One day after the Supreme Court's ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, an Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health panel of former politicians and administration officials agreed that a lot more work lies ahead -- in terms of further implementation, improving health care quality and especially the politics.
I hope we have improved our healthcare system significantly by that date. I hope the for-profit healthcare industry has gone the way of the Edsel. But whatever system we have, it will need to be called something. I like "Americare."
Jason Cherkis, Jesse Rifkin, Maxwell Tani and Jeffrey Young contributed reporting. WEST VIRGINIA On Dec. 15, 2010, Sebelius
The July 22 decision of a divided three-judge DC Federal Circuit Court panel invalidating the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) premium tax credits for anyone purchasing insurance on a Federal Exchange proves that you can "just make this stuff up."
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story said Burwell was deputy chief of staff for Jack Lew at the OMB. She was his
Although enrollments of young adults came in below the Obama administration's target, the prices on the health insurance
WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) - Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Barack Obama's nominee for U.S. health secretary, will
But Americans of all political stripes generally agreed that Sebelius' departure won't change how the health care law works
This was a week of reshuffling and resetting. On Friday, President Obama announced the resignation of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Yes, the Obamacare signup system was initially botched, but Sebelius also presided over a historic expansion of medical coverage, with the number of uninsured Americans having dropped to 2008 levels. On Thursday, David Letterman further shook up late night TV by announcing his replacement would be Stephen Colbert. As brilliant as he's been as 'Stephen Colbert,' it'll be exciting to see the full Colbert in action. Meanwhile, the Heartbleed computer bug reminded us how vulnerable we are to technology. As we take the time to strengthen our computer security by resetting passwords, we should also take the opportunity to fortify our inner strength and well-being by reminding ourselves to regularly 'consciously uncouple' from our ever-present devices.
This week was a big week for women's rights, as the Senate pushed for an Equal Pay Act to celebrate Equal Pay Day. It was filibustered, which just goes to show that one party cares about women's rights and one party clearly does not.
Talk about having to turn the page quickly. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius suffered an unexpected
News that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from her post sparked mixed reviews from Democratic