News tagged with health insurance

Uninsured face hurdles choosing health insurance

The new federal health-care law gives millions of Americans access to medical insurance. However, choosing the right coverage—a daunting task for most people—could be even more difficult for those who ...

Nov 11, 2013
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Obama apologizes to Americans losing coverage

President Barack Obama, who promised his health care overhaul would allow Americans to keep their health insurance plans, has apologized to the at least 3.5 million people who are losing their coverage because ...

Nov 07, 2013
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Senators grill top official on Obamacare

A senior official involved in implementing President Barack Obama's health care plan says the program's sign-up website continues to improve since its stumbling launch more than a month ago, but senators of both parties at ...

Nov 05, 2013
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Obama vows campaign to save Obamacare

US President Barack Obama promised "one last campaign" to save his signature health care reform Monday and slammed critics he said were spreading fear and misinformation about the law.

Nov 05, 2013
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Sticker shock often follows insurance cancellation

Millions of people across the country are trying to figure out what to do after receiving notices that their individual health insurance policies are being discontinued because they don't meet higher benefit requirements ...

Nov 02, 2013
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Oracle helping to fix Obama's healthcare site

The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

Oct 31, 2013
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US health official apologizes to Congress

The senior administration official whose agency oversaw the crippled "Obamacare" enrollment website apologized to Congress on Tuesday for the severe technical problems that marred the online rollout of President ...

Oct 29, 2013
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Medicare chief to get 'Obamacare' grilling

The senior administration official closest to the implementation of the health care law's malfunctioning enrollment website will answer questions from Congress at the start of a pivotal week.

Oct 29, 2013
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