Kathleen Sebelius

  • Hamburg, 59, is one of the longest-serving FDA commissioners in the modern era. In a note to staff, Hamburg said it was "with very mixed emotions" that she planned to step down at the end of March and that her tenure as FDA chief "has been the most rewarding of my career." Stephen Ostroff, the FDA's chief scientist, will fill Hamburg's position until a new commissioner is...

  • FDA spokeswoman Stephanie Yao declined to comment. Hamburg, 59, is one of the longest-serving FDA commissioners in the modern era. Stephen Ostroff, the FDA's chief scientist, will fill Hamburg's position until a new commissioner is named, said a second person familiar with the matter.

  • *Medicaid expansion key part of Obama's healthcare reform. Up to a dozen states, including several led by Republicans, could move forward with plans to expand coverage under Medicaid after the November elections. Texas Governor Rick Perry once said expanding Medicaid would be similar to "adding a thousand people to the Titanic."

  • Obamacare launch 'terribly flawed': Sebelius Sunday, 13 Apr 2014 | 1:39 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the launch of the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces on October 1, 2013.  At right is Kathleen Sebelius.

    The Obama administration's timeline for having ready the new health care law's online sign-up system "was just flat out wrong"

  • Sebelius out, Burwell in  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned, and President Obama has nominated Office of Management and Budget Director's Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take over. CNBC's John Harwood provides perspective.

  • Obama turns corner with Burwell: Harwood  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reacts to President Obama's appointment of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Kathleen Sebelius as Health and Human Services Secretary, and discusses how it may impact elections.

  • Pres. Obama selects Sylvia Burwell for HHS Secretary  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    President Obama nominates Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Kathleen Sebelius as Secretary of Health and Human Services.

  • Sebelius out as HHS secretary  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the resignation of Kathleen Sebelius after the botched launch of President Obama's health care program.

  • Sebelius to resign as Health Secretary Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 6:27 PM ET
    Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary.

    Her resignation comes just days after the initial enrollment period for Obamacare ended.

  • A deluge of health insurance shoppers flooded Obamacare exchanges over the weekend and into Monday, rushing to beat the midnight enrollment deadline.

  • Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke Monday at Montclair State University, saying there would be no extension of the Obamacare enrollment deadline.

  • Diagnosing the Affordable Care Act: CEO  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    We expected to see some lumps and bumps in the rollout, says George Barrett, Cardinal Health CEO, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discussing how Obamacare is prompting change within the health care industry.

  • Watch out for late fees: No more Obamacare delays Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

    There will be no delay in penalty for missing the health care enrollment deadline, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said.

  • Controversy grows over potent pain drug Zohydro  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    Some medical experts and lawmakers are urging the FDA to reconsider its approval of the new narcotic painkiller Zohyrdo, reports CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan.

  • Doctors, hospitals brace for Obamacare confusion Wednesday, 1 Jan 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    Hospitals and medical practices are preparing for confusion and hassles as new insurance plans under President Obama's healthcare law take effect.

  • ACA: Hardship exemption safety net  Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 3:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the Obama administration's latest policy move that says consumers whose plans were cancelled will not face a penalties for not being insured in 2014, and they will have the option of buying a catastrophic plan.

  • Americans scramble to get coverage  Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 7:13 PM ET

    Jim Hoft, founder of thegatewaypundit.com, talks about having his health care coverage canceled under Obamacare.

  • HHS wants insurers to slide enrollment deadlines  Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 7:03 PM ET

    CNBC.com's Dan Mangan reports the latest developments with the Affordable Care Act.

  • The House GOP chief watchdog is accusing HSS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of "criminal obstruction." Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-CA), weighs in on the accusation.

  • Sebelius trying to have reformed study: Pro  Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    Discussing glitches with Obamacare exchanges, with Dan Mendelson, former OBM associate director for health, and CNBC contributor Robert Costa.