CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is testifying in front of a House panel on the future of Obamacare.» Read More
Congressman Mike Rogers, (R-MI) asks Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, if any end to end security tests have been conducted since Healthcare.gov went live?
Rep. Lee Terry, (R-NE) asks Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, if she has any data on how many people have tried to enroll but were not able to.
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- Two weeks was not enough time to test the overall federal health insurance exchange website that launched on Oct. 1, the top U.S. healthcare official told lawmakers on Wednesday.
Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., asks Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius if Republican tactics have affected her ability to implement Obamacare.
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday said she is responsible for the technical problems plaguing healthcare.gov, the federal website for the healthcare law's insurance marketplace.
Congressman Ralph Hall, (R-TX) asks Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services secretary, how large employers are supposed to cover their employees?
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.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius tells a congressional panel that she is ultimately responsible for problems with the Obamacare website.
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday apologized to Americans for the flawed launch of the federal government's healthcare insurance website. I apologize, "she told the public at a House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee panel hearing.
"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.
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- President Barack Obama is facing fresh attacks for his pledge that Americans who like their current healthcare plans can keep them under Obamacare, as reports pile up of thousands of Americans facing cancellation notices.
"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.
Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said the website faces "complex technical issues" four weeks after it opened for enrollment. House of Representatives Ways& Means Committee is the Obama administration's first formal statement to Congress about the challenges facing Healthcare.gov.
WASHINGTON, Oct 29- American consumers' initial experience on the Obamacare website Healthcare.gov has been inadequate and unacceptable, a key administration official overseeing the troubled launch told a congressional panel on Tuesday.
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.
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 27- A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law went down on Sunday, halting online enrollment for all 50 states in the latest problem to hit the program's troubled rollout.
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 27- A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law went down on Sunday, the U.S. government said, in the latest problem for the "Obamacare" rollout.
She will face Republicans eager to prove, thus far unsuccessfully, that the White House orchestrated decisions that may have stalled the system. The White House has scrambled to fix technical issues and disputes Republican allegations that political motives were behind changes in the website's function.
WASHINGTON, Oct 26- President Barack Obama promised on Saturday that his troubled healthcare website was just weeks away from a cure as he struggled to convince Americans he is on top of what has become a self-inflicted wound to his signature first-term achievement.