There’s no way to tell how many people who think they enrolled for health insurance through the U.S. Obamacare exchange actually have, after about 1 in 4 files sent to insurers had garbled and incomplete information.
Elizabeth Warren, in her first year as a U.S. senator, has captured headlines by pressuring such industry titans as Goldman Sachs Chairman Lloyd C. Blankfein for transparency, including a Dec. 4 call for Wall Street banks to disclose their contributions to policy groups that provide financial analysis to Congress.
The health-care website’s improved performance has both U.S. political parties shifting strategies, with President Barack Obama’s team preparing a January advertising blitz and a wave of celebrity promotions to boost enrollment, allies said.
Portugal plans to sell bonds early next year as investors from Scandinavia and the euro area return to its market following the financial crisis, according to Joao Moreira Rato, head of the nation’s debt agency.
Kenya lawmakers approved legislation that sets employees’ contribution to the state-run National Social Security Fund at 6 percent of their earnings, compared with a flat rate of 200 shillings ($2.31) a month now.
More than 1 million visitors gave the Obamacare website another chance yesterday as the government continued to work on software repairs, including a fix to the system that sends customer data to insurers.