White House: No quick fix if court kills health subsidies

By Associated Press  |  February 25, 2015

President Barack Obama's health secretary told Congress Tuesday that she has no administrative actions available to fix the "massive damage to our healthcare system" that would result should the Supreme Court invalidate federal subsidies that help millions of Americans buy healthcare coverage.

Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014: survey

Uninsured rate hit new low in 2014: survey

By Associated Press  |  February 24, 2015

The share of Americans without health insurance dropped to its lowest level in seven years in 2014 as President Barack Obama's overhaul took full effect, according to an extensive survey released Tuesday.

Governors: No clear plan if healthcare subsidies fall

By Associated Press  |  February 22, 2015

One thing was clear this weekend as the nation's governors gathered in Washington: If the U.S. Supreme Court sides with opponents of the president's healthcare overhaul, many states that could be affected are not prepared for the fallout.

Rate battle peaks as Advantage plans grow

Rate battle peaks as Advantage plans grow

By Bob Herman  |  February 20, 2015

Paula Ercolini is one of about 1.8 million seniors who are part of a Medicare Advantage advocacy group that is blitzing the airwaves and putting pressure on the Obama administration and Congress.

Developing a cybersecurity arsenal: the president adds a new weapon

By Joseph Conn  |  February 18, 2015

Be prepared for a new acronym, ISAOs, to join the myriad others in the world of healthcare technology, thanks to President Barack Obama's new cybersecurity executive order. But ISAOs are far from the only weapon healthcare IT needs to thwart cyberattacks.

White House: Health law sign-ups top 11M

White House: Health law sign-ups top 11M

By Associated Press  |  February 17, 2015

The White House estimates that more than 11 million people signed up for subsidized private health insurance under President Barack Obama's law this year.

Flurry of sign-ups at health law deadline; web glitch fixed

By Associated Press  |  February 15, 2015

After a computer glitch got patched up, supporters of President Barack Obama's healthcare law were out in force Sunday trying to get uninsured people signed up by the official deadline for 2015 coverage.

Round 2: No win for the ACA

Round 2: No win for the ACA

By Merrill Goozner  |  February 14, 2015

Forget the smiley face the administration will put on the final numbers from the Affordable Care Act open-enrollment season that just ended. Sign-ups are lagging far behind original projections. And with the political and legal landscape littered with landmines, it's not going to get any easier.

Utah lawmakers to weigh competing Medicaid plans

By Associated Press  |  February 07, 2015

How much money is the state able and willing to spend to help thousands of Utah's uninsured poor get health coverage? That's the question Utah lawmakers will be asking next week as they dive into competing proposals to expand Medicaid in the state.

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