affordable care act

  • Obamacare Passes The 6M Mark After “Between Two Ferns” Viral Bump

    Obamacare Passes The 6M Mark After “Between Two Ferns” Viral Bump

    Today the government announced that the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has passed the 6 million signup mark, putting it within striking distance of its original goals. The enrollment level is notable due to the law’s troubled technological rollout. The catastrophic failure of Healthcare.gov is the stuff of legends now. To accelerate sign-ups and generate more attention… Read More

  • Healthcare.gov Likely Broken Until Key Thanksgiving Deadline

    Healthcare.gov Likely Broken Until Key Thanksgiving Deadline

    Healthcare.gov is going to be broken until the end of November, says Jeff Zients, a consultant brought in to fix the beleaguered federal health insurance e-commerce website. On a press conference call, Zients finally acknowledged wide-spread enrollment problems, estimating that only 3 in 10 users have been able to sign up and complete an application (or a measly 700,000… Read More