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$2.2 Billion Healthcare.gov Endures Glitches Again

Thank goodness Healthcare.gov is working better this year, with– oh, here we go again:

In the final day leading up to Obamacare’s sign-up deadline, the website was once again hit with technical glitches that prevented people from signing up for health insurance.

The problems stemmed from a function on the site that verifies people’s income to determine if they qualify for federal subsidies, and if so, how much. Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the issues on Saturday, saying some people weren’t able to submit their applications because the website couldn’t verify their income.

At least America is getting its money’s worth from the site, right? “To date, the administration has spent a total $2.2 billion to build and repair the website.”

 

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