Affordable Care Act

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, the U.S. Medicare Handbook is photographed in Washington.  The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick to run U.S. health insurance programs, putting in place a key player who’ll carry out his strategy for expanding affordable coverage and reining in prescription drug costs. Obama-era policy adviser Chiquita Brooks-LaSure will be the first Black woman to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, which also administers children’s health insurance and the Affordable Care Act.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senate confirms Brooks-LaSure to run health care programs

The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick to run U.S. health insurance programs, putting in place a key player who’ll carry out his strategy…

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Does HHS have a contract with insurers for the Affordable Care Act? We asked a lawyer

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David Hawkings: While House is away, Senate turns to health care bill

The House went on recess this week, but the Senate is in town with plenty of work to do. Having sent the president a budget for 2017, senators are rubbing…

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Capitol Hill

Still no talks on the big budget

Nobody seems to be paying attention to the bigger picture of where federal finances are headed.

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HealthCare.gov contractors worried about security prior to launch

In today’s Top Federal Headlines, emails revealed through a FOIA request from Judicial Watch show contractors working with HHS had major security concerns days before the site became live.

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