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Obamacare Glitches

Obama Promises To Smooth Out Health Care Problems

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expressing sympathy for Americans who are getting kicked off their health insurance plans, but says they...

GOP Senator Calls For Obamacare 'Time-Out'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte wants to press "pause" on rolling out the U.S. healthcar...

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...

Feds Claim Outages Contributed To Slow Obamacare Fixes

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says outages this week affecting its balky health insurance website slowed much needed fixe...

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...

Google Wants To Save Healthcare.gov

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Experts from top technology and Internet companies including Google Inc, Oracle Corp and Red Hat Inc ...

Dems Push Back Against Obama

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks after President Barack Obama saw his Democratic Party put up an unyielding front against Republicans,...

Obama Finds Risks & Rewards In Knowing Too Much Information

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronted with missteps in his own administration, President Barack Obama has frequently pleaded ignorance — sugg...

Howard Fineman

Here's The Next Obamacare Blunder Worrying Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats facing reelection next year aren't just fretting about a balky website and President Barack Obama's misleading campaign...

Biden: Obama Tried To Get Onto Obamacare.Gov

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden apologized to Americans that the website for new health care exchanges wasn't ready to go when it launched on ...

Why Obamacare Will Triumph Despite Glitches and the GOP

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The GOP hit plan on Obamacare is and always has been much more than a battle to scrap a health care plan that is supposedly flawed, failed, and a big government intrusion into the lives of Americans.

Document Shows Obamacare Website Posed Security Risk

AP | JACK GILLUM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal government memo obtained by The Associated Press shows administration officials were concerned that a la...

Jennifer Bendery

Sebelius Takes Blame For Obamacare Glitches

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized on Wednesday for the "miserably frustrating experience" people are havi...

Obamacare Overpromised and Underdelivered

Bill George | Posted 12.30.2013 | Politics
Bill George

Throughout the push for national insurance reform, the president and his Democratic allies in Congress repeatedly overpromised and underdelivered. The Republicans didn't help the situation, opposing Obamacare long after the U.S. Supreme Court declared it the law of the land.

Sebelius Facing Big Grilling

Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR AND STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Eager to cast blame, lawmakers are preparing to grill Presid...

Medicare Chief Apologizes For Obamacare Website Glitches

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

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

Key Obamacare Data Hub Working Again

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2013 | Business

Oct 28 (Reuters) - A key link to federal data used by the websites that sell health insurance under the U.S. health reform law appeared to be workin...

Prognosis

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Sebelius To Face Tough Questioning

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans plan to seek answers from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Obama administrat...

Obamacare Has Yet Another Major Glitch

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2013 | Business

By David Morgan and Sharon Begley WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A data center critical for allowing uninsure...

Sebelius To Face Tough Questioning Amid Obamacare Troubles

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans said Sunday they intend to press Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Obama administration's t...

Kate Sheppard

Democrats Call On Obama Administration To Delay Health Care Deadlines

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Two Senate Democrats have put forward separate plans that would push back enforcement of some of the Affordable Care Act's provisions ...

Just a Hint of Health Care Hypocrisy?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Obamacare Woes = "Debacle Days" Fest for the GOP! ...

Civic-Minded Generation Y Likely to Turn Out for Obamacare

Emily Anatole | Posted 12.25.2013 | College
Emily Anatole

Computer glitches aside, debate over the Affordable Care Act has magnified in recent months with advocates and adversaries vying for the support of Generation Y (ages 18-34).

Jeffrey Young

White House Announces Target For Fixing HealthCare.gov

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

HealthCare.gov, the online portal to Obamacare enrollment, will reliably allow consumers to shop and sign up for health coverage by late November, a s...