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  • [Live Thread] House Energy & Commerce Cmte.: Sec. Sebelius on ACA

    12/11/2013 6:55:22 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 44 replies ^ | December 11, 2013 | C-Span
    Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius testifies on the implementation of the before the House Energy & Commerce Committee. Share your comments on Facebook and Twitter using #cspanchat. Witnesses: The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony) - See more at:
  • Live Thread: Congress Receives Update on Rollout (Obamacare)

    11/13/2013 6:32:28 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 76 replies ^ | November 13, 2013 | C-span
    Cmte. Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA) holds another in a series of hearings on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the rollout of the government's healthcare website. The administration says the website will be fixed by the end of November.
  • HHS Secretary Sebelius Testifies Before Senate Finance Committee [LIVE THREAD]

    11/06/2013 6:19:14 AM PST · by don-o · 167 replies
    CSPAN ^ | November 6, 2013
    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on the federal insurance exchange website and other issues related to the Affordable Care Act. Her testimony comes exactly one week after she appeared before the House Energy and Commerce Committee where she apologized to the public for what she called the "debacle." Secretary Sebelius and other administration officials have said that problems with the website will be fixed by the end of this month. During her testimony today, she talks about the progress being made in that effort. Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) chairs the committee...
  • CSPAN 11/5/2013 CMS Head Testifies on Health Care Exchanges (Marilyn Tavenner)

    11/05/2013 7:19:31 AM PST · by Velveeta · 64 replies
    CSPAN ^ | 11/5/2013 | cspan
    Marilyn Tavenner testimony today. Began at 10:15AM EST
  • Testimony Of Sebelius Word-For-Word Identical To Testimony Of CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner

    10/30/2013 6:09:40 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 33 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 10-30-2013 | Mara Zebest
    FULL TITLE: Good Grief!… Testimony Of Kathleen Sebelius Is Word-For-Word Identical To Testimony Of CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner Makes perfect sense that a one-size-fits-all government-run health care system also provides a one-size-fits-all testimony for government administration officials. House testimony of Kathleen Sebelius found here matches almost word-for-word the testimony given yesterday by CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner found here.
  • Official Sebelius Testimony Thread?

    10/30/2013 6:18:51 AM PDT · by struggle · 10 replies ^ | 10/30/13 | struggle
    Do we have an official thread yet? She's testifying. Or rather, she's blaming others.
  • Live Thread: HHS Secretary Testifies on Enrollment Issues

    10/30/2013 6:17:22 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 474 replies ^ | 10.30.13 | C-span
    Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on the hill, Wednesday, concerning’s problems since its October 1 rollout. She’ll answer questions before the House Energy & Commerce Committee. This is the committee’s second hearing related to the website problems. Last week, four government contractors hired to help build the site testified. Tuesday, Marilyn Tavener, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator, appeared before the Ways & Means Committee. CMS is responsible for setting up the federal marketplace for insurance exchanges and the Medicaid expansion. Rep. Fred Upton chairs the committee and Rep. Henry Waxman serves as Ranking...
  • Health Site Chief Expects Low Initial Enrollment Number

    10/29/2013 5:22:16 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 29, 2013 | By Robert Pear
    Marilyn B. Tavenner, the official in charge of President Obama’s health insurance marketplace, apologized on Tuesday to millions of Americans who have been frustrated in trying to buy insurance under the new health care law. She repeatedly refused to say how many of those people had actually enrolled in health insurance plans since the federal and state marketplaces, or exchanges, opened on Oct. 1. “That number will not be available until mid-November,” Ms. Tavenner said. “We expect the initial number to be small.”
  • CMS Administrator on Obamacare: ‘We Have a System That’s Working'

    10/29/2013 10:18:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 10/29/13 | Melanie Hunte
    Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), testified before the House Ways & Means Committee on Tuesday that the Obamacare enrollment system is “working.” “So what I can guarantee is we have a system that’s working. We’re gonna improve the speed of that system,” she said at the hearing on Obamacare enrollment. The Obamacare website,, has been rife with problems for those trying to enroll in the health care insurance program. Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) had asked Tavenner if she could guarantee that “no American will experience a gap in their health care.” Brady...
  • House Ways and Means Obamacare Hearing Live Thread

    10/29/2013 7:48:54 AM PDT · by Anti-Hillary · 47 replies
    c-span ^ | 10-29-13 | self
    Fire away!
  • contractors point fingers back at Obama administration in House testimony

    10/24/2013 8:36:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/24/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    Yesterday, the contractors who contributed to the fiasco testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has begun a probe into how $400 million and a 42-month lead time produced an embarrassing failure for Health and Human Services. They made it clear where the blame lies for the failure, claiming that their pieces of the project won approval and worked when they turned them over to CMS. Either the problems are the other contractors in the room, or more likely CMS and HHS: Principal contractors hired to build the ObamaCare website are hitting back at the Obama...
  • [Live Thread] Lawmakers Updated on Health Law Implementation (House Energy & Commerce)

    10/24/2013 6:18:33 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 59 replies ^ | October 24, 2013 | C-span
    House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) holds a hearing on implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its challenges since the October 1 opening of health care exchanges.
  • Obamacare contractors: Don’t blame us

    10/23/2013 4:57:27 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies
    Obamacare contractors: Don’t blame us By: Jennifer Haberkorn and Jason Millman and Brett Norman October 23, 2013 05:19 PM EDT The Obamacare website contractors plan to tell Congress on Thursday that they are not to blame for the massive problems at and that they completed successful testing before the Oct. 1 launch. But, according to prepared testimony, the four contractors ran into unforeseen problems once open enrollment began. The testimony offers a slight glimpse into the problems that made the website all but unworkable — and warnings that the problems are far from over. Lawmakers are expected to press...
  • Sebelius 'will testify' on ObamaCare website woes, Durbin says

    10/20/2013 9:17:15 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies
    FOX News ^ | October 20, 2013
    A top Democratic senator said Sunday that Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will testify before Congress about the problem-plagued ObamaCare website, amid a growing call for her to accept requests to testify. “Ultimately, Secretary Sebelius will testify,” Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., the chamber’s No. 2 Democrat, told “Fox News Sunday.”
  • Sebelius to Attend Gala, but Unable to Testify About Obamacare

    10/20/2013 10:35:41 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 17 replies ^ | 10/19/13 | Daniel Halper
    CNN reported last night that HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius will make time to attend a gala in Boston, but is too busy to testify on Capitol Hill about Obamacare: ~~~SNIP~~~ "Although I can tell you: At this moment, we have just found out that this Health and Human Services secretary, I'm looking here at my BlackBerry actually, has the time to appear at the inaugural Kennedy forum gala, the night before, in Boston. So she'll be in Boston at a gala but unable to testify on the Obamacare rollout in Washington the next day."
  • Sebelius to Skip Obamacare Hearing to Attend Gala

    10/20/2013 8:14:29 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 21 replies
    NEWSMAX ^ | 10-20-2013 | Audrey Hudson
    October 20, 2013 Sebelius to Skip Obamacare Hearing to Attend Gala Audrey Hudson Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will not testify at a congressional hearing investigating glitches in the rollout of Obamacare's $800 million website but will instead attend a gala at the Kennedy presidential library in Boston. CNN reported the scheduling conflict while reporting a story that the Obamacare website would go offline this weekend for maintenance. The gala at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston Wednesday night will honor progress made in helping individuals with mental illness. "She'll be in Boston at...
  • House Oversight Committee on Obamacare Implementation [LIVE THREAD]

    09/23/2013 8:28:12 AM PDT · by don-o · 52 replies
    CSPAN ^ | September 23, 2013
    Here it is.
  • IRS Chief: I Want to Keep My Health Care Plan, Not Switch to Obamacare

    08/01/2013 9:52:12 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 52 replies ^ | 8/1/13 | DANIEL HALPER
    IRS chief Daniel Werfel says he wants to keep his health care plan, not switch to Obamacare: "Mr. Werfel, last week your employees who are a member of the National Treasury Employee's Union sent a form letter for union members to send in to ask they be exempt from the exchanges," a congressman asked. "Why are your employees trying to exempt themselves from the very law that you're tasked to enforce?" "I don't want to speak for the NTEU, but I'll offer a perspective as a federal employee myself and a federal employee at the IRS," said the IRS chief....
  • HHS & IRS Testify on Status of Affordable Care Act (Live Thread)

    08/01/2013 7:28:20 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 19 replies ^ | August 1, 2013 | C-span
    House Ways & Means Cmte. Chair Dave Camp (R-MI) hears about the status of the Affordable Care Act from government agencies charged with implementing the health law. HHS' Insurance Oversight Dir. Gary Cohen and IRS acting chief Daniel Werfel testify. HHS & IRS Testify on Status of Affordable Care Act Hearing began at 10 am.