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Obama to defend health care law's slow start

President Barack Obama is planning to defend his embattled health care law Wednesday in Massachusetts, pointing to the slow start of the state's bipartisan effort to launch a program that was a model for ...

Oct 30, 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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Sebelius to face tough questioning on health law

Republicans said Sunday they intend to press Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the Obama administration's troubled launch of healthcare.gov, the online portal to buy health insurance, ...

Oct 27, 2013
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Another month of fixes for US health care website

The Obama administration has set a rough timetable of the end of November for completing a long list of fixes to the new, trouble-plagued government website for uninsured Americans to get health insurance ...

Oct 26, 2013
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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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US Republicans vow no let up on 'Obamacare' (Update)

Republicans revived attacks against their favorite target "Obamacare" Tuesday by seizing on technical failures to try to delay its rollout, amid some fraying of Democratic support for the health care reforms.

Oct 22, 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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Consumers warned of misleading insurance websites

Insurance regulators and an industry trade group warn that this month's rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law opened the door for bad actors at the same time that it gives brokers and agents ...

Oct 15, 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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