Medicare Chief Who Ran Health Care Rollout ResignsMedicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage.
Obama Administration Drops Proposals For Medicare ChangesThe Obama administration says it's pulling the plug on proposed changes to the Medicare prescription program that ran into strong opposition on Capitol Hill.
White House Won't Say If It Will Support Legislation For People Who Want To Keep Health PlanA senior government official declined to say Tuesday if the administration will support legislation to fulfill President Barack Obama's oft-stated promise that anyone who likes their health care plan will be able to keep it under the nation's new law.
Memo: Healthcare.gov Had Security Risks At Launch Four days before the Healthcare.gov website went live, a memo warned there were security risks with the coding.
Four Days Before Launch Health Care Website Had 'Inherent Security Risks'Just four days before the healthcare.gov site went live, a Center for Medicare and Medical Services (CMS) memo indicated that the site had "inherent security risks" because security testing on the site was on partially completed.
Medicare Chief Expected Initial Obamacare Enrollment Numbers To Be SmallWhile the Obama administration was expecting a large number of uninsured Americans to enroll in the new health care system in its first month, the Medicare chief was forecasting numbers far lower.
Medicare Chief Apologizes For Obamacare Woes, Refuses Release Of Enrollment Numbers"I want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should," Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner said as she began her testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee. It was the most direct mea culpa yet from a top administration official.