HONOLULU– A December surge propelled health care sign-ups through the government’s rehabilitated website past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said Sunday, reflecting new signs of life for the problem-plagued federal insurance exchange.
WASHINGTON– The new year brings the big test of President Barack Obama’s beleaguered health care law: Will it work? The heart of the law springs to life Wednesday, after nearly four years of political turmoil and three months of enrollment … Continue reading
Users who ran into problems with HealthCare.gov can get a further extension to sign up for January coverage. Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images Users seeking more time to sign up for health insurance through HealthCare.gov will get more time to … Continue reading
On Monday the Obama administration announced another deadline extension for health care enrollment, giving consumer an extra day to sign up for coverage on HealthCare.gov. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Insurance companies selling through the health law’s troubled online marketplaces … Continue reading
The Obama administration announced a new offer for individuals who had insurance policies canceled: the chance to buy cheaper, catastrophic coverage if new plans are more expensive. Judy Woodruff discusses the details of the special waiver and how many are expected to sign up for it with Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s top news, including their predictions on how the health care law will be viewed in history, what America will remember about the 113th Congress and what holiday gifts they’d bestow to some of America’s politicos. Continue reading
President Obama concluded his fifth year in office with an annual year-in-review press conference. Although the president saw sinking approval ratings in 2013, he suggested 2014 can be a "breakthrough year for America." Jeffrey Brown reviews the topics Mr. Obama covered, from the economy to the health care law. Continue reading
I will enroll in Obamacare’s South Carolina health care exchange and forego the special taxpayer subsidy available to Members of Congress. — Lindsey Graham (@GrahamBlog) December 9, 2013
President Barack Obama delivered remarks about World AIDS Day earlier Monday. President Obama has been criticized for not devoting enough government funding to AIDS prevention and treatment programs.