Ongoing Rollout Challenges For The Affordable Care Act

Ongoing Rollout Challenges For The Affordable Care Act

Two days after the administration's deadline for fixing Healthcare.gov, Diane and her guests get an update on the federal website for health insurance shopping, other rollout challenges and political risks for both parties going forward.

Yesterday the Obama administration reported that it had met its goal of getting the federal website for health insurance running smoothly but added there was more to be done. After the initial rolloutof HealthCare.gov on October 1 proved disastrous, the administration launched what it called a tech surge and vowed to up system capacity and reduce wait times by Saturday, November 30th.. Please join us for an update on the scramble to turn the Obama administration’s most important legislative achievement into a working system and risks for both parties related to the affordable care act.

Guests

Susan Dentzer

senior policy adviser, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and on-air analyst on health issues, PBS NewsHour

Louise Radnofsky

health policy reporter, The Wall Street Journal.

Juliet Eilperin

White House correspondent for The Washington Post.

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