Health Care Reform
May 21 IRS scandal not seen affecting privacy protections in Affordable Care Act.
April 30 Postal Service announces $239 million annual contract with UnitedHealthcare.
April 12 GOP critics challenge the $4 billion hike the department seeks for 2014.
April 11 The expansion is one of many FEHB changes suggested to lawmakers.
April 11 Proposed 1 percent federal pay raise called weak, retirement changes criticized.
April 10 Higher fees and new fees would be phased in over five years.
March 29 Law will be hard to kill entirely since many of its requirements involve mandatory spending.
February 11 Memo from Defense Secretary Leon Panetta makes anticipated change official.
February 6 New health insurance marketplaces set to launch later this year are unlikely to be fully ready in time, CBO suggests.
January 14 House and Senate panels seek background on spending for P.R. and contractors.
November 29, 2012 The innovative community has grown to over 1,500 members and spurred increased collaboration between 150 different organizations.
November 20, 2012 Peace Corps, Labor aren't adequately tracking program for reimbursements, GAO says.
October 25, 2012 Feedback from feds and retirees indicates many don’t intend to switch plans during open season.
October 2, 2012 Many enrollees will pay 17 percent more in annual fees in fiscal 2013.
September 26, 2012 Despite enthusiasm, the checks are unlikely to shift perceptions in a major way.
September 11, 2012 Deputy commissioner tells GOP critical number of staff involved is 859.
August 13, 2012 Government might scrap 'use it or lose it' rules.
August 7, 2012 Pentagon explains why it wants to move health care money.
August 6, 2012 'That was a hard case,' Sandra Day O'Connor says.
August 2, 2012 Maine governor’s Gestapo comments were 'unhelpful rhetoric,' Shulman says.