Consumers couldnt access parts of the U.S. governments online insurance exchange Monday, after a weekend of technical upgrades failed to eliminate delays in the hobbled system at the heart of the health care overhaul.
Lessons from Massachusetts initial rollout of its exchange seven years ago may portend whats to come for national enrollment. While few are enrolled, 8.6 million people went to the main government website portal last week.
Exchange prep, however, will go a long way to help employers prepare for the delayed employer mandate. Figure out whether you are an applicable large employer and if you are, start measuring. Otherwise, you could be left scrambling.
Broker specializing in the market predicts widespread adverse impact.
High visitor traffic and technical problems plague exchange launch day in many states, giving new ammunition to Republicans critical of the law, but showing how important the law is, president counters.
The Obamacare insurance exchanges got off to a rocky start, with many websites meant to provide new access to the uninsured seeing delays or breakdowns.
The three-year effort to open the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges culminates today, beset by logistical delays and efforts by Republicans to shut down the U.S. government in protest.
Benefits advisers for government contractors say employees will be impacted in the way of retirement savings and more.
Some brokers are eager to start enrollment on Oct. 1 and others want to wait and see what happens, but either way, no one expects people to be knocking down their doors on the first day.
The U.S. government stands poised for its first partial shutdown in 17 years at midnight tonight, after a weekend with no signs of negotiations or compromise from either the House or Senate to avert it.
Tomorrow is D-Day: Oct. 1. The day Obamacare and the public health insurance exchanges finally kick off. So whats the latest?
Whats next for the ACAs health insurance exchanges and how will employers respond?
Small businesses wont be able to enroll in new online health insurance marketplaces until Nov. 1 in most U.S. states, the latest delay for the Obama administrations signature health care law.
Find out more on these ongoing legal spats over the Affordable Care Act and how employers are involved in the arguments.
Half of Americans say Republicans should stop demanding that President Barack Obamas Affordable Care Act be defunded as part of legislation to keep the government running even as they voice concern about the laws impact.