You Have Extra Time to Sign Up for Obamacare Plans

Americans who couldn’t enroll in federal Obamacare insurance plans over the weekend because of computer glitches or long waits will now have until next Sunday to sign up, federal officials announced early Monday. “We are pleased that the vast majority of consumers were able to apply and pick a plan through or its call […]

Fifty Percent of Households Will Not Use Online Exchanges

The Washington Times (11/4, Howell) reports that more than half of US households that used an ACA health insurance exchange last year said they will not do so again in the upcoming open enrollment period, according to a survey released Monday., which sponsored the survey “said 51 percent don’t want to use or […]

New IRS Forms for Tax Credits

If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama’s law this year, you’ll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring. Some tax professionals are worried that federal and state insurance marketplaces won’t be able to get those forms out in time, creating the risk of […]

The Obama Administration Hires Google Professional

Faced with the politically devastating collapse of last year, President Obama’s White House staff lured Mikey Dickerson away from Google to save the day. Mr. Dickerson will lead a new government team that is intended to identify and fix the government’s other failing computer systems and websites, officials said Monday. The decision to hire […]

No Need to Visit to Renew Insurance

The Obama administration announced Thursday that most people would be able to renew subsidized health insurance coverage without filing an application and without going back to, the website that frustrated millions of consumers last fall. But some people will have to go into the marketplace again — if, for example, their income has changed […]

Kathleen Sebelius Resigns as Health Secretary

After a storm of criticism for a poor launch of the website, Kathleen Sebelius has resigned. President Obama will appoint Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the Director of the Office Management and Budget. To read more, click here. Jeffrey R. Ungvary President