Affordable Care Act: Updates

Health website to remain a work in progress

Posted on November 20, 2013 at 1:20 pm

The HealthCare.gov website will still be a work in progress beyond the end of the month, Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday, appearing to soften a promise that the site will be working by then for the vast majority of users. “The 30th of November is not a magic go, no go date. It is a work of constant improvement. We have some very specific things we know we

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  • Policy cancellations: Obama will allow old plans

    Posted on November 15, 2013 at 9:11 am

    DAVID ESPO, Associated Press JULIE PACE, Associated Press Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled. The administrative changes are good for just one year, though senior administration officials said they could be extended if problems with the law persist. Obama announced the changes at the White House “This

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  • Critics say some unions could get break from fees

    Posted on November 7, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of the new health care law are claiming some labor unions could get a break from fees imposed on everyone covered by health insurance. The Obama administration’s plan to exempt “certain self-insured, self-administered plans” from paying fees in 2015 and 2016 is not sitting well with Republicans, who say the move smacks of favoritism for a powerful White House ally. Labor officials

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Affordable Care Act: Archetype Profiles

Health website to remain a work in progress

Posted on November 20, 2013 at 1:20 pm

The HealthCare.gov website will still be a work in progress beyond the end of the month, Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday, appearing to soften a promise that the site will be working by then for the vast majority of users. “The 30th of November is not a magic go, no go date. It is a work of constant improvement. We have some very specific things we know we

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  • Critics say some unions could get break from fees

    Posted on November 7, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of the new health care law are claiming some labor unions could get a break from fees imposed on everyone covered by health insurance. The Obama administration’s plan to exempt “certain self-insured, self-administered plans” from paying fees in 2015 and 2016 is not sitting well with Republicans, who say the move smacks of favoritism for a powerful White House ally. Labor officials

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  • Sebelius takes GOP criticism over ‘Obamacare’

    Posted on November 7, 2013 at 3:27 pm

      DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent     WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans blistered Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday over the nation’s controversial health care law, bluntly challenging her honesty, pushing for her resignation and demanding unsuccessfully she concede that President Barack Obama deliberately misled the public about his signature domestic program.   “We’re not in it to just give you a rough time. We’re in it

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