Kathleen Sebelius

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AP sources: 476,000 Obamacare applications filed

WASHINGTON (AP) – Administration officials say about 476,000 health insurance applications have been filed through federal and state exchanges, the most detailed measure yet of the problem-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature legislation. However, […]

10/19/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks during an event discussing the federal health care overhaul in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Obama health target: 500,000 signups by Oct. 31

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first month alone, the Obama administration projected that nearly a half million people would sign up for the new health insurance markets, according to an internal memo obtained by The […]

10/16/2013

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks during an event discussing the federal health care overhaul in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Obamacare trade-off: low premium, high deductible

WASHINGTON (AP) — You might be pleased with the low monthly premium for one of the new health insurance plans under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, but the added expense of copayments and deductibles could burn […]

09/25/2013

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New health care law expected to spawn scam artists – learn how to protect yourself

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning to seniors on Medicare: If someone asks for your personal information for a state insurance exchange under the new health care law, he’s probably a crook. Those exchanges don’t apply to […]

09/18/2013

A basket of medical supplies await storage. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Early look at health law’s premiums

WASHINGTON (AP) — The No. 1 question about President Barack Obama’s health care law is whether consumers will be able to afford the coverage. Now the answer is coming in. The biggest study yet of […]

09/04/2013

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Study: Half who now buy own health plan to get aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — About half the people who now buy their own health insurance — and potentially would face higher premiums next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law — would qualify for federal […]

08/13/2013

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

Personal ‘Obamacare’ accounts debut

WASHINGTON (AP) — You can now open your own personal “Obamacare” account — but you’ll have to wait awhile before you can actually use it to pick a health insurance plan. Just eight weeks before […]

08/05/2013

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (Photo credit: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

‘Obamacare’ countdown gets under way

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer than 100 days before uninsured Americans can sign up for coverage, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday the administration is gearing up with new call centers, a revamped […]

06/24/2013

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20,000 foster kids adopted so far through website

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say 20,000 foster children have been adopted after being listed on a national website that links adoptive families with kids. The number is especially significant because the majority of those […]

06/21/2013

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Gov’t report: Smooth launch unsure for health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s no guarantee that President Barack Obama’s health care law will launch smoothly and on time, congressional investigators say in the first in-depth independent look at its progress. But in a report […]

06/18/2013

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