Tag Archives: Obamacare

Documents Show Connector Authority Wanted to Build A Rolls Royce of and Exchange, They Got a Yugo

The Boston Herald has obtained documents surrounding the building of the Massachusetts Health Care Exchange 2.0.  They show a focus on spending money to build a website that did more than was needed. They also show that the whole enterprise was doomed from the start. more after the jump nfighting among top Patrick administration 
officials and an obsession with building…

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Does the Health Connector website contain Belarusian malware?

Yesterday, the Washington Free Beacon reported that U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that the Healthcare.gov contractor CGI Federal used Belarusian contractors, affiliated with the government, to work on the website.  Those contractors have been linked by the intelligence community with malware, and privacy scams.  Since Massachusetts used the same contractor it is worth asking if the same vulnerabilities are present…

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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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Patrick’s Health Connector Solution? Clipboards and Stoops… No Really…

Earlier today Red Mass Group reported that John McDonough, former Executive Director of Health Care for All questioned Patrick’s sincerity in trying to fix the Health Connector Exchange.  The exchange which went from the first in the nation to last in the nation for performance after spending $11M of $69M.  This afternoon the State House News Service asked the Governor…

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Governor Patrick’s Inaction on Connector Website Loses Former Health Care For All Director

This website has documented extensively the failings of the Massachusetts Health Connector Authority in rolling out an Obamacare compliant website.  To recap, in June of 2013, the Massachusetts legislature, pushed by Steven Walsh of Lynn, voted to enact Obamacare in Massachusetts and authorize the Health Connector to change software from a fully functioning website that cost approximately $3.5M to develop,…

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