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Hundreds of fixes needed for health care website

Hundreds of fixes needed for health care website

Prodded to be more candid with Congress, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday the administration’s flawed health care website needed a couple of hundred fixes when it…

More healthcare.gov failures emerge at Capitol Hill hearing

More healthcare.gov failures emerge at Capitol Hill hearing

The leading contractors on the Obama administration‘s troubled health insurance website told Congress Thursday that the government failed to thoroughly test the complicated system before it went live. Executives of…

Healthcare web site developers blame White House for snafus

Healthcare web site developers blame White House for snafus

The principal contractors responsible for the federal government’s trouble-plagued health insurance website say the Obama administration shares responsibility for the snags that have crippled the system. Executives of CGI Federal,…

Lots of red flags during Health Care Exchange web site development

Lots of red flags during Health Care Exchange web site development

Crammed into conference rooms with pizza for dinner, some programmers building the Obama administration’s showcase health insurance website were growing increasingly stressed. Some worked past 10 p.m., energy drinks in…

How does Obamacare affect federal budget? Good question

How does Obamacare affect federal budget?  Good question

Next year is the year President Barack Obama’s signature health care law goes into high gear, covering millions of uninsured Americans by a mix of private plans and government programs…

Obama claims health care law already helping

Obama claims health care law already helping

President Barack Obama said Saturday that millions of Americans already are reaping benefits from the new health care law, including tax breaks for some small businesses and help for families…

Health care costs will go up, up, up

Health care costs will go up, up, up

President Barack Obama‘s health care overhaul law is getting a mixed verdict in the first comprehensive look by neutral experts: More Americans will be covered, but costs are also going…

Obama orders hospitals to allow gay visits

Obama orders hospitals to allow gay visits

President Barack Obama issued a memo on Thursday that would require hospitals accepting Medicare or Medicaid funds to allow visitation rights to gay and lesbian partners. Obama asked the Secretary…

Loopholes in Obama’s low-cost health coverage plan

Loopholes in Obama’s low-cost health coverage plan

It’s an eagerly awaited early benefit of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul: affordable coverage for Americans with medical problems who can’t get a private insurer to even take a…