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Local ACA Certified Navigator postponing appointments (VIDEO)

healtcare.govAn Affordable Care Act Certified Navigator in Hays is postponing appointments with the  public because of the technical glitches in the HealthCare.gov website, where millions of uninsured Americans are trying to sign up for mandatory health insurance coverage.

Sayre Shuck is based at First Care Clinic, although you don’t have to be a clinic patient to utilize Shuck’s free assistance:

Shuck talks more about the website on “Forum,” which airs after Hays Post on Eagle Community TV Channel 14.

The federal official who oversees new health-insurance exchanges apologized Tuesday for the troubled launch of the Web site.

Marilyn B. Tavenner is Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Marilyn B. Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said during her testimony at a hearing of the House Ways and Means committee the problems are “fixable” and pledged that the site will soon work as promised.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, the former governor and insurance commissioner of Kansas, is scheduled to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday as part of a series of House hearings.

 

 

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