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  • Sources: White House told insurance execs to keep quiet on Obamacare

    10/31/2013 11:27:11 AM PDT · by yoe · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | October 30, 2013 | Drew Griffin and Chris Frates
    White House officials have pressured insurance industry executives to keep quiet amid mounting criticism over Obamacare's rollout, insurance industry sources told CNN.[snip] After insurance officials publicly criticized the implementation, White House staffers contacted insurers to express their displeasure, industry insiders said. Multiple sources declined to speak publicly about the push back because they fear retribution. [snip] "The White House is exerting massive pressure on the industry, including the trade associations, to keep quiet," he said. Laszewski, who's been a vocal critic of Obamacare, said he's been asked by insurance executives to speak out because they feel defenseless against an administration...
  • White House meeting with insurance chiefs

    10/22/2013 8:32:38 PM PDT · by Vince Ferrer · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | Oct 22/ 2013 | JOANNE KENEN
    The White House is meeting with CEOs of health plans on Wednesday, according to two insurance industry sources. The insurance executives are meeting with Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett and chief of staff Denis McDonough, the sources told POLITICO on Tuesday evening. The White House didn’t immediately confirm the meeting. Insurers have a lot riding on the success of Obamacare enrollment — which is being stymied by pervasive technical problems with the federal website, HealthCare.gov. HHS has announced stepped-up efforts to resolve the signup problems. The White House hasn’t announced how many people have successfully enrolled, although insurers have described it...