A hacker installed malware on a HealthCare.gov server in July, but it doesn’t appear that private data was a target.
After taking her son to a London hospital while on holiday, Dr Jen Gunter says there were no “Dementor-staffed death panels, Saxon-age medical equipment, and incompetent care”. Just high-quality treatment free at the point of use.
BuzzFeed obtained Bill Nye’s emails with the White House through a FOIA request. There is a science poem.
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.
Using the legal precedent set by the Hobby Lobby case, the Satanic Temple claimed a religious exemption to “informed consent” abortion laws.
The Republican governor talks immigration, same-sex marriage, and LeBron James at a conference in Nashville. A rare exchange with the national press.
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.
Conservative group Americans For Prosperity cut out the hospital and the governor of Colorado to show President Obama and Democratic Sen. Mark Udall looking sad together for a negative campaign ad. Update: AFP called the image “unfortunate.”
“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.
“When you see these cool hip athletes who love Obama so much, remember they’re doing it for the bucks,” said Republican Rep. Jack Kingston of Georgia said on NewsMax TV Friday. “They’re not doing it for the cause and they themselves are not even on Obamacare,” he added.
No word on how the website is doing.
Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of health and human services, is stepping down following the botched rollout of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
In the untamed world of online comment sections, no one is more vulnerable to criticism than doctors, who are restricted by confidentiality laws from defending themselves against even the most outlandish of claims. With patients increasingly dependent on internet marketplaces to find care — and increasingly prone to frustration — it’s the caregivers who get hurt.
A top White House official ventured to the Maryland offices of QSSI to share some bubbly as Obamacare enrollment hit a big milestone.
A “system isn’t available” message greeted many visitors to the problem-plagued website for several hours on the morning of March 31.
Now she’s desperately trying to get the photo taken down. What makes it even worse, she says, is that she signed up for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act and loves it. UPDATE — 7:51 p.m.: One of the pages, Right Wing News, has removed the image.
Plus Adam Scott steps into his “Step Brothers” character to bro down for a bit, a vet weighs in on when you should worry about your kitty’s cough, and an insane supercut of pop-culture references from “The Office.”
After a day-long planning session at their annual legislative conference, hundreds of union firefighters will take their issues directly to the Hill. Pensions, grant money, Obamacare.
No, really. An unorthodox new method for recruiting young people to Obamacare.
The president was speaking in a WebMD interview posted Friday where he commented that people “might end up having to switch doctors in part because they’re saving money” under Obamacare.
You know, besides “It’s not a tumor.”
“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.”
Funny or Die became the No. 1 referral site for HealthCare.gov in the hours after President Obama appeared on Zach Galifianakis’ web series, the administration says. The dignity of the presidency emerged unscathed too, according to Jay Carney.
The president asked viral video creators to help boost Obamacare enrollment ahead of the March 31 deadline at a White House summit last week.
Lower expectations — and reality — for the Obama administration. The HHS secretary walks back the 7 million enrollment target.
Valentine’s Day offers a look at Obamacare allies’ efforts to woo young men to health insurance through the women in their lives.
“Obviously, it’s unfortunate,” says one youth enrollment leader. The Obama administration is giving applicants who save applications on Feb. 15 extra time to work around downtime on the site.
“Is unemployment insurance going to turn an election? No. But it’s helping drive the conversation away from Obamacare,” one national Democrat said.