Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services refused to cooperate with the Government Accountability Office to address security concerns surrounding the implementation of Healthcare.gov, according to testimony at a House Oversight Committee hearing Thursday.
CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testified before the House Oversight Committee on the current security status of Healthcare.gov and addressed accusations that the administration attempted to cover up the website’s initial failings. Gregory Wilshusen, the director of information security issues at the GAO, and Ann Barron-DeiCamillo, the director of U.S. computer emergency readiness team, also testified.
Vague language within Obamacare will result in nearly 2 million Americans being unable to afford health insurance, according to a new report by the American Action Forum (AAF).
Despite supposedly rigid rules on whether customers can use federal health care subsidies on insurance policies that cover abortion procedures, a Government Accountability Office investigation shows there are widespread instances of the rules being violated.
The government healthcare chief said she was not interested in “last year’s battles.”
NEW YORK (Reuters) – An unknown hacker or hackers broke into a computer server supporting the HealthCare.gov website through which consumers enroll in Obamacare health insurance, a government cybersecurity team discovered last week, apparently uploading malicious files.
As baby boomers become eligible for Medicare and the economy improves, health spending will make up nearly one-fifth of the economy.