The eight-page report from the Department of Health and Human Services claims that “substantial progress has been made,” with HealthCare.gov functioning over 90 percent of the time.
The HealthCare.gov website works “smoothly” for the vast majority of users,” the Obama Administration declared on Sunday morning, its self-imposed deadline to fix significant problems that rendered the site almost unusable two months ago.
HealthCare.gov’s role is changing, as customers will soon have the chance to enroll in subsidized insurance through federally licensed commercial insurance exchanges — potentially shifting much of the activity to the private sector.
The Internet responded to the news that Todd Park would be subpoenaed to appear at a House Oversight Committee hearing by protesting with the hashtag #LetToddWork.
Guest Post How best to solve the problems with HealthCare.gov? Let’s create a Hunger Games-style competition where startups have to compete to build a working site.
According to an internal memo, which was sent to Medicare employees on Friday, Trenkle is taking a job in the private sector.
Editor's Pick Could you build a working website for $300 million?
Editor’s Pick Github execs tell us that government IT projects should be open source by default, particularly in light of the technical issues with HealthCare.gov.
With news that the NSA is tapping directly into Google and Yahoo’s data centers, it seems as if every technology company’s worst fears about government surveillance have come to pass.
“Big guns” from these tech companies have been dispatched for an urgent ‘fix it’ operation.
Guest Post We need more open competition among bidding vendors to keep this from happening again — to ensure that we actually get the “best and brightest”, and not the most bloated and expensive.
Editor’s Pick Hundreds of thousands of people rushed to Healthcare.com by accident on Oct. 1, when the United States government launched its online health exchange — at a very similar domain.
The government has recruited a group of technical experts to make sustained improvements to the online health exchange marketplaces.
Editor’s Pick A “tech surge” is underway to fix the error-plagued HealthCare.gov. Sources familiar with the matter say the government needs a focused “IT swat team.”
Editor’s Pick Who stands to benefit as a key piece of the Affordable Care Act comes into effect? Health investors, policy-makers and analysts weigh in.