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Sebelius: Texas Opposition Hasn’t Helped Sign-Ups

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says political opposition in Texas to the federal health care overhaul hasn’t helped the state’s underperforming sign-up numbers.

03/28/2014

A family doctor checks a patient's mouth and throat. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Nearly 300,000 Texans Get New Health Insurance

Fewer than 90,000 Texans bought health insurance in the new federally subsidized marketplace in the past month. But U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officials say some 295,000 Texans have bought insurance on the marketplace since October.

03/11/2014

PHOENIX, AZ  - OCTOBER 24:  U.S. U.S. Health and Human Services Chief Kathleen Sebelius (C) talks with local officials before a news conference at the Wesley Community and Health Center October 24, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. Sebelius was in Phoenix to tout the initiative, commonly referred to as Obamacare, even as critics call for her resignation over problems with healthcare website.  (Photo by Laura Segall/Getty Images)

Health & Human Services Secretary Promises Review Of Obamacare Website Contracts

Kathleen Sebelius said Friday she would make sure taxpayers got their money’s worth from the private companies contracted to build HealthCare.gov.

10/25/2013

PHOENIX, AZ  - OCTOBER 24:  U.S. U.S. Health and Human Services Chief Kathleen Sebelius (C) talks with local officials before a news conference at the Wesley Community and Health Center October 24, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. Sebelius was in Phoenix to tout the initiative, commonly referred to as Obamacare, even as critics call for her resignation over problems with healthcare website.  (Photo by Laura Segall/Getty Images)

Health Sec. Sebelius Touting Health Care Law In Texas

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting Austin and San Antonio to promote the federal health care overhaul.

10/25/2013

Personal photo of suspected Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. (credit: Kristi Suthamtekwakul)

Another Mass Shooting Renews Mental Health Debate, Texas Near Bottom In Spending

Texas ranks near the bottom in regards to spending per mental health patient.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

A family doctor checks a patient's mouth and throat. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Sebelius Open To ‘Uniquely Texan’ Health Care Plan

Health and Human Services Secretary says Obama administration is open to negotiate health care plan for Texans.

08/08/2013

The abortion drug Mifepristone, also known as RU486, is pictured. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Texas Senator Moves To Tighten Abortion Pill Rules

A senate committee has heard testimony on a bill that would tighten rules for doctors prescribing abortion pills.

02/26/2013