Kathleen Sebelius


  • Obamacare: How do we move forward?     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 9:47 AM ET

    Congressman Ralph Hall, (R-TX) asks Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, how large employers are supposed to cover their employees?

  • Is the privacy of the American people protected?     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 9:36 AM ET

    Rep Joe Barton, (R-TX) questions Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary about the security of Healthcare.gov. "We're not in Kansas anymore," Barton says.

  • Sebelius: 'Hold me accountable'     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 9:32 AM ET

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tells a congressional panel that she is ultimately responsible for problems with the Obamacare website.

  • "I apologize, I'm accountable to you for fixing these problems," says Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, testifying before a House hearing on tech glitches associated with signing up for Obamacare.

  • Medicare chief apologizes for Obamacare glitches Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 2:26 PM ET
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee.

    "I want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should," Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner tells Congress about the Obamacare website.

  • It's now crisis time for Obamacare Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 9:04 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Even if the website gets fixed by the end of November, as the White House promises, potentially bigger problems lie ahead.

  • Ben White, CNBC contributor, says the launch of the new health care initiative is in jeopardy, as technical glitches continue to plague the website.

  • Obamacare contractor promises: We'll fix it soon Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 11:42 AM ET
    Senior vice president of CGI Federal Cheryl Campbell (L) talks to group executive vice president for Optum/QSSI Andrew Slavitt prior to a hearing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act before the House Energy and Commerce Committee October 24, 2013.

    The main contractors responsible for the Healthcare.gov site say the administration shares responsibility for snags that crippled the system.

  • Tweaking Obamacare     Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 8:14 AM ET

    Joel Ario, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, says it could take about a month to fix the computer glitches in the Affordable Care Act.

  • Fixing Obamacare's 'weird' glitch     Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Thomas Miller, American Enterprise Institute, and Igor Volsky, ThinkProgress.org, discuss the administration's plan to move the deadline for the Affordable Care Act so tech problems associated with signing up for the plan can be solved.

  • Tech glitches delay Obamacare     Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    The White House is considering giving people more time to sign up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act so the administration can fix tech problems, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • White House admits key flaw in Obamacare website Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 6:38 PM ET

    For the first time, White House officials identified a key flaw crippling Obamacare enrollment on the HealthCare.gov website.

  • Boehner steps up attack on Obamacare     Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports House Speaker John Boehner is stepping up his attack on the Affordable Care Act and the possibility Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius may be called to testify.

  • Shutdown and default: Four factors put us here Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner

    Four structural factors helped push the U.S. into this government shutdown, and now facing potential default.

  • Jon Stewart roasts Obamacare boss Sebelius Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 12:50 PM ET
    Kathleen Sebelius and Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show"

    Jon Stewart has issues about Obamacare and he let Kathleen Sebelius know about them on "The Daily Show."

  • Some Republicans See New Obama-Linked Scandal Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 2:04 AM ET
    Kathleen Sebelius

    Republicans target Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her soliciting of funds on behalf of a non-profit group, called Enroll America, from two private entities.

  • US to Raise Medicare Advantage Payment Rate Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 6:07 AM ET

    Following intense lobbying from the health insurance industry and members of Congress, the U.S. government said it will increase the payment rate for health insurers that offer coverage through the popular Medicare Advantage program.

  • Pa. health-insurance exchange plan stalls Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 10:04 AM ET

    HARRISBURG, Pa.-- A state-run health insurance exchange is unlikely to be ready for a scheduled January 2014 rollout, Pennsylvania's top insurance regulator said Wednesday.

  • Lawmakers seek more regulation of compounded drugs Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 6:45 PM ET

    WASHINGTON-- Two Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for stricter federal oversight of compounding pharmacies in the wake a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injections made by a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 4- Ninety-one people including doctors, nurses and other medical professionals were charged criminally in a new sweep of Medicare fraud involving seven U.S. cities and $430 million in alleged false billing, officials said on Thursday.