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Certified Enrollment Specialist, Marlene Nesmith, waits on the HealthCare. gov website that reads, "HealthCare.gov has a lot of visitors right now!" as she waits for it to allow her entry into the Affordable Care Act website at a Miami Enrollment Assistance Center on Dec. 20, 2013 in Miami, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Doctor’s Office Spends 2 Hours On Hold With Health Insurer For Patient’s Surgery Authorization

The new year brought relief to some Illinois patients newly insured under the nation’s health care law. Others still weren’t sure whether they were covered, despite their best efforts to navigate the often-balky new system.

01/03/2014

A conservative think tank says the White House pushed Obamacare regulations through the system too quickly. (Getty Images)

Marketing Efforts to Uninsured Youth Ramp Up

The so-called “young invincibles” are so important to the success of the Affordable Care Act that supporters and detractors are spending millions to reach them with racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements. The president is even (gasp) asking their mothers to help convince them to sign up for insurance.

01/01/2014

File photo of a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Dept. Of Human Services Tells Nearly 16,000 Iowans To Reapply For Obamacare

Thousands of Iowans who applied for health insurance through the federal government website may not have coverage on Jan. 1 because of a delay in paperwork.

12/30/2013

File photo of a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Health Market Surpasses 1 Million Signups

A December surge propelled health care sign-ups through the government’s rehabilitated website past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said Sunday, reflecting new signs of life for the problem-plagued federal insurance exchange.

12/29/2013

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Insurance Guide: 3 Next Steps For Enrollees

The Christmas Eve deadline to enroll via HealthCare.gov for health care insurance that starts Jan. 1 has passed.

12/25/2013

File photo of a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Extends Deadline For Signing Up For Obamacare By A Day

Monday’s deadline for signing up for insurance under the new health care law has effectively been extended through Tuesday in case of heavy demand on the government website.

12/23/2013

Problems with the government's main health care overhaul website carry a bigger risk than frequent crashes: Higher prices could follow for many Americans if technical troubles scare off young people. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Continued Troubles With Healthcare.gov May Drive Up Costs

Problems with the government’s main health care overhaul website carry a bigger risk than frequent crashes: Higher prices could follow for many Americans if technical troubles scare off young people.

12/19/2013

In this handout provided by Microsoft, Kurt DelBene, President of Microsoft Office Division, left, and Neil Stevens, Vice President and General Manager of Skype Global Consumer attend a news conference about Microsoft's purchase of Skype on May 10, 2011 in London, England. (credit: JSang Tan/Microsoft via Getty Images)

White House Taps Microsoft Executive To Run Obamacare Website

A Microsoft executive has been tapped to run HealthCare.gov.

12/17/2013

President Barack Obama is meeting Tuesday with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Wish Things Were That Ruthlessly Efficient’

President Barack Obama is meeting Tuesday with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple.

12/17/2013

Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama's health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage for the uninsured has gone poorly.  (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Insured Americans Blame Obamacare For Rising Premiums

Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage for the uninsured has gone poorly.

12/15/2013

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