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Senators grill Obamacare administrator over healthcare.gov
Senators grill Obamacare administrator over healthcare.gov

WASHINGTON -- The top Obamacare administrator told a Senate committee that setbacks will not hamper overall enrollment in the Affordable Care Act, which she said was expected to start slowly and then grow before the 2014 deadline to carry insurance coverage. Democrats joined Republicans on Tuesday grilling Marilyn Tavenner, the chief of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which is overseeing the website for the Health and Human Services Department. “There has been fear, doubt and a crisis of confidence,” said Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.). Officials have worried that if uninsured Americans decline to purchase insurance policies through the online...

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