I’m a 26-year-old with a solid health insurance plan, but getting the implant was still a giant pain in the ass.
In the final hours of 2015 open enrollment of the Affordable Care Act, a high call volume leads to a waitlist, and assurances that they could still sign up for coverage. UPDATE: Obama administration extends deadline for people unable to complete registrations.
“The survey was posted in error and it was pulled down as soon as it was discovered,” a Facebook official tells BuzzFeed News.
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, the president had harsh words for the company, which is strictly limiting the hours of part-time workers as the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate kicks in.
In the BuzzFeed News interview with President Barack Obama, the president celebrates Obamacare and marriage equality, blasts Vladimir Putin and Staples, and sets down a marker for Hillary Clinton.
In 2015, an Affordable Care Act provision requiring large employers to offer health insurance to staff working more than 30 hours a week kicked into effect. Now, some part-time staff at Staples say management has become extra vigilant about limiting their hours.
Marlon Marshall, a field operative with ties to the person who could manage a Clinton campaign, is leaving his role as a key White House aide.
Speaker John Boehner has been threatening to sue the Obama administration since July over alleged abuses of power related to the rollout of the health care law.
John Hodgman called the man often cited as the architect of the Affordable Care Act “a bath water creep.” Update: Hodgman responds on Tumblr.
The latest Jonathan Gruber video is less inflammatory, but speaks to a fundamental question about Obamacare: Should Americans get health insurance from their employers?
“If you looked up ‘stupid’ in dictionary, you’d find Gruber’s picture.”
Health care frees drivers from “The Man.”
Economist Jonathan Gruber made the controversial comments at several different academic events. The White House says it disagrees with the remarks, and “they’re simply not true.”
Say it with tiny flexing arms and mortarboards.
The Department Of Health And Human Services says this time, it’s going to work.
The move will affect 2% of the company’s U.S. workforce, Walmart said on its blog today. Walmart is the nation’s largest employer.
A hacker installed malware on a HealthCare.gov server in July, but it doesn’t appear that private data was a target.
A poll found 53% of Americans now have an unfavorable opinion of the Affordable Care Act — the largest percentage in the survey’s four-year history.
When life hands you haters, make haterade.
In a 5-4 decision, the justices ruled that the contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act violates some employers’ religious freedom.
Since the start of this year, many people with HIV have seen the out-of-pocket costs of their medications skyrocket. And advocates argue it’s not just price-gouging, but a blatant attempt by insurance companies to discriminate against patients who need expensive treatments.
“We are an independent statistical agency,” says a top Census official.
The Census just changed the way it measures the number of Americans who have health insurance. Observers have wanted the changes for years.
Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of health and human services, is stepping down following the botched rollout of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
President Obama warned that increased traffic could kill HealthCare.gov on the last day of enrollment at a Telemundo town hall.
No matter what, it’ll take some cooperation from the White House. “Let’s not spend 90 minutes pissing on Obamacare,” one AFL-CIO leader said at a recent New York event on health care.
“Site visits are around a third higher than yesterday at the same time,” says a source. “Not saying the video did that, just stating the fact.”
Valentine’s Day offers a look at Obamacare allies’ efforts to woo young men to health insurance through the women in their lives.
A senior administration official dismisses Republican gloating over a Congressional Budget Office report, saying it doesn’t prove the Affordable Care Act hurts the job market.
Exclusive new dial testing from the State of the Union night explains why the White House is increasingly confident about the Affordable Care Act and may help explain why some Republicans have dropped their “repeal at all costs” rhetoric.