With the deadline for enrolling in state and federal health exchanges looming, the White House is pushing for more signups. Early signs show 10 million may enroll, which is higher than the White House’s revised estimate. Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News and Susan Dentzer, a health analyst, join Judy Woodruff. Continue reading
Making Sen$e Medicare Maven Philip Moeller weighs in on the Anthem hack, warning readers about subsequent online fraud efforts trying to convince Anthem customers to turn over more personal information. Continue reading
Nearly a third of the ACA’s media budget this year is focused on Hispanic media, tripling the 10 percent spent on reaching Latinos last year, according to HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.
Insurers aren’t required to encrypt consumers’ data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age — an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem. Continue reading
The Supreme Court is taking another look at President Barack Obama’s health care law, and this time it’s not just the White House that should be worried.
Don’t make a health coverage decision with long-term consequences based on short-term conditions and costs, advises Making Sen$e Medicare Maven Phil Moeller. Continue reading
In light of soaring health and benefit costs for members of the armed forces, a committee created to offer reforms is calling for big changes. Hari Sreenivasan examines the recommendations with Alphonso Maldon, chair of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission. Continue reading
Today in the Morning Line: House’s first month has focused on base issues without much chance of getting to the president Why another Obamacare vote? Freshmen want to say they voted against it Law remains unpopular, but people like the … Continue reading
On the eve of the president’s State of the Union address and the World Economic Forum, Oxfam is predicting a widening wealth gap and pointing a finger at the millions of dollars spent on lobbying in the United States for allowing the super wealthy to enrich themselves. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama’s health care law. Continue reading