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Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the timeline for the ObamaCare rollout was "flat-out wrong" and that the federal exchange could have used “more time and testing” before going online.

Sebelius, who led the agency through the problem-plagued rollout, made her comments in an interview that aired Sunday on “NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the first interview since she announced her resignation Thursday.

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Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the timeline for the ObamaCare rollout was "flat-out wrong" and that the federal exchange could have used “more time and testing” before going online.

Sebelius, who led the agency through the problem-plagued rollout, made her comments in an interview that aired Sunday on “NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the first interview since she announced her resignation Thursday.

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Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the timeline for the ObamaCare rollout was "flat-out wrong" and that the federal exchange could have used “more time and testing” before going online.

Sebelius, who led the agency through the problem-plagued rollout, made her comments in an interview that aired Sunday on “NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the first interview since she announced her resignation Thursday.

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Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the timeline for the ObamaCare rollout was "flat-out wrong" and that the federal exchange could have used “more time and testing” before going online.

Sebelius, who led the agency through the problem-plagued rollout, made her comments in an interview that aired Sunday on “NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the first interview since she announced her resignation Thursday.

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On her school campus, Saira Murillo reads before heading to class.
On her school campus, Saira Murillo reads before heading to class.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Administration official: DACA was never intended to provide federal assistance
  • Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham introduced bill to give legal immigrants health insurance
  • Some say services for undocumented immigrants would encourage illegal immigration
  • "Lack of health coverage has been a big problem for me. I've relied on home remedies"
Published in U.S. Politics
On her school campus, Saira Murillo reads before heading to class.
On her school campus, Saira Murillo reads before heading to class.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Administration official: DACA was never intended to provide federal assistance
  • Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham introduced bill to give legal immigrants health insurance
  • Some say services for undocumented immigrants would encourage illegal immigration
  • "Lack of health coverage has been a big problem for me. I've relied on home remedies"
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Here's more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore. 

Many people who didn't sign up during the government's open enrollment period that ended Monday will soon find it difficult or impossible to get insured this year, even if they go directly to a private company and money is no object.

Published in US NEWS

Here's more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore. 

Many people who didn't sign up during the government's open enrollment period that ended Monday will soon find it difficult or impossible to get insured this year, even if they go directly to a private company and money is no object.

Published in US NEWS
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A candlelight vigil focusing on healthcare coverage is planned for Thursday.

A group called "Campaign for Healthcare for Everyone Louisiana" is holding the vigil on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol at 6 p.m.

Participants are hoping to draw attention to the hundreds of residents who die each year in the state because of a lack of health coverage and the fact that the state still refuses to expand the Medicaid health insurance program through the Affordable Care Act.

Published in Baton Rouge News
Jindal offers alternative to health law
Thursday, 03 April 2014 10:01

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal unveiled a 26-page health plan that emphasizes the role of states in keeping health costs down while giving consumers more flexibility. He also reiterates the need to repeal Obamacare.

The Washington Post: Bobby Jindal, With An Eye On 2016, Unveils Plan To Replace Obama Health-Care Law
In his 26-page plan, Jindal lays out a long critique of the health-care law and reiterates his belief that it needs to be done away with.

Published in Louisiana Politics
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