Top health insurance companies told members of Congress Wednesday that more than 80 percent of people who've signed up under the president's new health care law have gone on to pay their premiums — a necessary step for the enrollment figures touted by the Obama administration to hold up.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday announced that 217,492 Illinoisans signed up for private health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by the end of the first enrollment period, beating federal government expectations.
Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare" health plan.
President Barack Obama's new nominee for health secretary drew some early political fire from Republicans on Sunday in what could foreshadow a stormy election-year confirmation debate in the U.S. Senate over the future of the law known as Obamacare.
Kathleen Sebelius, the top U.S. official who oversaw the badly managed rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reforms, has resigned, a senior administration official said on Thursday.