriate by the federal government -- is being repealed by the American people.

  • Five unanswered questions on Obamacare enrollment

    On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that 6 million Americans had now selected an insurance plan through President Obama's health care law due to a late surge ahead of the advertised deadline of March 31 to sign up for coverage without facing a penalty. But that...

  • Confusing Obamacare regs define 30-hour week as 40 hours

    The administration is confusing and frustrating businesses and lawmakers with new Obamacare regulations that define full-time as working just 30 hours, but sometimes rely on the traditional 40-hour week and even a new and unheard of standard of 35 hours in guidance to employers facing a maze of...

  • Covered California confirms Monday signup deadline

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is sticking to Monday's health insurance enrollment deadline, but consumers will get extra time to finish their applications. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, said Wednesday that people who start an application on the state's health...

  • Obamacare spokeswoman says most people are 'truthful' when seeking government benefits

    Dismissing questions about the potential for individuals to exploit the latest Obamacare enrollment loophole, a spokeswoman for President Obama's health care law Wednesday insisted that relying on an honor system was okay because most people are “truthful” when seeking government benefits....

  • Obama administration, Obamacare can force you to cooperate in killing your grandchild

    Question: Does the Obama administration claim the right to force Americans to cooperate in killing their own grandchildren? Answer: Yes. On the face of it, this seems like an outrageous claim. But it is true. The outrage is what the government is demanding Americans do.

  • It's time for White House to start sweating over legal challenge to Obamacare subsidies

    As the U.S. Supreme Court weighed the constitutionality of a contraception coverage mandate Tuesday morning, a federal appeals court heard a separate legal challenge that could have much more sweeping implications for the future of President Obama's health care law. And if the oral arguments...

  • Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

    Millions of people in the United States will remain uninsured despite this week's final, frenzied push to sign them up under the health law. Their reasons are all over the map.

  • What can IRS do to health plan scofflaws?

    The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running into as the March 31...



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