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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

White House: On track for health care website goal

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration says it will meet its self-imposed deadline of fixing the troubled health care website so that 50,000 people can log in at the same time starting late Saturday. Yet […]

11/30/2013

This photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website page featuring information about the SHOP Marketplace is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Health law business insurance site delayed 1 year

CHICAGO (AP) — The Obama administration is delaying yet another aspect of the health care law, putting off until next November the launch of an online portal to the health insurance marketplace for small businesses. […]

11/27/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall about the federal health care law. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Few options for Obama to fix cancellations problem

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’ll do everything he can to help people coping with health insurance cancellations, but legally and practically his options appear limited. That means the latest political problem engulfing […]

11/08/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall about the federal health care law. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Obama says he’s sorry Americans losing insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’s sorry Americans are losing health insurance plans he repeatedly said they could keep under his signature health care law. But the president stopped short of apologizing for […]

11/07/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, prior to testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  (AP Photo/ J. Scott Applewhite)

Canceled policies could be a plus for new markets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance cancellations are fueling a political backlash against President Barack Obama and Democrats supporting his health care overhaul, but they may be a silver lining for the law itself. It’s Economics 101, […]

11/07/2013

In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 photo, Jill Morin, right, poses for photos with her son Kyle at their home in Raleigh, N.C.  Morin suffers from a serious heart condition and suffered a cardiac arrest in 2009. Morin and hundreds of thousands of other people with preexisting chronic conditions who are covered through high risk insurance pools will see their coverage dissolve by year’s end. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Health law clock is ticking for sickest patients

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With federal and state online health care marketplaces experiencing glitches a month into implementation, concern is mounting for a vulnerable group of people who were supposed to be among the health […]

11/06/2013

In this Oct. 30, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall about the federal health care law. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Obama promises to “smooth out” health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expressing sympathy for Americans who are getting kicked off their health insurance plans, but says they were often getting “a very bad deal.” Obama says his health care […]

11/04/2013

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson (AP Photo)

Insurance broker gets 2 years for scamming Tom Hanks and wife

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Southland insurance broker was sentenced today to 27 months in federal prison and ordered to pay about $841,000 in restitution for overbilling Tom Hanks and his wife. Jerry B. Goldman, […]

11/04/2013

5 keys to successful health care shopping

(AP) – Patients are being pushed to shop more for health care by insurance plans that require them to pay higher out-of-pocket costs. But finding the right deal is often no easy task. Here are […]

10/25/2013

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Week 2 of Covered California

Covered California is the state’s version of the Affordable Care Act, and a website was launched at the beginning of this month. There have been glitches with the site along the way and we want […]

10/11/2013

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