Monthly Archives: December 2013

Official In Charge Of Creating HealthCare.gov Steps Down

Michelle Snyder, the official who oversaw the creation of the problem-plagued HealthCare.gov website, is retiring. In a statement on Monday,… Continue reading »

The Number 6 Says It All About The HealthCare.gov Rollout

iStockphoto When it comes to health care, the rollout of the Affordable Care Act was supposed to be measured in… Continue reading »

Iowa Opens The Doors To Medicaid Coverage, On Its Own Terms

iStockphoto At the Central Iowa Shelter and Services in Des Moines, Iowa, health insurance navigator Andrea Pearce stood in a… Continue reading »

A Texas Social Worker Weighs Her Insurance Options

i i hide captionTammy Boudreaux (right) with her partner, Laura Perez. Boudreaux is weighing the cost and benefits of purchasing… Continue reading »

Colorado Takes Health Plans To People Shopping For Groceries

Despite White House and state efforts to promote the Affordable Care Act, some people still don’t have health insurance, or… Continue reading »

Feds Drop Mandate For People Whose Insurance Was Canceled

Only hours before the deadline to sign up for health insurance that will begin Jan. 1, the Obama administration has… Continue reading »

15-Year-Old Wants Braces: Will Obamacare Cover Them?

i i hide captionHey, Mom, can I get braces like that guy? iStockphoto Hey, Mom, can I get braces like… Continue reading »

New York’s Insurance Exchange Readies For Holiday Rush

Enlarge image i Joey Cappuccitti, who works at a Maximus call center, talks with a person looking for help with… Continue reading »

Despite Big Market In Florida, Obamacare Is A Hard Sell

Enlarge image i Enroll America outreach workers talk to congregants at the Mt. Calvary Church in Jacksonville, Fla. Eric Whitney… Continue reading »

High Insurance Rates Anger Some Ski-Country Coloradans

Early December brought a foot of fresh powder to the resorts of Vail, Colo., but some residents are still steaming…. Continue reading »