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Jeffrey Young

Obama Administration Maps Out Detour Around HealthCare.gov

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business

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

Why Republicans Suddenly Care -- Deeply! -- About All Those Canceled Health Policies

Joe Conason | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joe Conason

The outpouring of noble sentiment would be laudable -- indeed, long overdue -- if only there was any reason to believe these protestations are sincere.

Jeffrey Young

Woman Thrown Off Health Insurance Doesn't Buy Obama's 'Fix'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics

A California woman whose canceled health insurance policy made her a subject of media scrutiny isn't impressed by President Barack Obama's new policy ...

Jeffrey Young

Obama Maneuvers To Address Canceled Health Insurance Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

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...

What Else the Obama White House Hasn't Told You About Your Health Insurance

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rosemary Gibson

Nothing in the health care reform law stops the increase in premiums, or how much the medical-industrial complex can bill your health insurance.

Jeffrey Young

Frustrated Obamacare Shoppers Asked To Try Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

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

Republicans Have Health Insurance Amnesia

Dale Hansen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

The mainstream media has been focused on various aspects of the Affordable Care Act. While the problems are legitimate, the sudden concern from the Right over the cost of premiums and paying for more than you need seem disingenuous.

Jeffrey Young

The Obamacare Successes No One Is Talking About

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business

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

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare's Sickest Beneficiaries Have To Switch Health Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 100,000 of the sickest people in the health insurance market will have to switch to new coverage next year as the federal gove...

Jeffrey Young

This Many People Could Get Money For Health Care From Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | 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. ...

Sebelius Show Trial Highlighted Lawmakers in the Pockets of Insurance Companies

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

The truth these politicians want to obscure is that Obamacare is protecting their constituents from buying coverage that provides little to no shield against financial ruin. And that protection is something the insurance industry wants to get rid of.

Jason Linkins

For Obamacare Proponents, A Grueling Month Of 'Trench Warfare' Lies Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

Anyone who wants to be hopeful about the future of the Affordable Care Act has a long wait ahead of them. Specifically, until the end of November, whi...

Jeffrey Young

The Truth About Those Canceled Health Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business

There's been a lot of talk lately about people getting letters from their health insurance carriers canceling their policies because of Obamacare. Wha...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Will Meet Key Deadline Despite Website Woes: Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.24.2013 | Business

Health-insurance shoppers will be able to use HealthCare.gov, the balky federal portal for Obamacare coverage, in time to have insurance by the beginn...

Labor Union Bypasses Obamacare Webiste To Reach Uninsured

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - As the Obama administration scrambles to fix a balky healthcare website that has frust...

Jeffrey Young

Health Insurers Try To Rescue HealthCare.Gov

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Health insurance companies are working with the federal government and its contractors to fix the technical problems that have hampered ...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare By Phone? Not So Fast

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business

President Barack Obama has placed new emphasis on offline ways to enroll into health coverage while his administration scrambles to get the website He...

Jeffrey Young

White House Hints At Way Around Obamacare Mandate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Americans anxious they'll get fined for not having health insurance because they can't buy any on Obamacare's broken website might be in for some reli...

Jeffrey Young

President Admits 'No Excuse' For Obamacare Website Failures

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama said Monday that there's "no excuse" for the technical problems that have plagued the rollout of the Obamacare health insurance...

Heritage Foundation's Health Care Report Is Another Big Lie

Ethan Rome | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics
Ethan Rome

America's leading conservative think tank has issued a report on health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and it bears a strong resemblance to the immigration study -- it's garbage.

Jeffrey Young

Here's What An Obamacare Train Wreck Looks Like

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business

A broken website imperils the largest expansion of the American safety net since the Great Society. More than two weeks into the disastrous rollout...

Jeffrey Young

Seven Ways To Skip Obamacare's Terrible Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.16.2013 | Business

Obamacare's glitch-riddled website doesn't have to stop you from buying health insurance. There are alternatives to HealthCare.gov, the federal web...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Struggles Even Worse In States That Resisted It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business

In Washington, D.C., (population 632,000), the drive to enroll the uninsured into health coverage under President Barack Obama's health care reform la...

GOP Governor Makes Bold Pro-Obamacare Move

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) will circumvent the majority-Republican legislature in his state to advance an expansion of Medicaid benefits to 275,000 peo...