Sebelius issues tips for holiday health insurance shopping

Kathleen Sebelius health insurance

Sebelius attempts to mitigate consumer frustration by drawing attention to other options Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, has been attempting to provide some levity to offset the frustration consumers have been experiencing with the federal government’s health insurance exchange network. As the holiday season gains momentum, Sebelius notes that shopping for insurance coverage online could mitigate some of the stresses associated with the season. The initiative is meant to highlight alternatives to purchasing insurance coverage through the federal exchange that do not involve using…

Read More

Health insurance exchanges have to contend with more than technical difficulties

Problems with health insurance exchanges extend beyond technology Health insurance is a hot topic in the U.S., and will likely remain so for the next few years due to the controversy created by the Affordable Care Act. This controversy began in 2010, when the law was officially passed, and has gained momentum ever since. This year, one of the most significant aspects of the law came into play: Health insurance exchanges throughout the country went live on October 1. The exchanges had been heralded by the federal government as marketplaces…

Read More