All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kathleen Sebelius’

Kathleen Sebelius Says She Told Obama Staying “Wasn’t an Option”

Kathleen Sebelius, who resigned last week as U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary, said on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday that she made the decision to leave and told President Barack Obama last month that staying “wasn’t an option.” Sebelius’ appearance on Meet the Press was her first interview since the White House announced her resignation Friday. She said …

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Kathleen Sebelius Resigns As HHS Secretary; Budget Secretary To Take Her Place

White house officials announced the resignation of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who stepped down following the six-month open enrollment period of Obamacare. Last Sunday, Sebelius denied rumors that she was pressured to leave her post because of issues with the Affordable Care Act’s implementation. In a ceremony held at the White House Rose Garden on Friday, President …

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Kathleen Sebelius Talks Failed Obamacare Rollout

For Kathleen Sebelius, the Health and Human Services Secretary who just resigned, the date of Dec.1 was a scary one. Why? Because that was the relaunch date for HealthCare.gov, since the initial launch of Oct.1 failed so miserably. As most have heard by now, Sebelius was replaced by Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Director of the White House’s Office of Management …

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Kathleen Sebelius Resigns as Secretary of Health

Kathleen Sebelius will resign from her post as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, President Obama will announce today, the White House said. Sebelius, 65, will step down just after enrollment in President’s Obama healthcare program topped first-year goals.  A former Democratic governor of Kansas, Sebelius spent five years as secretary, and presided over one of …

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Health Insurance: Obama to Enforce Mental Health Rules

Just after President Barack Obama issued an apology to the people who have lost their healthcare coverage thanks to Obamacare, the Obama Administration has announced plans to implement new rules regarding mental health coverage. Five years ago, former president George W. Bush signed a law that guaranteed mental health parity, but it has taken half a decade for Obama to …

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Kathleen Sebelius Gets Roasted By Jon Stewart

Kathleen Sebelius is the Health and Human Services Secretary, and as a result of Obamacare recently going into effect, she has been put on the hot seat with Jon Stewart. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart certainly has a reputation of teasing and poking fun at celebrities, politicians, and all sorts of other issues in our culture, and this episode …

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Obamacare Fines: Not Prohibitive for Some

WIth less than a week to go before Americans can start signing up for and buying health insurance through exchanges provided by the controversial Affordable Care Act (ACA), many are seeking to understand the penalties that will be levied on those who opt to go without insurance. The enrollment period opens up October 1 and continues through the end of …

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