Although multiple problems have snarled the rollout of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, it’s hardly the first time a new, sprawling government program has been beset by early technical glitches, political hostility and gloom-and-doom denouncements.
Thousands of Illinois residents with high medication costs are seeing some gains from a provision of the Affordable Care Act.
Tony Trenkle, the man who oversaw Healthcare.gov, is resigning.
Four days before the Healthcare.gov website went live, a memo warned there were security risks with the coding.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Obama administration says the average monthly premium for Medicare prescription drug plans will inch up by $1 next year, to $31.