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  • Finally, a government agency tells Rep. Issa to stuff it

    Finally, a government agency tells Rep. Issa to stuff it
    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, is the would-be congressional guard dog whose investigative technique consists entirely of shooting first and asking questions never. The chairman of the House committee on oversight and investigation has finally been called on...
  • HHS Obamacare site emails

     
    As work on healthcare.gov backed up this summer, employees of the agency responsible for it started to raise alarms. In emails, they listed problems that included “seriously substandard staffing,” shoddy work and a lack of coordination between...
  • Saving Obamacare from the website disaster: A smart proposal

    Saving Obamacare from the website disaster: A smart proposal
    With dire reports of the Obamacare website's dysfunction rising by the hour--and the deadlines for signing up for insurance moving nearer by the day--the question on everyone's lips is: Has the time come to delay the individual mandate? Health...
  • Not a good enough Obamacare fix

     Not a good enough Obamacare fix
    Success! The Obama administration announced over the weekend that it had hit its deadline of Nov. 30 for HealthCare.gov. Of course, there were caveats. The site will still probably get buggy when there's a lot of traffic, which is why Health and Human...
  • Pictures in the News | October 30, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the nation's capital, where Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the...
  • Transient arrested in thefts of hospital laptops with patient files

    Transient arrested in thefts of hospital laptops with patient files
    Alhambra police arrested a transient Wednesday who detectives suspect stole two laptops containing 729,000 patient files from a hospital group's administration building. Christopher Lee Brown, 36, also known as Allen Marcous, was taken into custody at...
  • Davion Only and the foster care conundrum

    Davion Only and the foster care conundrum
    Born to a mother in prison, 15-year-old Davion Only has been in foster care all his life. Last month he walked into a church in St. Petersburg, Fla., and pleaded for a family of his own. "I'll take anyone," Davion said. "Old or young, dad or mom, black,...
  • Sebelius: Obama not told of Healthcare.gov problems before launch

    Sebelius: Obama not told of Healthcare.gov problems before launch
    WASHINGTON -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says President Obama did not know about the problems with the health insurance law website before its launch, and she is dodging questions about whether she will resign over the...
  • Transient sought in theft of laptops with 729,000 patients' records

    Transient sought in theft of laptops with 729,000 patients' records
    Alhambra police have issued an arrest warrant for a transient detectives believe stole two laptops from a hospital group's administration building that contained information on 729,000 patients. Sgt. Jerry Johnson said the department is searching for...
  • Medicare recipients, review your coverage to save money

    Medicare recipients, review your coverage to save money
    With all the publicity about enrolling people in Obamacare, it's easy to forget that enrollment is also underway for an entirely separate governmental health program: Medicare. Every year, the nation's 50 million Medicare beneficiaries have a chance...
  • The 'income verification' myth buried in the shutdown deal

    The 'income verification' myth buried in the shutdown deal
    The glittering new deal to end the government shutdown/debt ceiling crisis has one tiny sop to the Republicans. Let's hope they don't break their arms patting themselves on the back about it. The sop is a provision to tighten "income verification" for...