Covered California: Affordable Care Act

Covered California: Affordable Care Act

What you need to know about the Affordable Care Act and how it affects Californians

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 12:54 PM PST

Over 2 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: W.H.

Over 2 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: W.H.

That figure marked a big improvement from the early weeks of the Obamacare signups, when website users faced many technical difficulties, and on a teleconference Tuesday, Health and Human Services...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

AP's Top Story of 2013: Obama's Health Care Overhaul

AP's Top Story of 2013: Obama's Health Care Overhaul

The botched rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law was the top story of 2013, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. It was followed by the...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 10:18 AM PST

Obamacare Sticker Shock Ahead for Some Buyers

Obamacare Sticker Shock Ahead for Some Buyers

Tuesday at midnight is the last chance to sign up to receive health insurance coverage on the government exchanges beginning on Jan. 1. Many people who have been busy sizing up policies on the new...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Schumer: Obamacare Won't Be Key Issue in 2014 Election

Schumer: Obamacare Won't Be Key Issue in 2014 Election

Sen. Charles Schumer (D- N.Y.) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” that “the number one issue in the 2014 election is not going to be Obamacare or the deficit. It is going to be who can get the middle class...

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 05:09 AM PST

Feds Offer New Obamacare Exemption

Feds Offer New Obamacare Exemption

The Obama administration gave another break to people losing their health insurance coverage late Thursday, offering a special hardship exemption to patients who want the extremely cheap, minimal plans known as...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Sebelius Pledges "Relentless" Push to Fix Health Site

Sebelius Pledges "Relentless" Push to Fix Health Site

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius promised a “relentless” push to continue improving the HealthCare.gov website and announced an inspector general review of the process that led...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

365K Bought Insurance on Health Exchanges in Oct., Nov.

365K Bought Insurance on Health Exchanges in Oct., Nov.

Those numbers — which cover October and November, but not the sign-ups thus far for December — show that the pace of enrollments picked up after the rocky rollout of the initially glitch-riddled...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 01:10 AM PST

Obama on Obamacare: "We're Not Repealing It"

Obama on Obamacare: "We're Not Repealing It"

Repeal Obamacare? Not on my watch, the president defiantly insisted Tuesday, amid much-publicized technical woes for his signature health care reform law's online insurance exchanges.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Congressman: Healthcare.gov Security "Breathtakingly" Bad

Congressman: Healthcare.gov Security "Breathtakingly" Bad

As the Obama administration claimed major progress in getting its health care enrollment web site running, Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act renewed their criticism Sunday.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Feds: Obamacare Site "Night and Day” From October

Feds: Obamacare Site "Night and Day” From October

Obama administration officials said Sunday, Healthcare.gov is much better, working more than 90 percent of the time and up to the promised capacity of 50,000 users at any given time, NBC News reported.

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