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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks about the Affordable Care Act during her visit to Community Health and Social Services Center (CHASS) on Nov. 15, 2013 in Detroit, Mich. (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Sebelius: ‘Relatively Small Number Of People’ Wanted To Keep Canceled Health Plans

President Barack Obama’s top health care official said Friday that the number of people wanting to keep insurance policies that were canceled because of the federal health overhaul is small, but they have valid concerns that the administration is addressing.

11/15/2013

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gap In Those Who Do, Do Not Support ACA Is ‘Largest Gallup Has Measured’

A recent Gallup poll indicates that only 40 percent of people throughout the United States approve of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform law, known also as Obamacare.

11/14/2013

Operators of @mycancellation say Twitter has suspended the account three times. (Getty Images)

Report: Twitter Suspends Account Critical Of Obamacare

Twitter is coming under fire from conservative groups for reportedly cancelling an account of people showing their insurance cancellation letters.

11/06/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at the 68th United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 24, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

President Obama Promotes Health Exchanges Ahead Of Kickoff

President Barack Obama is promoting the benefits of his health care law before new insurance exchanges open for business next week.

09/26/2013

Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama's proposed military intervention in Syria. The Wyoming Republican, a member of the panel, said it was still meeting on the resolution. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Warns Americans Of Health Care ‘Sticker Shock’

Republicans are using their weekly radio and Internet address to focus on health insurance costs under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul.

09/07/2013

File photo of the intersection at Pennsylvania Avenue and 17th Street. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Drivers Get in More Accidents Than Drivers in Any Other Large City

D.C. drivers are about 109 percent more likely to get into an auto collision than drivers in the country’s other largest cities.

08/28/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

Glossary Of Insurance Terms

Deductibles, Co-Pays & Other Policy Jargon This glossary includes many commonly used insurance and insurance-related terms. It is not an exhaustive list and only meant as an educational or informational aid. Terms, or definitions, as […]

08/07/2013

The GOP-run House Energy and Commerce Committee hears from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday about the troubled launch of healthcare.gov, the online portal access insurance exchanges. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sebelius: Call It ‘Obamacare’ If That Helps Uninsured Sign Up

Just eight weeks remain before uninsured Americans can start shopping online for subsidized health insurance under the president’s overhaul.

08/05/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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