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Jeffrey Young

Health Insurers Extend Key Obamacare Deadline | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.18.2013 | Business

Facing pressure from the Obama administration, health insurers have extended the deadline for Obamacare premiums as late as Jan. 10, the industry's le...

Jeffrey Young

Obama Offers Last-Minute Fix For Obamacare Enrollees -- With A Catch | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.13.2013 | Business

Those who couldn't sign up for Obamacare by the deadline because of technical glitches with the health care website may get a lifeline, Health and Hum...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Enrollments Surpass 1 Million | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.12.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- More than two months after Obamacare's ugly debut, the number of Americans using the system is starting to grow: Nearly 1.2 million peop...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Glitches Hit 10 Percent Of Enrollments: Official | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

As many as one in 10 enrollments through aren't accurately being transmitted to health insurance companies, a federal official disclose...

A Balanced View of the Affordable Care Act

David Blumenthal | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
David Blumenthal

The breadth of the ACA's impact so far clearly shows the discussion of the successes and failures of the ACA needs to extend well beyond the narrow focus on website functioning, enrollment in the federal website, and the cancellation of some health plans.

Jeffrey Young

Nasty Surprise May Await People Who Thought They Enrolled In Obamacare | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Unresolved technical problems on could lead to a rude surprise at the doctor's office next month for patients who think they successful...

Jeffrey Young

Administration Says Obamacare Website Should Work Just Fine | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics is greatly improved after more than a month of intense repair work, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama said Sunday. Softwar...

Jeffrey Young

Another Big Setback For Obamacare | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

Small businesses won't be able to buy health insurance via until next year, President Barack Obama's administration announced Wednesday...

Jeffrey Young

Key Obamacare Deadline Pushed Back | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.22.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Health insurance consumers will have an extra eight days to choose a health plan that will be in place on New Year's Day, a federal offi...


Shan Wells | Posted 01.20.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells


Jeffrey Young

Obama Administration Maps Out Detour Around | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- People interested in buying health insurance under Obamacare could soon skip the website and apply for coverage and finan...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Nancy Pelosi: Democrats 'Stand Tall' For Obamacare Ahead Of 2014 Elections | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) forcefully defended the Affordable Care Act on Sunday and insisted Democrats will stand by...

Michael McAuliff

Obamacare Fix Reassures Worried Democrats ... For Now | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A rebellion by Senate Democrats against President Barack Obama's health care law appeared to stall Thursday after Obama moved to let mor...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Boehner Questions If Obamacare Fix Is Legal | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday he was "highly skeptical" of President Barack Obama's plan to fix insurance policy can...

Jeffrey Young

Obama Maneuvers To Address Canceled Health Insurance Plans | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Thursday asked health insurance companies to allow individuals whose current plans have been canceled due to the Affordable ...

Jeffrey Young

Not Very Many People Have Signed Up For Obamacare | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.14.2013 | Business

One month into the rollout of Obamacare, 106,185 people had chosen a private health insurance plan using the health care reform law's troubled exchang...

Republican Obamacare 'Fix' Is Junk, Just Like the Junk Insurance Plans It Protects

Ethan Rome | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ethan Rome

In an effort to cynically score political points, the Republicans have taken up the cause of people who have received health insurance "cancellation" notices. The problem is that the Republicans aren't helping these people, they are exploiting them.

Jeffrey Young

Frustrated Obamacare Shoppers Asked To Try Again | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

Consumers who tried and failed to start shopping for health insurance on, Obamacare's troubled web portal, will start receiving invitat...

Jeffrey Young

The Obamacare Successes No One Is Talking About | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business

Obamacare's first month was a mess. After nearly 40 days, still doesn't work right, derailing health insurance sign-ups for those in th...

Jeffrey Young

This Many People Could Get Money For Health Care From Obamacare | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

Seventeen million people will qualify for tax credits to reduce the cost of health insurance under Obamacare, according to a report released Tuesday. ...

Obamacare, the Game: The Exchange Isn't the Problem, It's the Insurance Companies

Brian Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brian Ross

Web access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act has been the redheaded step-child of Republican talking points as they drive to find a way out t...

Assessing the Affordable Care Act: Don't Forget the Context!

Stephen M. Davidson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Stephen M. Davidson

It must be pointed out that many of those in Congress who are complaining the loudest about the difficulties with the website -- are they really concerned about their constituents? -- are the same people who have been railing against the law in the first place.

Jeffrey Young

White House Announces Target For Fixing | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics, the online portal to Obamacare enrollment, will reliably allow consumers to shop and sign up for health coverage by late November, a s...

People Who Need Obamacare Most Don't Know How To Get It

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 10.18.2013 | Business

So here’s a problem that’s not going away: Even if Obamacare worked perfectly, most of the people it's supposed to help wouldn't know how to begin...

Health Insurance Exchanges Might Not Be Accessible to Trans* People

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

Knowing that trans* people are reluctant to even call navigators, combined with the early confirmation of the fears that navigators don't know enough about trans* coverage, I fear that even with the increased protections, health insurance exchanges are not fundamentally accessible to trans* people.