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Conn. exchange chief named CEO of HealthCare.gov
By Darius Tahir | August 30, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The chief of Connecticut's successful state-based Obamacare exchange is heading to Washington to become CEO of HealthCare.gov.
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Prove legal residence or lose Obamacare coverage
By Paul Demko | August 30, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
More than 300,000 people could lose their exchange plan coverage this month if they don't send the CMS additional documentation proving their citizenship or legal immigration status by Sept. 5.
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Pennsylvania to expand Medicaid, but with strings attached
By Virgil Dickson | August 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Medicaid agreement between the Obama administration and Gov. Tom Corbett will extend coverage to more than 500,000 Pennsylvanians, but advocates for the state's low-income residents continue to express concern over some of concessions the CMS made to get another Republican-led state to expand...
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U.S. chief tech officer Todd Park headed back to California, White House confirms
By Darius Tahir | August 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
In September, according to a White House blog post, Park will be moving to California, where he will recruit tech talent to the federal government as well as “identifying innovative ways to improve the quality of government digital services.”
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Vital Signs
Defense contractors storm the Obamacare contract beach
By Bob Herman | August 28, 2014
HHS' Office of Inspector General released a report this week showing a chorus of companies is being paid to build and maintain HealthCare.gov. The familiar names were there, but two companies in particular raised an eyebrow.
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Language, tech barriers said to hinder Obamacare enrollees from proving citizenship
By Paul Demko | August 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Roughly 300,000 people who purchased health plans through the federal exchange face a Sept. 5 deadline to provide proof of their citizenship or immigration status or risk losing coverage at the end of the month. But immigrant advocacy groups are warning that many of them have been stymied from...
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Information
How you end up spending $800 million on HealthCare.gov
By Washington Post | August 28, 2014
The Affordable Care Act has proven to be its own kind of jobs act. When, in several places, the bill called for the creation of an "Internet website" to allow Americans to find and sign up for new health insurance coverage, it opened the tap on hundreds of millions of dollars that would eventually...
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HealthCare.gov computing change puzzles IT experts
By Virgil Dickson | August 27, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The CMS is planning on a change in data-hosting tactics as it seeks a new contractor to run HealthCare.gov. The agency expects the change will help avoid glitches in the exchange site operations but some IT professionals are scratching their heads about whether it will actually help.
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HealthCare.gov to be run by Connecticut exchange leader
By Darius Tahir | August 26, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The leader of one of the most successful state-based insurance exchanges will head to Washington to become CEO of the federal marketplace. The CMS named Connecticut's Kevin Counihan to the newly created post on Tuesday.
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Vital Signs
Southern opposition to Obamacare not monolithic, could change, new report says
By Paul Demko | August 25, 2014
The South has been a hotbed of opposition to Obamacare with the vast majority of states there opting not to expand Medicaid or establish state-based exchanges, two pillars of the federal healthcare law.
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