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The Latest Obamacare Glitch and Why It's (Probably) No Big Deal

The New Republic | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

A new Affordable Care Act controversy may be on the way. It seems a substantial fraction of people who bought private insurance through an Obamacare m...

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...

U.S. Surgeon General Lauds Healthcare.gov Progress

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Lovering CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) - The acting U.S. surgeon general said on Tuesday he was "enthusiastic" about the...

Obamacare Website Update Gets Mixed Reviews

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Counselors helping people use the federal government's online health exchange are giving mixed reviews to the updated s...

White House On Healthcare.gov: 'The Work Is Not Done'

Reuters | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics

By David Morgan and Lewis Krauskopf Dec 2 (Reuters) - A surge of visitors clogged the U.S. government's revamped healthcare insurance ...

HealthCare.gov Is Improved, Officials Say

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Depar...

Here's Every Argument You'll Need To Know To Win Your Obamacare Debate This Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari & Ryan Grim | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

We've all got a crazy uncle we love. He might not even technically be an uncle -- it's not something the family likes to get into -- but he's there at...

Obamacare Website Isn't Even Done Being Built

Reuters | David Morgan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Up to 40 percent of the technology needed to run the new Obamacare health insurance marketplace has not yet been built and will...

Expert To Warn Congress Of Healthcare.gov Security Bugs

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By Jim Finkle BOSTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A respected security expert will warn Congress on Tuesday that the Obama administration's he...

No One Died at Healthcare.gov: The Phony Crisis of Obamacare

Dean Baker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dean Baker

The New York Times put forward its entry for best in show: a front-page news article comparing the problems with the Healthcare.gov website with President Bush's failed response to Hurricane Katrina. This is clearly the silly season in Washington.

White House: 20 Percent Of Americans Won't Make It Through Health Care Website

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says 20 percent of Americans won't make it through the website to buy health insurance through new exchanges. The...

Obama: 'We Do Not Want Iran Having Nuclear Weapons'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama addressed Iran during a press conference on Thursday called to address issues with Obamacare. "I've said before and I will r...

When the Buck Doesn't Stop

Dr. Alan Kadish | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dr. Alan Kadish

I understand that management and leadership, particularly in complex organizations, can be a challenge, but the failure of the ACA website launch clearly demonstrates the need for effective leaders who can utilize their authoritarian role within a collaborative environment.

HealthCare.Gov Problems Unlikely To Be Fixed By Month's End: Report

Washington Post | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

Software problems with the federal online health insurance marketplace, especially in handling high volumes, are proving so stubborn that the system i...

Obama Tech Adviser To Testify At Health Care Hearing

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - A top White House technology adviser will testify at a congressional...

Top Obamacare Adviser: Website Encountering New Issues

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - The Obama administration's HealthCare.gov adviser Jeffrey Zeints said on Friday that the trouble-plagued federal healt...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Democrats Vent To Obama About Broken Health Care Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a dozen Senate Democrats, all up for reelection next year, met privately with President Barack Obama on Wednesday to vent frus...

Kathleen Sebelius: Couple Of Hundred Obamacare Website Fixes Required

AP | ALAN FRAM and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Prodded to be more candid with Congress, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday the ad...

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 ...

RoboCop's ED-209 Is a Perfect Analogy for Healthcare.gov

Robert Lockard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Robert Lockard

At the start of the 1987 film RoboCop, a giant robot called ED-209 is introduced as "the future of law enforcement." Unfortunately, it turns out to be a huge disappointment.

Obama's Health Care Woes May Have Staying Power

AP | JULIE PACE and NANCY BENAC | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama's White Hou...

Wait A Month!

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — It should be working well by the end of November. That's the Obama administration's rough timetable for completing a...

House Committee Holding Hearing On Glitches

Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR AND STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The principal contractors responsible for the federal govern...

Obama Appeals To Allies As Embarrassing Problems Mount

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is appealing to its allies in Congress, on Wall Street and across the country to stick with...

Obama Turns To Trusted Source To Help With Health Care Website

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — When a federal program that promised cash rebates to people who traded in their clunkers for more fuel-efficient veh...