The HealthCare.gov launch did not go so well. Some people paid the website a visit only to be greeted by a blank screen. Others found error messages or talked to misleading call center reps or had their personal information compromised. The whole thing is borked, and everybody knows it.
WASHINGTON — The Canadian company that played a major role in creating the formerly glitch-plagued HealthCare.gov website is working on a $4.5 million contract to help the Internal Revenue Service handle its responsibilities under the Affordable Care Act. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a Department of Health and Human Services agency responsible for HealthCare.gov, has fixed the bugs in the website, and more than 7 million Americans have enrolled in insurance plans through the portal. Roskam spokeswoman Stephanie Kittredge said this week that the chairman “found the public response from the IRS unsatisfactory and intends to carefully review the actual contract, process, and communications that allowed the IRS to award a multi-million dollar contract to a company with a clear history of failing to produce results for taxpayers.”
An Obama administration official tells NBC News that Verizon's subsidiary Terrmark, the company that operates the data center for healthcare.gov, is experiencing an outage that started earlier Sunday. NBC’s Kristen Welker.
President Barack Obama said the launch of Obamacare's health insurance exchanges would be rocky. He was right. During the first few hours of a six-month enrollment period for health coverage via the o...
Obamacare Glitch In Illinois - Springfield, IL - Despite record enrollment, some "glitches" have plagued HealthCare.gov in the last week of signup.