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WATCH: Wanda Sykes Puts The Obamacare Debacle Into Perspective

OWN | Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

With the high-profile introduction and rollout of Obamacare, people have had a lot to say on the topic of health insurance -- including Wanda Sykes. O...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Glitches Forced Woman To Postpone Cancer Surgery

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

UPDATE: 5:02 p.m. -- After the publication of this article, K.C. Handler received confirmation from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center that her An...

Jennifer Bendery

Obamacare Website's Biggest Security Threat May Be Darrell Issa

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are kicking off the year with more votes on Obamacare bills, this time pushing a measure they say will help protect pe...

Obama Poll Watch -- December 2013

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama started the month of December at rock bottom. There's just no other "polite" way to put it, folks.

House To Consider Legislation To Make Obamacare Website More Secure

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives plans to consider legislation to make data on the Obamacare website more secure when...

Opposition to the Affordable Care Act is Rooted in Bigotry

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Sweeping change usually brings plenty of naysayers with it. In the case of the Affordable Healthcare Act, those naysayers have been downright nasty. ...

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...

An Obamacare Checkup

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Whatever way the story gets spun next month, it will be different than the prevailing storyline up to this point. But before we get to that, let's take a look at the progress made in the past month.

Health Official Who Oversaw Building Of Obamacare Website To Retire

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 30 (Reuters) - U.S. health official Michelle Snyder, who oversaw the building of the troubled Obamacare website HealthCare.gov, is r...

My 2013 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back to our annual year-end awards column! Part one of this column ran last week, just in case you missed it. We've got a lot to cover, so let's jump right in with no further introduction.

2013 Had A Swarm Of Political Blunders. Here Are Some Of The Bigger Ones.

The Huffington Post | Byron Kittle | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

The year 2013 had its share of high-profile political accomplishments. A bipartisan federal budget was signed into law; significant reforms were made ...

How To Make Sure You Actually Signed Up For Obamacare

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 12.25.2013 | Business

CHICAGO (AP) — The deadline has passed, and so too the surprise grace period, for signing up for health insurance as part of the nation's health car...

Merry Christmas! Did You Sign Up for Obamacare, or Are You Out of Luck?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

If you did not sign up for health insurance by Christmas Eve this year, you are not out of luck. You can still get insured. With all the news about the Obamacare website, the deadlines, the delays, you would think that would be clear. But it could not be more confusing.

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...

My 2013 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Worst politician: There was no shortage of nominees in this category, as usual. Reince Priebus, Anthony Weiner, Trey Radel and crack-smoking mayor of Toronto Rob Ford all did their best to claim the title of Worst Politician, in fact.

Obama: Health Care Sign-Ups Are Surging With Improved Website

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JULIE PACE | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — His health care plan facing a dicey transition, President Barack Obama said Friday that insurance sign-ups are surging now that th...

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...

Healthcare.gov Down Again

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business

Dec 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. government agency responsible for the HealthCare.gov website for new individual insurance said on Friday that its techno...

The HIV Life Sentence: Health Care Coverage

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

When I initially tested positive for HIV, I was a writer at a national law firm. The position was well-paid -- and I absolutely hated it. But the position afforded me the Mercedes-Benz of health insurance. What else could a newly positive boy ask for, right? At least that's what I tried to tell myself.

Jeffrey Young

Health Insurers Extend Key Obamacare Deadline

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Obama Administration Appoints New Official To Fix Obamacare Website

AP | Associated Press | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration says a former Microsoft executive is taking over as the top tech honcho for HealthCare.gov, President Barack Ob...

Jeffrey Young

Obama Offers Last-Minute Fix For Obamacare Enrollees -- With A Catch

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Five Tips for Using HealthCare.gov's New Plan Comparison Tool

Tim Chen | Posted 02.08.2014 | Money
Tim Chen

Beyond allowing many more people to sign up for plans, a key upgrade is the new plan comparison tool.

Sebelius Requests Investigation Into Botched Health Care Website

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Playing catch-up with a long way to go, President Barack Obama's new health insurance markets last month picked up the dismal pace...