Quantcast

Sebelius apologizes for health law rollout fiasco - Greenville, NC | News | Weather | Sports - WNCT.com

Sebelius apologizes for health law rollout fiasco

Posted: Updated:
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 (AP Photo/ J.Scott Applewhite) Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 (AP Photo/ J.Scott Applewhite)
WASHINGTON -

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says she's sorry consumers have wasted so much time dealing with technical problems on the Obama administration's health insurance website.

Sebelius told the House Energy and Commerce Committee she apologizes for access problems that have been "miserably frustrating" for many Americans and said she's accountable for fixing them - by the end of November.

She added that the system is getting better by the day.

But as the hearing got underway, consumers trying to log in from Virginia got this message: "The system is down at the moment."

RELATED ARTICLES

  • NewsMore>>

  • RTP researchers working on Ebola vaccines

    RTP researchers working on Ebola vaccines

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:08:06 GMT
    North Carolina researchers are leading the charge in creating a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
    North Carolina researchers are leading the charge in creating a vaccine for the Ebola virus.
  • Ebola survivor: 'I felt like I was going to die'

    Ebola survivor: 'I felt like I was going to die'

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:07:12 GMT
    In the interview, Dr. Kent Brantly said he feared his own death, telling a nurse at one point: "I'm sick. I have no reserve and I don't know how long I can keep this up."In the interview, Dr. Kent Brantly said he feared his own death, telling a nurse at one point: "I'm sick. I have no reserve and I don't know how long I can keep this up."
    A U.S. doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is "very close" to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in "tearful prayer" for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday.
    A U.S. doctor who survived after contracting Ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia is "very close" to the doctor most recently diagnosed with the disease and has spent time in "tearful prayer" for him, according to an interview with NBC News aired Tuesday.
  • 2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

    2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-09-03 00:37:35 GMT
    North Carolina judge overturns convictions of 2 men in 1983 murder of 11-year-old girl, orders release.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
    North Carolina judge overturns convictions of 2 men in 1983 murder of 11-year-old girl, orders release.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
Powered by WorldNow

3221 South Evans Street
Greenville N.C. 27834

Telephone: 252.355.8500
Fax: 252.355.8568
Email: newsdesk@wnct.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.