9:00 PM Mar 12, 2014
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.
9:00 PM Mar 6, 2014
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.
8:00 PM Jan 11, 2014
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.
5:00 PM Jan 7, 2014
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.
5:00 PM Jan 1, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – After more than three years of piecemeal implementation, the Affordable Care Act reaches an important new phase in 2014, when most of the law's major provisions finally kick in.
9:00 PM Dec 13, 2013
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.
9:00 PM Dec 11, 2013
Angel Diaz, right, discusses which forms to fill out to enroll in healthcare coverage with Jessie Orozco at St. John's Well Child & Family Center in South Los Angeles, Nov. 15, 2013. (Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
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.