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3 key items of unfinished business Burwell will inherit with Sebelius’ exit

With the resignation of Kathleen Sebelius and the expected nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to the role of Health and Human Services secretary, the Obama administration has the chance to turn over a new leaf in the so-far bumpy road to ACA implementation. President Barack Obama is expected to announce the nomination of Burwell, director […]


Sunshine Act: CMS explains why textbooks and journals need to be reported

Last October, dozens of professional societies and other organizations, including the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Cardiology and the American Medical Association, sent a letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, expressing concern over medical journals and textbooks having to be reported under the Sunshine […]


Politico: Washington gridlock guarantees Sebelius’ job security

Despite Representative Paul Ryan‘s (R-Wis.) call to see HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius‘ job on the chopping block, the idea of an impossible confirmation hearing keeps her safe. The Obamacare website has heard anything but good news the past few weeks. Though the president and Sebelius point to the “good product” (i.e. health insurance) that’s available […]

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See Sebelius on Jon Stewart: Health insurance exchanges ‘a little rockier than we’d like’

The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart opened his interview with Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius last night with a challenge. "I’m going to try and download every movie ever made, and you’re going to try to sign up for Obamacare, and we’ll see which happens first." The interview started off light-hearted, but Stewart - a usual supporter of healthcare reform - was determined to get some answers to his question about why the employer mandate was delayed a year but the individual mandate wasn’t.