Kathleen Sebelius

Jim McClean / Heartland Health Monitor

Consumers across Kansas and Missouri appear to be selecting health plans in the Affordable Care Act marketplace at a brisk pace. Enrollment in both states is ahead of last year’s place.

Heartland Health Monitor’s Jim McLean has the story of one area business owner who says she might not be in business if not for the health reform law. It’s a story that may sound familiar to anyone who’s heard former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speak recently.


Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is stepping down.

The Associated Press attributes the news to a White House official, who was not authorized to discuss Sebelius's resignation ahead of the formal announcement, and requested anonymity.

Sebelius has not yet publicly commented on the reports, and there is no mention of her resignation on the HHS or White House websites, nor in Sebelius’s own Twitter feed.


The rampant glitches that have plagued the federally-operated health insurance marketplace have been the focus of a lot of political heat. It's prompted Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to fire back with a full-throated defense of the law that created the exchanges, the Affordable Care Act.


Sebelius To Stump For Possible Kan. Governor Candidate

Sep 16, 2013

Former Democratic Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius will return to the state later this week. The visit is connected to an event being held for a statehouse politician who's weighing a run for the governor's office.