The Washington Post: HealthCare.gov defects leave many Americans eligible for Medicaid, CHIP without coverage

By Amy Goldstein and Juliet Eilperin,  More than 100,000 Americans who applied for insurance through HealthCare.gov and were told they are eligible for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) remain unenrolled because of lingering software defects in the federal online marketplace, according to federal and state health officials. To try to provide coverage to these people before they seek medical … Continue reading

The Hill: 275,000 to be invited to try HealthCare.gov again

By Rebecca Shabad   About 275,000 people across the country will receive emails over the next week inviting them to return to HealthCare.gov and sign up for insurance. Those people were “stuck” in the open enrollment process on the ObamaCare website after it first launched Oct. 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revealed Tuesday. … Continue reading

Washington Post: New problems emerge with health-care Web site; Sebelius acknowledges frustrations

By William Branigin and Sandhya Somashekhar,  New problems emerged Wednesday with the implementation of President Obama’s health-care law even as Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius assured lawmakers that “miserably frustrating” problems with a nearly month-old health-insurance Web site would soon be fixed. The Web site, HealthCare.gov, was down again most of the morning while Sebelius was testifying before … Continue reading

LA Times: Nearly 700,000 applications completed at healthcare.gov, officials say

By Kathleen Hennessey WASHINGTON — Nearly 700,000 applications for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act have been completed, administration officials said Thursday, although they would not release data on how many people successfully enrolled in insurance plans despite problems with the online marketplace. The updated figure comes as administration officials tried to respond to complaints … Continue reading

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