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  • California health exchange is hesitant to extend canceled policies

     California health exchange is hesitant to extend canceled policies
    California's health insurance exchange remained hesitant to embrace a controversial request from President Obama to extend canceled insurance policies for another year. The state exchange, called Covered California, said Monday that it won't decide...
  • Many who enrolled in health plans still await confirmation

    Many who enrolled in health plans still await confirmation
    Thousands of Californians have overcome long waits and website glitches to sign up for Obamacare insurance, but now enrollment snags may prevent some of them from actually having coverage starting Jan. 1. Some people who picked a health plan as far back...
  • Celebrities and social media promote healthcare enrollment

    Celebrities and social media promote healthcare enrollment
    It was just last week when officials at the state's health insurance exchange, Covered California, gave the green light to Obama impersonator Iman Crosson to come up with a rap song to sell young people on the virtues of Obamacare. The turnaround was...
  • White House: Healthcare law has helped improve cost picture

    White House: Healthcare law has helped improve cost picture
    WASHINGTON – President Obama's signature healthcare law has helped slow the pace of cost increases in healthcare, a senior administration official told reporters Monday as the White House continued to press its campaign to defend the law. The...
  • Immigrant healthcare bills stump House group

    WASHINGTON -- Differences over whether immigrants should be deported for failing to have health insurance or pay their healthcare bills have stalled a bipartisan group of House lawmakers, who blew past a self-imposed Thursday deadline as they pressed...
  • S.F. grudgingly backs Kaiser rate hike for public workers

    SAN FRANCISCO — Officials who oversee the healthcare plans that cover San Francisco public employees this week excoriated Kaiser executives for failing to adequately explain a proposed rate increase but ultimately voted to back it. The city's...
  • Obama to ask business leaders for help in budget talks with GOP

    Obama to ask business leaders for help in budget talks with GOP
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama will try to enlist help from business leaders in his standoff with congressional Republicans over government spending and a looming vote to raise the debt limit, a White House official said. At a meeting with the Business...
  • California exchange overstated its Web traffic for Obamacare launch

    California exchange overstated its Web traffic for Obamacare launch
    California's health insurance exchange vastly overstated the number of online hits it received Tuesday during the rollout of Obamacare. State officials said the Covered California website got 645,000 hits during the first day of enrollment, far fewer...
  • Online firms to help enroll people in Obamacare, but not in California

    The nation's biggest online seller of health insurance has joined forces with the federal government to enroll people across the country in Obamacare, but EHealth Inc. won't be signing up any Californians. The state's new insurance exchange, Covered...
  • Boehner's push for House budget compromise falters

    Boehner's push for House budget compromise falters
    WASHINGTON — A frantic day of legislative maneuvering ended in futility for Speaker John A. Boehner on Tuesday, as the most conservative members of the House refused to back his proposed compromise to end the standoff over the federal budget....
  • Obama: Healthcare as easy as online shopping

    Obama: Healthcare as easy as online shopping
    President Obama says his Affordable Care Act is about to make health insurance cheaper than the average cellphone bill and as easy to get as “a plane ticket on Kayak.” In a pitch to community college students in suburban Maryland on Thursday...