It’s Open Enrollment time for the Health Insurance Marketplace. During the Open Enrollment period of November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016, those seeking health care insurance can do just that through the Affordable Care Act. If this is your first time enrolling, or if you need to make changes to your current plan, this […]

NewsOne Now

Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell joined Roland Martin Thursday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss this year’s Affordable Care Act open enrollment deadline. The last day to sign up for healthcare coverage and avoid a penalty is Sunday, February 15, 2015. According the Burwell, about 10 million Americans have signed up for health care coverage […]

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  According to The New York Times, Kathleen Sebelius has resigned from her role as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. A White House official said that President Barack Obama accepted Ms. Sebelius’s resignation this week, and is expected to nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and […]

NewsOne Now, Politics

Though the wrinkles are being smoothed out of the insurance sign-up experience on, many people are confused about their options and the upcoming deadlines. Critics say the Obama administration should have done a better job of getting the word out in the months that led up to the launch of the health insurance exchanges on […]

Earlier this week, President Obama admitted there was “no excuse” for the problems with the online sign-up process for the new health insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act. The same day, callers to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin vented about problems they’d been having signing up for Obamacare. Today, Roland Martin had a representative […]