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Health care reform
December 4, 2013
Obamacare uncertainty harming economic rebound, CEOs say
(Reuters) - Uncertain corporate costs for President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law and other regulations continue to stymie U.S. employment and capital spending, business leaders said on Wednesday.
December 4, 2013 - 1:34pm
December 3, 2013
One million new visits to Obamacare website Monday: White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's chief of staff said on Tuesday that more than 1 million new visitors had checked out the HealthCare.gov website on Monday, the first day after a major overhaul of the troubled site used to shop for health insurance required under new...
December 3, 2013 - 10:59am
With website improved, Obama to pitch health plan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will try to sell the American people on the relaunch of his troubled healthcare program on Tuesday in a bid to restore confidence in his signature domestic policy initiative and, more broadly, in his presidency.
December 3, 2013 - 6:36am
December 2, 2013
HealthCare.gov website faces new tests as traffic builds
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his HealthCare.gov website face another critical test starting this week, as Americans who have been unable to enroll in health coverage under Obamacare rush to a site that continues to face challenges.
December 2, 2013 - 7:27am
November 20, 2013
Some cyber security experts recommend shutting Obamacare site
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama's HealthCare.gov site is riddled with security flaws that put user data of millions of people at risk and it should be shut down until fixed, several technology experts warned lawmakers on Tuesday.
November 20, 2013 - 7:59am
November 16, 2013
Letter: Know who you vote for
I am happy with my health care policy and I want to keep it. The Obama administration officials (today it was Jay Carney, the press secretary) continue to call my plan “substandard.” When I purchased it, I chose not to purchase: * Mental health coverage (I may need it when...
November 16, 2013 - 12:00am
November 15, 2013
House passes Republican bill to let insurers offer old health plans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Friday approved a Republican bill that would allow insurers to continue to offer for another year healthcare plans that do not comply with the higher standards of benefits under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. The...
November 15, 2013 - 1:40pm
U.S. official in July feared HealthCare.gov 'crash'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Almost three months before the botched launch of HealthCare.gov, a U.S. health official expressed frustration with a main contractor working on the website, fearing quality assurance issues could "crash the plane at take-off," according to government documents...
November 15, 2013 - 7:43am
November 14, 2013
Obama, under political pressure, allows renewals of canceled health plans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama bowed to political pressure from his fellow Democrats on Thursday and announced a plan to let insurers...
November 14, 2013 - 11:56am
November 11, 2013
Early Obamacare data to signal how many still waiting to enroll
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will release healthcare enrollment numbers for Obamacare's rocky October rollout this week that could be more important for what they fail to say, than for what they do.
November 11, 2013 - 8:04am
November 6, 2013
Top U.S. insurer expects Obamacare enrollment extension
(Reuters) - One of the largest health insurers on the Obamacare online marketplaces said on Wednesday it expects the U.S. government to extend enrollment for new coverage plans because of technical problems that have frustrated millions of potential applicants.
November 6, 2013 - 1:40pm
Lead author of Obamacare law criticizes administration over rollout
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Democratic senator who served as a lead author of President Barack Obama's healthcare law criticized the administration...
November 6, 2013 - 11:28am
Interest in Obamacare rises despite website problems: Reuters/Ipsos poll
(Reuters) - Uninsured Americans are showing more interest in the coverage offered under President Barack Obama's healthcare law despite technical...
November 6, 2013 - 7:52am
November 5, 2013
Up to 17 million Americans eligible for Obamacare tax credits: report
(Reuters) - As many as 17 million low- to moderate-income Americans should be eligible for tax credits to buy private health insurance under President Barack Obama's healthcare law in 2014, according to a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The subsidies are a provision of...
November 5, 2013 - 7:29am
November 4, 2013
Obama’s health law finally gets real for America
WASHINGTON — Now is when Americans start figuring out that President Barack Obama’s health care law goes beyond political talk, and really does affect them and people they know.
November 4, 2013 - 12:27am