New Orleans New reports indicate that with a little more than a week before the President’s deadline, 30% or more of the healthcare.gov website is still being built. Currently though it is working much better, it is still unreliable, though the 800# along with paper applications are excellent alternatives for enrollment. Unfortunately, there are signs of [...]
New Orleans The headlines in all of the papers, local and national, are filled with handwringing about the worries of Democratic politicians and office holders in the wake of the difficult rollout of the Affordable Care Act to date. Before too many of these politicians throw Obamacare under the bus or jump over the cliff [...]
Little Rock For all of the criticism of the on-line tools and what Secretary of HHS Sebelius has now called the “debacle” of the web access for enrollment for the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, the 800 pound gorilla in the room is still sitting on the digital divide.
New Orleans There are obvious glitches in the Affordable Care Act that the politicians will handle.
One of them, as I’ve argued before, is going to be extending the deadline for enrollment to escape penalties past March 31, 2014, and that assumes that the government doesn’t waive the penalties entirely for the first year, which will more [...]
New Orleans Ignoring the sound and fury signifying nothing, enrollment under the Affordable Care Act for tens of millions of Americans, many of them uninsured, opens on October 1st at www.healthcare.gov on-line or using paper applications that may be downloaded or accessed through navigators or state insurance commission offices. You have to have a couple [...]
New York Finally, we have found an issue where the entire United States Senate is unanimous: Ted Cruz has to shut up! After wasting more than 21 hours on a Tea Party ego-trip rant about health insurance, Senator Ted Cruz from Texas, where there are 5 million uninsured, even voted, bizarrely, to silence himself. This [...]