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  • Auditor: Healthcare.gov still lacks some basic security controls

    Healthcare.gov lacks several basic cybersecurity controls -- including strong passwords and consistent security patching -- nearly a year after the troubled launch of the insurance-shopping website, a government auditor said.

    Written by Grant Gross19 Sept. 14 04:50
  • HHS, FDA Expand Access to Open Health Data

    The Obama administration has released new datasets on adverse drug events and Medicare pricing. This offers researchers and developers alike a chance to build novel applications and identify cost trends, all in the name of improving efficiency and providing better healthcare while lowering costs.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin03 June 14 05:08
  • Possible Belarus connection prompts probe of Healthcare.gov

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched a security probe of Healthcare.gov after a U.S. intelligence unit last week warned that portions of the Affordable Care Act website was built by software developers linked to the Belarus government.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan05 Feb. 14 11:30
  • US House to target HealthCare.gov in two votes this week

    The U.S. House of Representatives is moving toward votes on two bills intended to put a spotlight on the inner workings of HealthCare.gov, the health insurance shopping site recovering from a rocky rollout in late 2013.

    Written by Grant Gross07 Jan. 14 20:57
  • Former Microsoft exec to head HealthCare.gov effort

    Kurt DelBene, the retired president of Microsoft's Office Division, will take over the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' insurance shopping site, HealthCare.gov.

    Written by Grant Gross17 Dec. 13 18:41
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  • HealthCare.gov's problems: What we know so far

    More than a month after it went live, a couple of large questions remain about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' botched launch of HealthCare.gov.

    Written by Grant Gross07 Nov. 13 17:48
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