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Health Summit 2014


Obamacare numbers offer glimmer of hope for Democrats in elections

WASHINGTON A rare burst of good news on President Barack Obama's healthcare program has given Democrats their first glimmer of hope in months on an issue that has helped drag the party down ahead of November's U.S. congressional elections.


Healthcare players see more changes coming to Obamacare

WASHINGTON Some of the key players rolling out Obamacare to the American public say their work on the program is just beginning, as the real-world effect of the law throws up new questions and problems.


U.S. senator urges budget neutrality on Obamacare risk provisions

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, a prominent Republican critic of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, unveiled legislation on Tuesday to make sure Obamacare would not add to the deficit by compensating insurance companies for possible losses. | Video


Obamacare has thousands of 'Cinderella' would-be enrollees

WASHINGTON Call them the "Cinderella customers" - those who tried to enroll in coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law but were unable to do so when midnight tolled on April 1.


Rubio to decide on 2016 White House run 'around this time next year'

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, a potential Republican candidate for president in 2016, said on Tuesday he would make a decision about his political future around this time next year.


U.S. insurers fear backlash over new Obamacare rate increases

WASHINGTON As the first Obamacare enrollment period comes to a close, U.S. insurers are already anticipating the need to raise prices for 2015 and fear that it will put them at the center of the political blame game over President Barack Obama's healthcare law.


Cigna says signed up 75,000-100,000 for Obamacare

WASHINGTON Cigna Corp has enrolled between 75,000 and 100,000 people in Obamacare health plans for 2014, Chief Executive David Cordani said on Tuesday at the Reuters Health Summit.


Obamacare enrollment exceeds seven million target despite setback

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's national healthcare program signed up more than 7 million people by the end of March, the president said on Tuesday, notching a rare victory after a months-long, glitch-filled rollout of the law. | Video


Obamacare hits milestone, but detours ahead for U.S. health law

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's embattled U.S. healthcare law, having survived a rollout marred by technology failures, reaches a milestone on Monday with the end of its first enrollment wave, and with the administration likely to come close to its goal of signing up 7 million people in private health insurance.


Reuters Health Summit speakers

WASHINGTON Political pressures, technology problems and legal challenges have rattled the rollout of President Barack Obama's new health insurance law, the most sweeping U.S. social program since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960s.


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