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Obamacare Enrollment

Obamacare Website Still Leaves 104,000 People Hanging

Kaiser Health News | Phil Galewitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Provided by Kaiser Health News For years, Obama administration officials talked about how the health law’s online marketplaces would offer a seam...

Obamacare: Republican Obstruction or Needless Blunders?

Robert Kuttner | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

In the case of the Affordable Care Act, private insurers have priced their policies on the premise that a lot of healthy young people will purchase insurance. If the young don't participate in large numbers, and older and sicker people do, then insurers will have to raise premium charges for everyone. That will be blamed, rightly or wrongly, on Obamacare. We know from the administration that more than two million people have become newly insured. That's good news. But we don't know who they are. Is the Affordable Care Act succumbing to the dread dynamics of adverse selection? The early signs are far from conclusive, but they are not encouraging.

Jeffrey Young

So Much For The Obamacare Apocalypse

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

The first days of Obamacare enrollment were a mess. The first days of Obamacare benefits, on the other hand, went quietly. The health care industry ex...

Another Bizarre Obamacare Quirk Revealed

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 03.05.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — You were patient with the government's kooky website, and now you have your health insurance card. That's good, since your family ...

Jeffrey Young

Happy New Year! Now You Can Use Your New Obamacare Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

When the clock strikes midnight for the new year Wednesday, it also will ring in a new day for the American health care system. President Barack Ob...

Obamacare Signups Reach New High

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Over two million people have enrolled in health insurance plans through the federally run HealthCare.gov and state he...

Dem Rep Blames GOP Repeal Attempts For Low Obamacare Numbers

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), discussing the Department of Health and Human Services’ recent release of Affordable Care Act enrollment number...

OVER 1 MILLION

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — A December surge propelled health care sign-ups through the government's rehabilitated website past the 1 million mark, the Obama ad...

Sam Stein

White House Confident Obamacare Glitches Are A Thing Of The Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

Though many political and implementation hurdles remain on the horizon, White House officials seem increasingly confident that the website malfunction...

Obamacare Deadline Is A Moving Target At This Point

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2014 | Business

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Dec 24 (Reuters) - The main website for enrollment under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare ...

Jeffrey Young

Last-Minute Extension Obamacare Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.24.2013 | Business

People now have until Tuesday to sign up for insurance via HealthCare.gov, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Monday. Th...

Jeffrey Young

Big Bump In Obamacare Enrollment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

More than 500,000 people enrolled into health coverage via the federal government's health insurance exchanges this month, President Barack Obama said...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare's Next Great Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

Obamacare's most crucial deadline thus far is mere days away, sparking a mad dash as Americans seek health coverage for 2014 and put the system to its...

Sam Stein

White House Gears Up For Health Care Enrollment Rush

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is gearing up for a late-stage rush of individuals seeking to purchase health insurance coverage that will take...

The Obamas Are Meeting With Moms

Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are meeting with mothers in the Oval Office to promote the president's health...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Enrollments Surpass 1 Million

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Obamacare Signups Surge

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - About 29,000 people signed up for health insurance through the troubled HealthCare.gov website on Sunday and Monday, a n...

Obama Administration Scrambles To Boost Obamacare Enrollment

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds reaction from insurers) By Roberta Rampton and Sharon Begley Nov 22 (Reuters) - The Obama administration announced...

Right After Boehner Complains About Obamacare Enrollment, He Succeeds

AP | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Being speaker of the House doesn't make it any easier to sign up for health care coverage using the troubled federal website. Just...

Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Low, Leaving Democrats Unhappy

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- Add simmering Democratic discontent to the problems plaguing "Obamacare," now that first-mon...

This Many Floridians Have Signed Up For Obamacare

AP | By Kelli Kennedy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Slightly more than 3,500 Floridians have selected health insurance plans through the state exchange run by the federal government as pa...

Jeffrey Young

Not Very Many People Have Signed Up For Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Colbert's Shocking Turnaround On Obamacare

Posted 11.13.2013 | Comedy

Less than 50,000 people have successfully signed up for Obamacare, making it, as Stephen Colbert pointed out on Tuesday, "58 times harder to get into ...

Early Obamacare Data Expected To Reveal Startling Fact

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - The Obama administration will release healthcare enrollment numbers for Obamacare's roc...

Jennifer Bendery

Obamacare Website May Be Broken, But AARP's Got It Covered

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials are scrambling to fix their broken Obamacare enrollment website, but in the meantime, the AARP is coming ...