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Jonathan Cohn

Key Obamacare Official Stepping Down | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

A senior government official with almost unparalleled authority over the U.S. health care system is stepping down, ending a tenure that included one h...

Jeffrey Young

Almost All Obamacare Enrollees Are Paying For Coverage | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

The Obama administration on Thursday finally revealed how many people paid for Obamacare on the national and state health insurance exchanges: 7.3 mil...

Medicare Chief Apologizes For Obamacare Website Glitches


WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Stressing that improvements are happening daily, the senior Obama official closest to the administration's malfuncti...

Obamacare Official: Website Glitches Are 'Not Acceptable'

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - American consumers' initial experience on the Obamacare website has be...

Obama Official Challenges GOP Health Care Attacks

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

* Tavenner says business impacts are "isolated incidents" * Republicans call her out of touch with public concern By Dav...

Jeffrey Young

Senate Confirms Medicare Chief | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Wednesday confirmed former hospital executive, Virginia government official and nurse Marilyn Tavenner to be administrator...

Obama Nominee Makes Promises On Medicare Management

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

* Bipartisan backing from House Majority Leader Cantor * Nominee rates operational skills over vision for agency By Toni...

Obama Nominates Acting Medicare And Medicaid Chief To Key Post

Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

President Barack Obama nominated someone to run one of the biggest agencies in the federal government Thursday. It's not likely to matter, if recent h...

Key Health Care Agency Leaderless For Six-Plus Years

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

The nation's largest health insurer hasn't had a full-fledged chief executive for more than six years. No, it's not UnitedHealth Group or WellPoint -...

Medicare Paid $5.6 Billion To Drugstores For Questionable Billings

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 07.10.2012 | Crime

WASHINGTON — It would take a mighty big pill box to hold them. A pharmacy in Kansas billed Medicare for more than 1,000 prescriptions each for ...

Big Gaps Found In Nursing Homes' Disaster Plans

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 04.16.2012 | Fifty

WASHINGTON -- Tornado, hurricane or flood, nursing homes are woefully unprepared to protect frail residents in a natural disaster, government investig...

Cantor Takes Unexpected Stance On Obama Nominee

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's Medicare nominee Tuesday got unexpected support from one of Congress' Republican stars. House Majority Lea...