The official most responsible for the rollout of the Obamacare health-insurance exchange blamed outside contractors for the website woes, not her staff, in testimony before a U.S. House committee.
Medicare is probing the possible leak of a government decision regarding health insurers’ payments for next year, administrator Marilyn Tavenner said.
The UnitedHealth Group Inc. executive whose Optum division helped states and the federal government fix Obamacare health exchanges will become second-in- command at the agency that runs the U.S. program.
Washington experienced a rare moment of bipartisanship yesterday when Marilyn Tavenner breezed through her confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee.
"A new wave of evidence shows that the Affordable Care Act is working to make health-care coverage more affordable, accessible and of higher quality, for families, seniors, businesses and taxpayer alike."
- Marilyn Tavenner on Sep 18, 2014