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Percentage of Uninsured Historically Low

September 13, 2016

The number of uninsured people in the U.S. remained at a historic low in early 2016, according to a federal survey that found 8.6% of respondents without health coverage at the time of the interview. Read More

Obama Pledges Redoubled Efforts to Make Health Law Successful

September 13, 2016

President Barack Obama made a personal bid Monday to shore up his signature health law as it heads into its final test of his administration, urging insurers selling plans on HealthCare.gov to stay the course and pledging redoubled efforts by the government to make the law a success. Read More

U.S. Health Law Faces Critical Year

September 13, 2016

Significant spikes in premiums, insurer dropouts and persistently low enrollment numbers are combining to make this fall’s sign-up period a crossroads for the Obama administration’s signature health law. Read More

Burwell Says HHS Trying To Bring More Insurers Into Marketplaces

September 6, 2016

Federal officials continue to make operational adjustments in the health law marketplaces and meet with some insurers to encourage them to offer more plans in areas of the country that are forecast to be low on competition following the withdrawal of some major insurers for 2017, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said Thursday. Read More

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