| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:45 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:08 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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.
| May 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:59 PM
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.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:53 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
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...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:20 PM
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....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:41 AM
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...