Upton: “When the Secretary Can Talk to Jon Stewart, and Not to the Congress, Something Is Wrong.”
NEWS: CBS Evening News: Chairman Upton Previews Full Committee Hearing on Health Care Law’s Botched RolloutOctober 18, 2013 | ICYMI
Urgency Grows for Sebelius to Provide Answers Next Week as News On Health Law’s Botched Rollout WorsensOctober 18, 2013 | Blog Post
Now 18 days into the health law’s open enrollment period, the news seems to keep on getting worse.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of October 21, 2013. On Wednesday, the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will examine of the impact of regulations on the change from traditional voice over copper networks to newer Internet protocol enabled copper and fiber networks. On Thursday, as the rocky rollout of Obamacare continues, the full committee will examine the health care law’s launch.
Administration Rebuffs Invite to Testify at Full Committee Hearing On Health Care Law’s Botched Rollout; Leaders Press Sebelius to ReconsiderOctober 17, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced a full committee hearing – PPACA Implementation Failures: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose? – to examine the health care law’s troubled rollout on Thursday, October 24 in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Thus far, the administration has rejected the committee’s invitation to participate and publicly answer questions.
Letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Requesting the Administration Reconsider Participation in Next Week's HearingOctober 17, 2013 | Letter
Except: Since the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), officials from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or Department) have repeatedly promised the American people that implementation of the law was progressing as intended. In July, you stated that you were on track to flip the switch on October 1 and say to people, “Come on and sign up.”
Siri, What is Wrong with HealthCare.gov? President Comparing HealthCare.gov’s Woes to Apple Doesn’t Add Up