News tagged with barack obama

US asks contractor to lead health website repairs

The Obama administration said Friday that dozens of problems had been found in the website at the center of a landmark health care overhaul, and a private company has been asked to lead the repairs. Officials ...

Oct 25, 2013
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'Obamacare' complexity blamed for tech glitches

Confusion over various elements of a vast online apparatus bogged down the US health care website's debut, contractors will tell lawmakers Thursday at a hearing probing the troubled "Obamacare" rollout.

Oct 24, 2013
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Obama: 'No excuse' for health care signup problems

President Barack Obama on Monday offered "no excuses"—and little explanation—for the cascade of computer problems that are marring a key element in his health care law and giving his opponents fodder ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Tech glitches add to Obamacare challenges

It's not just politics, but technology issues raising questions about the future of Obamacare, the landmark health reform spearheaded by President Barack Obama.

Oct 06, 2013
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A bumpy first day for new insurance marketplaces

For millions of Americans trying to log in, the online insurance marketplaces that are the center of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul began with a stalled website, an error message or a menu ...

Oct 02, 2013
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Core of Obamacare takes effect despite US shutdown

The Obama administration rolled out a key component of its landmark health care overhaul Tuesday, moving forward despite a federal government shutdown sparked by Republican efforts to derail the law designed ...

Oct 01, 2013
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Under fire, 'Obamacare' going live _ with glitches

The core part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul takes hold Tuesday, putting the embattled plan to a new test as tens of millions of Americans who don't have insurance can start signing up for ...

Sep 30, 2013
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Obama's health plan set for launch, ready or not

Starting on Tuesday, an estimated 50 million Americans who don't have health insurance can start signing up for coverage as the core of President Barack Obama's overhaul takes hold. Subsidies will be available ...

Sep 28, 2013
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'Obamacare' contractors project confidence

Big contractors working to launch new insurance markets just three weeks from now are telling Congress things look good for the Oct. 1 debut of President Barack Obama's health care law.

Sep 10, 2013
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Studies take early look at health law's premiums

Coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law won't be cheap, but two independent private studies show that cost-conscious consumers hunting for lower premiums will have plenty of options.

Sep 04, 2013
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