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Over a million sign up for Obamacare, mostly in December

Dec 30, 2013
More than a million people signed up for health insurance between October 1 and December 24
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare

Obamacare extension catches insurers off guard

Dec 24, 2013
The Obama administration has extended the deadline for people who are signing up for health insurance on the federal exchange, but insurers are having trouble adapting.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, insurance companies

Another Obamacare rule eased before deadline

Dec 20, 2013
The White House has announced that it will let some of the 5 or 6 million people who lost their health insurance because of federal requirements, enroll in so-called catastrophic health care plans.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, health insurance

With Healthcare.gov, phones finally begin ringing at small insurers

Dec 11, 2013
Many small insurers expected a bonanza of new customers when Healthcare.gov began on Oct. 1, but the website's problems made the first weeks very quiet for them.
Posted In: Health, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, health insurers

Is healthcare.gov really fixed?

Dec 2, 2013
The claim is that healthcare.gov is fixed to the point that it works for 9 out 10 consumers.
Posted In: healthcare.gov, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

ACA enrollment: Lessons from Social Security and Medicare

Nov 27, 2013
The roll-out of Obamacare isn't the first time the government has done something this big.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Social Security

Why California needs ACA cancellations to stay

Nov 22, 2013
California says no to letting insurers reissue canceled plans for another year. And it’s not just because the policies are substandard. Without those customers on the exchanges the whole thing could collapse.
Posted In: california, covered california, health insurance exchanges, Affordable Care Act

Pushing patients to seek value, whatever that is

Nov 19, 2013
Changes in the insurance system are leading more consumers to consider what they expect in their health care and how much it is worth to them.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, health insurance

Insurance companies scramble as Obama changes health law

Nov 15, 2013
Health insurance companies are trying to adapt after the president announced a policy reversal to let people with cancelled policies keep their insurance.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

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