All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Obamacare’

Obamacare Website: Will It Be Ready By Saturday For A Surge In Use?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) website has been nothing but troublesome since its launch October 1st for those trying to gain access to affordable health insurance. The problems were many, from the site being completely shut down, to freezing and taking an extremely long time to access applications and other information. When the Obama Administration hired Jeffrey Zients to fix …

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Obamacare Delayed: 2015 Enrollment Will Now Start After 2014 Elections

After a slow start to the enrollment of Obamacare, the Obama administration is set to delay enrollment for 2015 by one month from October 15 to November 15. This means that while the 2015 enrollment period had been set to begin Oct. 15, 2014 and end Dec. 7, it will now begin Nov. 15, 2014, and end Jan. 15, 2015. …

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ObamaCare: White House Says Delay Helps Insurers

The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare, will see a delay in its second enrollment next year. Formerly slated to begin on October 15, 2014, it will now begin a month later on November 15th instead. White House spokesman Jay Carney denies that the push is for tactical purposes, although it causes one to notice that the administration pushed …

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Health Exchange Sites Receiving Poor Reviews From Uninsured

Though only 21% of uninsured Americans have visited new healthcare exchange websites, a vast majority of them are having negative experiences with them. This is according to a new Gallup poll that shows nearly two-thirds (63%) of uninsured Americans who have visited healthcare exchange sites have had a negative experience with them. The poll surveyed over 1,500 uninsured Americans about …

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Nancy Pelosi: Democrats “Stand Tall” for Obamacare

At a time when some Democratic leaders are expressing dissatisfaction with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, and others appear to be poised to jump from a sinking ship, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday to defend the ACA and insist that Democrats still support Obamacare. Pelosi denied that Democrats are …

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Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will ‘Stand Tall’ in Support of Obamacare

As suspected, the talk around Washington DC is the loss of the presidents approval ratings. As Fox News put it, “President Obama’s approval rating has dropped to 39 percent amid the problems plaguing the ObamaCare rollout, according to a new poll by Quinnipiac University released Tuesday.” But House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says different, in an interview Sunday on NBC’s …

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HealthCare.gov Better, But Initial Problems Persist

The Affordable Health Care Act website at HealthCare.gov has been the talk of the town, with endless chatter of frustration, anger and downright shock at the failure of an operating website for the public to take advantage of the new health care act. One in five Americans who wanted to sign up for heath insurance found it nearly impossible. The …

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HealthCare.gov Aims to Sign Up 4 of 5 Americans

The Washington Post reported today that the Affordable Care Act’s primary website, HealthCare.gov, will be capable of getting 80 percent of Americans on an insurance plan, but that still leaves 20 percent who will remain without insurance. According to the best-case scenario from the Obama administration, those 20 percent will be unable to purchase insurance online because of either their …

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Obamacare Starting To Look Like A Failure

Obamacare is starting to look like a big failure thanks to his own administration glitches and overblown promises.  The latest embarrassment  to the Obama administration came on Friday when 39 house Democrats sided with the Republicans to vote for a proposed fix to canceled insurance policies under Obamacare. The ‘fix‘ is seen by many analysts as a temporary solution to …

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Obama Nominates Dr. Vivek Murthy as the Next U.S. Surgeon General

On Thursday night, the White House announced President Obama’s nomination for the next U.S. Surgeon General. The ideal nominee, Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, is the co-founder and president of Doctors for America, a group that has been supporting and promoting Obama’s health care law. According to Reuters, the organization’s website states how “Doctors for America is a group of 15,000 physicians …

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Obama Makes Announcement on ACA Fix

President Obama announced a new proposition for a fix to the issue that has lost many Americans the insurance that they were perfectly fine with, and has even his own party turning against him, according to the New York Times. The fix could not come a moment too soon for the President, as Democrats have been expressing some frustrations over …

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Americans Souring on Obamacare, Shows Poll

Over one month on from its debut, the U.S. government’s healthcare.gov website is still suffering from technical problems. Though Americans largely blamed Republicans for shutting down the U.S. government in protest over the Affordable Care Act (colloquilly known as “Obamacare”) in early October, it seems now that Republicans could have made more progress opposing the legislation by simply letting the …

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