President Barack Obama pressed top U.S. insurers to help consumers cope with the rocky start of his health-care law as the Republican-led House passed a bill that would let Americans keep their current policies through 2014.
President Barack Obama sought help from 15 insurance industry executives, including those from Humana Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield, to minimize disruptions for consumers amid a rocky start for his health-care law.
The Obamacare rollout is leading to the cancellation of hundreds of thousands of health insurance plans nationwide, contradicting President Barack Obama’s repeated pledge that people who like their coverage can keep it.
Republicans in Congress are citing the cancellation of thousands of health insurance plans, after President Barack Obama told Americans they could keep their policies, as a reason to delay the federal health-care law.
The heads of WellPoint Inc., Aetna Inc. and at least 10 other insurers met with the Obama administration to discuss correcting flaws in how data from the U.S. health-care marketplaces is transferred to the companies.
Kaiser Permanente, the largest U.S. non-profit health management organization, switched on photovoltaic panels at a California medical center in a plan to provide 10 percent of its hospitals’ power from solar energy.
The National Labor Relations Board ordered a rerun union election among 43,000 Kaiser Permanente health-care workers in California after throwing out results of a 2010 tainted by allegations of improper conduct.