The Health and Human Services Department released a progress report Sunday on its effort to get the troubled HealthCare.gov website up to snuff.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
In its second hidden camera video, a conservative watchdog group went to Fort Worth, Houston, and Luling. The new video again appears to show employees advising people to lie about their income — to obtain cheaper premiums.
The video appears to show employees from the Urban League of Greater Dallas encouraging applicants for the federal government’s insurance exchanges to lie about their health habits and their income to get cheaper coverage.
Fewer than 3,000 Texans managed to enroll for health insurance last month on the problem-plagued federal online exchange that’s a centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.
Two North Texas offices of the Urban League of Greater Dallas are at the center of a national controversy. One person has already lost her job. She was let go after the release of what many are calling an embarrassing video.
The federal Department of Health and Human Services has given $5.6 million in grants to 10 new health centers in Texas.
The Obama administration says it’s granting a six-week extension until March 31 for Americans to sign up for coverage next year and avoid new tax penalties under the president’s health care overhaul law.
Texas’ senior U.S. Senator John Cornyn emphasized Republican unity after a bruising fight within the party during the recent budget battle on Capitol Hill saying ‘Republicans are stronger when we are unified.’
To help people apply and determine if they are eligible for coverage, Parkland’s certified application counselors are walking people through the process from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.