Federal Health Marketplace Still A Work In Progress
A GAO report finds both technical and managerial problems persist at the federal exchange.
The Fiscal Times:
After 2 Years And $2.1 Billion, HealthCare.gov Is Unfinished
Though Obamacare’s biggest problem right now is a Supreme Court case that threatens the presidents subsidized health care law, federal auditors are calling attention to another problem that could present even more challenges down the road—and that’s the functionality of HealthCare.gov. ... a review of the website and its massive repair effort by the Government Accountability Office released this week, reveal there are still plenty of issues, both tech-related and managerial, that continue to disrupt the massive system that services millions of people living in 34 states that did not create their own exchanges. (Ehley, 3/5)
U.S. Watchdog Says HHS Must Learn From Healthcare.gov Failures
The Department of Health and Human Services must do more to fix the problems that led to the botched 2013 rollout of its healthcare market website, Healthcare.gov, according to a new federal report. (Pierson, 3/5)