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  • Healthcare.gov blame game goes on at House hearing

    A federal official directly responsible for Healthcare.gov appeared Wednesday to blame a 'subset' of contractors for the website's problems. In doing so, the government was refuting contractor claims that the Website's problems are the government's fault.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau29 Oct. 13 20:33
  • Healthcare.gov may be a 'black swan'

    Despite partisan sniping over the Affordable Care Act, members of a U.S. House committee probing the problems at Healthcare.gov Thursday asked some tough, IT-specific questions that revealed some key facts.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau25 Oct. 13 10:04
  • Congress to probe Healthcare.gov for politics

    The U.S. House will begin drilling into the problems at Healthcare.gov on Thursday when a panel of project contractors face the the Energy and Commerce Committee. Fireworks are likely.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau23 Oct. 13 10:27
  • Obamacare exchange contractors had past security lapses

    Two of the contractors involved in developing the Affordable Care Act healthcare exchanges have had fairly serious data security issues, a Computerworld review of publicly available information has found.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan23 Oct. 13 10:27
  • Obamacare exchanges hit by early technical glitches

    Would-be insurance customers in the U.S. ran into early problems today accessing the new federally run healthcare exchange as well as several state-run exchanges.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan01 Oct. 13 18:37
  • H-1B workers in line for Obamacare work

    Some state governments are willing to hire offshore outsourcing firms to work on controversial IT contracts that don't bar use of temporary foreign labor, or workers on H-1B visas.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau25 Sept. 13 13:24
  • Health IT Advocates Press for Interoperability

    Healthcare workers from around the country converge on Capitol Hill seeking greater pressure to align EHR industry around common standards so providers and healthcare systems can seamlessly share records.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin23 Sept. 13 21:47