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Health Insurance Marketplaces Would Have Worked Better

J.D. Kleinke | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics
J.D. Kleinke

The federal government was not up for the task of building and overseeing a complicated e-commerce business with a significant data management back-end -- any more than it has ever been up for building the military's fighter jets, running commercial airports, or administering the actual Medicare program.

Jeffrey Young

Key Part Of Obamacare Website Going Dark This Weekend | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business

The federal government will take down a critical part of, the Obamacare web portal, for a portion of the coming weekend as programmers ...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare 'Enrollee' Chad Henderson Now Says He Didn't Enroll | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business

Chad Henderson, who told The Huffington Post and numerous other news outlets that he had enrolled in health coverage via the Obamacare health insuranc...

Jeffrey Young

Baby Steps For Obamacare On Day 2 | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

In their second day open to the public Wednesday, Obamacare's health insurance marketplaces took baby steps toward becoming fully operational, even as...

Jeffrey Young

Millions Try Obamacare Enrollment | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

On the first day Americans could shop for health coverage on Obamacare's new health insurance exchanges, 2.8 million people visited the federal govern...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Launch Day Plagued By Website Glitches | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

President Barack Obama said the launch of Obamacare's health insurance exchanges would be rocky. He was right. During the first few hours of a six-...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Is Here | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

Obamacare is here. Nearly 1,300 days after President Barack Obama signed his signature health care reform program into law, its most important feat...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Is A Go For Tomorrow, Top Obama Official Declares | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nothing will stop the Tuesday rollout out of the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Health and Human Servic...

An Open Letter to Health Insurance Agents on the Eve of Obamacare (Let's Prove Them Wrong)

Joey Giangola | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Joey Giangola

We insurance agents have an opportunity to restore faith in a profession most find irrelevant and obtrusive.

Jeffrey Young

Utterly Crucial Fact About Obamacare Unknown To Most People | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business

Shortly before the debut of the biggest element of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, nearly two-thirds of Americans -- and almost three...

Why It's Time to DIY Health

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Slow Health takes just a bit more mindfulness and thought. But a little dose of that every day can help us move the needle on our own health, and because health is social, the health of our loved ones and community.

Jeffrey Young

White House Predicts Slow Take-Up Of Obamacare Benefits | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The White House isn't expecting a flood of applications for health benefits next month when the health insurance exchanges created by President Barack...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Prices Revealed | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The average price for basic health coverage purchased on health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama's health care reform law will be...

Jeffrey Young

Obama Administration Official Makes Bold Health Care Promise | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

Health insurance exchanges, the cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, will be ready on time for their Oct. 1 launch date, a ...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare On Track In Biggest, Smallest U.S. States | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

The Obamacare health insurance exchanges in the largest and the smallest of U.S. states will be ready to enroll people into health coverage on Oct. 1,...

If Republicans Love Competition, Why Do They Still Hate Obamacare?

Joe Conason | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Joe Conason

While European conservatives have long accepted the need for strictly regulated markets, especially in health care, their American counterparts would rather allow corporate power to run unchecked at whatever cost.

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Marches Forward With New Website | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

Obamacare took a small but visible step forward on Monday with the launch of a consumer information website, a precursor to the health insurance excha...