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.
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 Github execs tell us that government IT projects should be open source by default, particularly in light of the technical issues with HealthCare.gov.
“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.
HealthCare.gov’s traffic page on Quantcast has been “hidden by the owner.” It’s not all that surprising, but is highly unfortunate.
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 Experts predict that federal and state agencies will have no other choice but to adopt modern, cloud-based technology.
Guest Post Eva Arevuo is communications manager at startup advocacy group Engine.is.
Guest Post There are few markets that are mandated by law to include virtually every American man, woman and child, so this opportunity is particularly juicy to investors.
The Y Combinator-backed company helps small businesses and their employees get instant, customized quotes, make comparisons, and complete the application process online.
Editor’s Pick Smart investors and entrepreneurs are thinking about the long-term impacts of the Affordable Care Act, the biggest expansion in coverage in nearly 50 years.
San Francisco-based Evolent Health just raised $100 million in its second round of funding, an unprecedented sum for an early-stage health care startup.
Health care transparency startup Change Healthcare raised $15 million to take advantage of the opportunities arising from the Affordable Care Act.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT just released its budget plan for 2014, which would increase its funding. But it’s a little-reported line item that’s causing a stir among entrepreneurs — a proposal to boost fees for electronic health record vendors.
The Senate has backed a repeal of a 2.3 percent tax on medical device makers that was enacted as part of Obamacare.
Health care is a massive part of the U.S. economy — about 20 percent — but it’s not one that we talk about often when we think of venture capital. That might be about to change.