At a House hearing Tuesday, lawmakers heard testimonies from security experts over whether HealthCare.gov is secure enough to handle the sensitive personal information of millions. The unanimous response? In its current form, probably not. But, it can get there.
In a progress report, Obama administration officials are predicting that, despite fixes that have been made, 20 percent of Americans won't be able to buy health insurance via the online process. Still, the pace of enrollments has more than doubled, the New York Times reports.
To legislate or not to legislate was the issue up before a House panel Nov. 19 as it considered how to strike the appropriate balance between allowing innovation and keeping patients safe when it comes to mobile apps.
The Veterans' Health Administration has had great success reducing healthcare costs through the use of telehealth. A new bipartisan bill proposes to build on that success by expanding reimbursement policies for VA telehealth.
Todd Park, chief technology officer of the United States, joined fellow government IT leaders and former government IT administrators at a hearing before a House oversight committee. If you drill down through more than five hours of hearing, there are some takeaways for government and health IT workers.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee have released newly obtained documents from the Department of Health and Human Services showing serious concerns about the building and testing of Healthcare.gov.
Hope that the health law's online insurance marketplaces will work well enough to enroll millions this fall had already faded before the administration disclosed results Wednesday. News that only 27,000 had signed up for private coverage on the federally run marketplaces through October amplified the doubts.
The Obama Administration's shared services requirements for 26 agencies are on track to save a few billion through a round of migrations, but many agencies are struggling to figure out where to go next.