National

Health Law Business Insurance Site Delayed 1 Year

CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer 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. The move, announced Wednesday, Read More

National

Supreme Court Will Take Up New Health Law Dispute

MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees. The justices said they will take Read More

Politics

Analysis: Republicans Plan 2014 Campaign Around Obamacare Chaos

(Reuters) – Just a few short weeks ago, Republican elders could only hope that time would make voters forget about the government shutdown the party engineered in October. Now, with millions of Americans in an uproar over health insurance policies canceled because of President Barack Obama’s health care law, Read More

Politics

Obama Apologizes to People Losing Health Coverage

by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to intense criticism, President Barack Obama apologized to Americans who are losing health insurance plans he had repeatedly said they could keep and pledged to find fixes that might allow people to keep their Read More

Politics

White House Steps Up Damage Control on Healthcare Rollout

(Reuters) – The White House sought to limit the political damage from the troubled rollout of the government’s healthcare website on Wednesday as Republicans increased the pressure to delay parts of President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy. Obama administration officials held a closed-door briefing for Democrats in Read More

Health

Obamacare Glitches Still Plague Health Exchanges

[CNBC] Hurry up and wait—for your Obamacare health insurance. Two days after Tuesday’s launch of government-run health insurance marketplaces, technological problems continue to prevent many people from checking out prices and enrolling via the online sites. The lags and service suspensions—which the marketplaces attribute primarily Read More