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Jeffrey Young

Hurry Up! Big Obamacare Deadline Coming Monday

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business

The first Obamacare enrollment deadline for next year is just three days away, meaning Monday is the last day for people in most states who buy their ...

Igor Bobic

Congresswoman: If Not For Obamacare Glitches, My Husband Might Still Be Alive

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) suggested Tuesday that had her husband not encountered difficulties enrolling in health insurance under the...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Sign-Ups Near 500,000 After First Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business

More than 460,000 people enrolled in a private health insurance plan on the federally run Obamacare exchanges in 37 states during the first week of th...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Train Not Wrecking As Sign-Up Period Kicks Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business

MANASSAS, Virginia -- The website hasn't crashed, government officials aren't scrambling, and Americans are actually using the Obamacare exchanges to ...

Jeffrey Young

It's Obamacare Season! Here's What You Need To Know To Sign Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business

Obamacare enrollment begins again on Saturday, and there's a lot for consumers to figure out. President Barack Obama aims to enroll about 9 millio...

Sam Stein

Inside Obama's Plan To Beat Health Care Enrollment Expecations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Willie Sutton supposedly said he robbed banks because that's where the money is. As the Obama administration tries to firm up the health...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Enrollment Goal For 2015 Is 9 Million, Lower Than Expected

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business

Just days ahead of the next Obamacare sign-up period, the Department of Health and Human Services is scaling back projections of how many people will ...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Shoppers Get Sneak Peek At New Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business

Health insurance consumers using HealthCare.gov will get their first look at the prices for 2015 coverage starting Sunday night, when window shopping ...

Jeffrey Young

HealthCare.gov Is Ready For An Onslaught Of Shoppers, Obama Administration Promises

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As it prepares for both a wave of new health insurance shoppers and a return of many seeking to re-enroll, the team behind HealthCare.go...

HealthCare.gov Relaunches With 1 Embarrassing Error

AP | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration unveiled a new version of HealthCare.gov on Wednesday, with some improvements as well as at least one ear...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Officials Swear Website Will Work This Time Around

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business

HealthCare.gov will be easier to use when Obamacare enrollment starts back up next month -- and not just because the website actually works now, senio...

Gerry Smith

Hacker Succeeds In Breaking Into HealthCare.gov For First Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.05.2014 | Technology

A hacker broke into HealthCare.gov and installed malicious software on one of its servers in the first successful breach of the health insurance excha...

Obama Takes Steps To Upgrade White House Technology

AP | By JULIE PACE and STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — The White House on Monday announced the creation of a team of digital experts tasked with upgrading the government's technolo...

Investigation Exposes Flaws Behind Obamacare Rollout

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama admini...

Obamacare Website Getting So Much Traffic It's Surprising Experts

ProPublica | Charles Ornstein | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business

This story was co-published with NPR's "Shots" blog.For months, journalists and politicians fixated on the number of people signing up for health insu...

Obama Poll Watch -- May 2014

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In five out of the last six months, in fact, Obama's numbers have gotten better. He is now roughly where he was right before the impact of the Obamacare website rollout hit his approval rating.

Failed Obamacare Website Is Being Investigated

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A grand jury is investigating Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange website, one of the most dysfunctional and expensive...

Obama's Team Shifts In Wake Of Major Problems

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Burned by the failed rollout of his health care law, President Barack Obama is seeking to build a team for the final years of his ...

Obama Poll Watch -- April 2014

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama has gained back all the ground he had lost and then some (well, "and then a little bit more" would be more accurate...). He still hasn't quite made it back to where his poll numbers were before the Obamacare website rollout, but if the trendlines continue in May, he is at least within reach of this goal for the first time since October.

Uninsured Rate Drops To New Low As Obamacare Sign-Ups Surge

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business

The percentage of Americans without health insurance is at its lowest since Gallup started tracking such data in 2008. According to Gallup's most ...

Patiently Crunching Obamacare's Numbers

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We are in the midst of a political battle over the Obamacare numbers right now, so it seemed like a good time to examine what they all mean, in an attempt to interject some clarity into a very confusing debate.

Friday Talking Points -- 'And Counting'

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats, from this point on, should adopt a very simple technique to disarm Republican squabbles about Obamacare numbers. To every figure quoted for people gaining health insurance, Democrats should end with "... and counting."

Unsung Heroes of Obamacare's Enrollment Surge

Martha Bergmark | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Martha Bergmark

As this year's enrollment period comes to a close, attention will now turn to the law's impact on health care delivery. But it's worth pausing to take stock of the forces that helped turn enrollment numbers around and expand access to affordable care. They deserve some recognition.

Obama Poll Watch -- March, 2014

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama's job approval polling was down a bit last month, ending three months of positive news. He didn't slip back much, but the reversal does bring up a serious question: is Obama stuck in a "new normal" of job approval numbers in the low-40s range?

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Deadline Safety Valve Comes In Handy As Website Buckles

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business

The latest tweak to the Obamacare deadline came in handy Monday when HealthCare.gov buckled during the rush by millions to sign up for health insuranc...