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Troubled Obamacare website wasn’t tested until a week before launch

Posted By admin On October 18, 2013 @ 5:28 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Richard Pollock
Washington Examiner [1]
October 18, 2013

Federal officials did not permit testing of the Obamacare healthcare.gov website or issue final system requirements until four to six days before its Oct. 1 launch, according to an individual with direct knowledge of the project.

The individual, who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the troubled Obamacare website project as suffering from top-level management disarray, changing systems requirements and recurring delays.

The root cause of the problems was a pivotal decision by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [2] officials to act as systems integrator, the central coordinator for the entire program. Usually this role is reserved for the prime information technology contractor.

As a result, full testing of the site was delayed until four to six days before the fateful Oct. 1 launch of the health care exchanges, the individual said.

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[1] Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/article/2537381

[2] Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/section/medicare-and-medicaid

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