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.
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.
Guest Post The problems with the federal website created a vacuum of information, and we sensed an opportunity.
“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.
Guest Post An op-ed from former White House chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra on the creation of new private sector services to improve our nation’s health.
The government has recruited a group of technical experts to make sustained improvements to the online health exchange marketplaces.
Aneesh Chopra, former chief technology officer for the White House, said it’s not out of the realm of possibility, as Verizon has long been involved with the project.
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.”
The government is shifting its tone in taking responsibility for some of the technical issues with the federal health exchange.
Editor’s Pick Experts predict that federal and state agencies will have no other choice but to adopt modern, cloud-based technology.