Tag Archives: Romney Care

Governor Patrick, is this the main event? Despite paying residents still without insurance.

Yesterday Deval Patrick reminded us that in his mind the health care exchange, where people can purchase and pay for Health Insurance, “is not the main event”.  He is adamant that getting people insurance is.  Well it seems that the state can’t even do that.  The Boston Globe has the story: Hannah Orestis has no health coverage, despite her…

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Globe: Health Connector Knew Site Had Problems Months Before Launch

The Boston Globe is reporting that the Massachusetts Health Connector knew there were problems with the transition to an Obamacare compliant website, months before launch. Massachusetts officials knew in July, three months before the launch of the state’s ill-fated health insurance website, that the technology company in charge was far behind on building the site and that there was “a…

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Worcester Non-Profit Email Confirms Electoral Activity, Health Care Canvasses, and Voter Table

Earlier this month Red Mass Group wrote about Obamacare Grants paying for non-profit community organizers to canvass just before the municipal elections. In the article we uncovered that ObamaCare grants paid for 40,000 doors to be canvassed for Obamacare.  We also reported on the existence of the Massachusetts Voter Table, which is a network of Non-Profits centered around data gathering…

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Maryland Exchange Director Resigns Amid Website Woes, Should Jean Yang be Next?

On Friday December 6, 2013 the Executive Director of Maryland’s health care exchange resigned, as ongoing problems continue to plague Maryland’s exchange website.  The Wall Street Journal has the story. Maryland’s health benefit exchange Executive Director Rebecca Pearce resigned Friday amid ongoing efforts to fix the state’s health insurance website. No reason was given for her resignation and state…

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Health Connector Website Getting Better? Not According to Consumers on Facebook.

The folks at Massachusetts Obamacare Exchange, The Health Connector, will tell you that their website is getting better.  Someone has forgotten to tell the consumers that use the site. Red Mass Group took a look at the past week, December 1, 2013 – December 7, 2013, in Facebook posts on the Health Connector’s Facebook Fan Page. Not really ringing endorsements.…

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Initial Development Of Mass Obamacare Exchange Website 20x More Expensive than Romneycare Exchange

According to public records the recently redesigned Health Connector website, referred to as HC 2.0, cost twenty times more to develop than the initial Health Connector Exchange.  A review of public records, confirmed by Health Connector spokesman Jason Lefferts, shows that $3,449,520 was spent on initial development of the Romneycare Exchange.  The Health Connector has signed a $69M contract for…

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