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This weekend brought more than a modicum of clarity to what happened behind the scenes in the run-up to the Oct. 1 launch of Healthcare.gov. Read more»

United States Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says “it’s illegal” for her to obtain insurance on the exchanges set up by the Affordable Care Act. Rep. Cory Gardner — a Colorado Republican who asked Sebelius why she isn’t in the exchange — accused her of lying. Read more»

Both sides in the great Obamacare debate are distorting the facts about premium rates on the health exchanges to make their case for or against the law. Read more»

President Barack Obama calls the government shutdown in a budget stalemate 'the height of irresponsibility' and said that health care reform, the key sticking point in budget negotiations, will not be affected by a shutdown.

Whether the federal government is shut down or not, insurance “navigators” in Arizona say they are ready to help consumers shop for health insurance coverage in the new federally run marketplaces under Obamacare. Read more»

Oklahoma has opted not to proceed with a state-based exchange or with the Medicaid expansion, while Republican governors from Tennessee, Utah and Iowa continue to press the Department of Health and Human Services for more guidance. Read more»