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An internal government memo obtained by The Associated Press shows administration officials were concerned that a lack of testing posed a "high" security risk for President Barack Obama's new health insurance website. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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.

10/30/2013

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Md. Submits Plan to Update All-payer Health System

Maryland has submitted a plan to the federal government to modernize the state’s all-payer rate setting system for hospital services, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Friday.

10/11/2013

Warning to seniors on Medicare: If someone asks for your personal information for a state insurance exchange under the new health care law, he's probably a crook. Those exchanges don't apply to seniors. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Feds Warn ‘Obamacare’ Will Create New Scam Artists, Info Thieves

Warning to seniors on Medicare: If someone asks for your personal information for a state insurance exchange under the new health care law, he’s probably a crook. Those exchanges don’t apply to seniors.

09/18/2013

A new government study says that federal health care and retirement programs threaten to overwhelm the federal budget and harm the economy in coming decades unless Washington finds the political will to restrain their inexorable growth. The long-term pressures promise to quickly reverse recent improvements in the deficit. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Study: Current Federal Government Growth Will Overwhelm Long-Term US Budget

A new government study says that federal health care and retirement programs threaten to overwhelm the federal budget and harm the economy in coming decades unless Washington finds the political will to restrain their inexorable growth. The long-term pressures promise to quickly reverse recent improvements in the deficit.

09/17/2013

President Barack Obama hosts an Iftar dinner celebrating Ramadan in the State Dining Room of the White House on July 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

White House Recruiting Religious Leaders To Push ‘Obamacare’

Religion and the nation’s new health law haven’t exactly been viewed as friendly partners in the public eye, with most of the attention focused on religious employers’ objections to covering the cost of birth control.

08/09/2013

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Obama Administration: Medicare Drug Premiums To Inch Up In 2014

The Obama administration says the average monthly premium for Medicare prescription drug plans will inch up by $1 next year, to $31.

07/30/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Seniors & The ACA

In 1965, health care coverage for seniors in America changed dramatically with the passage of Medicare, and largely remained unchanged until 2010, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. […]

06/17/2013

Conservative Republican legislators in major states are trying to block efforts by more pragmatic governors of their own party to accept health insurance for more low-income residents under President Barack Obama's health care law. (TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Republicans Battle ‘Obamacare’ Expansion At State Level

It’s Republican vs. Republican in the latest round of political battles over health care.

06/01/2013

The government said Friday that Medicare's giant hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than projected last year, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund remained unchanged at 2033. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trustees: Baby Boomers Will Exhaust Medicare Trust Fund By 2026

The government said Friday that Medicare’s giant hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than projected last year, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund remained unchanged at 2033.

05/31/2013

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