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HHS brings in Verizon to help HealthCare.gov

Posted By admin On October 22, 2013 @ 5:12 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet,Tile | Comments Disabled

Alistair Barr, Kelly Kennedy and Jayne O’Donnell
October 22, 2013

WASHINGTON — The international telecommunications company Verizon has been tasked with helping the government fix the federal health exchange, USA TODAY has learned.

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An informed source in the telecommunications industry said Verizon’s Enterprise Solutions division has been asked by the Department of Health and Human Services to improve the performance of the HealthCare.gov site, which is a key component of the Affordable Care Act. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement had not been made official.

HHS office said Sunday the department would reach outside its government contractors to civilian companies that might be able to solve HealthCare.gov’s problems more quickly.

“Our team is bringing in some of the best and brightest from both inside and outside government to scrub in with the team and help improve HealthCare.gov,” an HHS blog post said on Sunday.

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[1] USA TODAY: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/21/verizon-hhs-healthcare-site-fix/3144761/

[2] RomneyCare Brings High Healthcare Costs, Calls for Price Controls: http://www.prisonplanet.com/romneycare-brings-high-healthcare-costs-calls-for-price-controls.html

[3] Healthcare Freedom or Healthcare Bureaucracy?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/healthcare-freedom-or-healthcare-bureaucracy.html

[4] Massachusetts healthcare reform model haunts Romney as he seeks presidency: http://www.prisonplanet.com/massachusetts-healthcare-reform-model-haunts-romney-as-he-seeks-presidency.html

[5] In U.S., Majority Now Against Gov’t Healthcare Guarantee: http://www.prisonplanet.com/in-u-s-majority-now-against-govt-healthcare-guarantee.html

[6] Number of healthcare reform law waivers climbs above 1,000: http://www.prisonplanet.com/number-of-healthcare-reform-law-waivers-climbs-above-1000.html

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