November 26, 2013 5:00 pm
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Praises Houston For Promoting Health Law
While the nation prepares for Thanksgiving, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius took a moment to thank local and state officials who are trying to implement the Affordable Care Act — despite a problematic web site and resistant Republicans in many states, including Texas.
November 21, 2013 5:22 pm
Analysis Of 'Cancelled' Plans Under Health Law Shows Who Exactly Affected
Reports about insurance companies withdrawing health policies that don't comply with the Affordable Care Act have aroused passions on both sides of the political aisle. A new analysis tries to put that phenomenon in perspective.
November 18, 2013 1:09 pm
Houston Healthcare Sign-Up Helps Clear-Up Confusion
It goes without saying that it's been a rough start for the health insurance marketplace, a key part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. A balky website and confused consumers have created gridlock in many cases for people trying to sign-up for the marketplace. Here in Harris County, leaders for hoping big enrollment drives like one over the weekend at the George R. Brown Convention Center will help get Obamacare rolling after a shaky start.
November 18, 2013 12:59 pm
Houstonians Confused About Twists And Turns Of Affordable Care Act
The final phase of the Affordable Care Act has been anything but smooth, starting with the failure of the federal insurance website when it debuted October first. And the confusion only increased this week with a surprise announcement from President Obama.
November 14, 2013 4:35 pm
Texas Policy Holders Might Not Be Affected By New Obamacare Change
The Obama Administration is changing the Affordable Care Act. The change may allow insurance companies to restore some cancelled plans for people who buy their own individual health policies. But will they in Texas, where the situation is a little different?
October 1, 2013 5:37 pm
Despite Delays, Houstonians Optimistic About New Obamacare Website
Today was a historic day in healthcare, the first day uninsured people could sign up for new health plans under the Affordable Care Act. At least, in theory. Houstonians were confronted by a slow and overburdened federal website. Still, Obamacare supporters say a few technical hiccups won’t stop the enrollment effort.
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