HHS Chief Pledges Better Insurance Website
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said in a speech Monday that she would work with members of both parties to improve healthcare.gov, the government website used by millions of people to sign up for coverage.
The New York Times: Health Chief Seeks To Focus On Insurance Site
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the secretary of Health and Human Services, said Monday in her first major speech that she wanted to move beyond the politics of health care and work with members of both parties to improve the management and operation of HealthCare.gov, the website used by millions of people to sign up for insurance coverage (Pear, 9/8).
The Wall Street Journal’s Washington Wire: Burwell Speech Aims To Hit Reset Button At HHS
New Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell tried to hit the reset button on perceptions of the health-care rollout in her first public speech since taking the job at the embattled department overseeing it. “What I’ve told my team at HHS is that we’re not here to fight last year’s battles, we’re here to fight for affordability, access and quality,” said Ms. Burwell to an audience of George Washington University students and faculty on Monday. “Let’s move beyond the back and forth, let’s move forward together” (Radnofsky, 9/8).