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Affordable Care Act

Protesters clash at a March For Life rally in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

State Says Insurers Must Cover Elective Abortions

Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.

08/23/2014

Credit: Covered California

Federal Watchdog Report: California Health Exchange Has Problems With Verification

California’s marketplace for buying individual health insurance often failed to verify important personal information and resolve discrepancies in applications, a critical process in determining if people are eligible for taxpayer subsidies, a federal watchdog said Tuesday.

07/01/2014

Cover Oregon

Governor Considers Suing Oracle Over Cover Oregon Online Health Exchange Debacle

In a letter to Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Gov. John Kitzhaber said he has fired state managers in charge of Cover Oregon, and now it’s time to hold accountable the website’s main technology contractor.

05/30/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondent's Association Gala at the Washington Hilton hotel May 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA.COM

Obama Takes Humorous Jabs At Health Care Stumble

Little was sacred when President Barack Obama tossed out playful but pointed jokes Saturday night – not even his own health care plan.

05/03/2014

Health Care Tax

Despite Optimism, Obstacles Remain For Health Care

The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.

04/21/2014

Cover Oregon

Oracle: We’re Not To Blame For Cover Oregon’s Failed Launch

This assertion goes directly against what Oregon officials have told the public and independent investigators who reviewed the project: that Oracle was to blame because the tech giant’s staff regularly reassured the state that the portal was almost ready, asserting that the next release of the website would work.

04/16/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

1.2 Million Enroll In California Health Plans

California’s health exchange says more than 1.2 million Californians enrolled in private insurance plans by the initial deadline earlier this week.

04/03/2014

Covered California busy

Health Coverage Sign-Up Deadline Extended 2 Weeks

The initial enrollment period for getting subsidized health coverage may have passed, but California’s health insurance exchange is offering a two-week extension to accommodate the crush of last-minute applicants.

04/01/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadline Brings High Interest For Health Insurance

A blizzard, jammed phone lines and unreliable websites failed to stop throngs of procrastinating Americans from trying to sign up for health coverage by the midnight Monday deadline for President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy initiative.

04/01/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

California Makes Final Drive For Health Coverage

Whether it’s a chance for a subsidy or to avoid a tax penalty, Californians are making a last-minute dash to sign up for health coverage.

03/31/2014

Credit: Covered California

Covered California Sees Late Surge In Health Enrollment

California officials say they are seeing a late surge in the number of people signing up for health insurance coverage ahead of next week’s deadline — and they are encouraging more people to apply.

03/28/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

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