Finance

Obama to announce fix for canceled health plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to announce a fix Thursday for people losing their health insurance under his signature law.

The White House says Obama will make a late-morning statement from the briefing room. The president has come under pressure from fellow Democrats to address the cancellations. Millions of people have received cancellation notices, despite Obama's repeated pledges that people who liked their insurance plans could keep them.

Related Headlines

  • Barack Obama

    PROMISES, PROMISES: A big one that got away

    President Barack Obama's soothing promise that Americans happy with their health insurance could simply keep it was doomed from the start, and everyone familiar with the ... 

  • Obama meets with health insurance CEOs

    President Barack Obama says he brought health insurance CEOs to the White House to brainstorm ways to make sure Americans know what their coverage options are under the law. 

  • Cheryl LaFleur

    Obama names LaFleur acting chair of energy panel

    President Barack Obama has named a former utility executive as acting chairwoman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Cheryl LaFleur, who has served on the commission ... 

  • John Boehner, Fred Upton

    Boehner: Only health care fix is to scrap law

    House Speaker John Boehner says the only way to fix President Barack Obama's health care law is to scrap it entirely. Boehner says the law has forced health coverage to be ... 

Find the best rates

Find your future job here