WASHINGTON (MCT) – More than 4.2 million people have signed up for coverage on the nation's health insurance marketplaces through February, but low participation from young adults and early technical problems with the website have jeopardized the government's goal of enrolling 6 million people by March 31.
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Americans whose 2013 health insurance policies were supposed to be canceled this year because they don't meet tough new standards under the Affordable Care Act can now renew those noncompliant policies for another two years if their home states allow it, the Obama administration announced Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Supporters of health care reform say nonstop news coverage of HealthCare.gov's early technical problems has hurt efforts to inform the uninsured about financial assistance that can help them purchase marketplace health coverage.
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Total public and private spending for health care in the United States increased to nearly $2.8 trillion in 2012, or nearly $9,000 per person, according to a government report released Monday.
WASHINGTON (MCT) – In yet another acknowledgment of the difficulties Americans have faced purchasing coverage through the HealthCare.gov website, the Obama administration on Thursday announced that it would grant a one-month extension for a transitional federal program that provides health coverage to people with serious illnesses.
WASHINGTON (MCT) – After a dismal start in October, the number of people who enrolled in health coverage on the troubled HealthCare.gov website more than quadrupled in November, according to new figures from the Obama administration.