Skip to comments.Massachusetts joins Oregon in ditching its dysfunctional health insurance site
Posted on 05/08/2014 1:35:07 PM PDT by ThethoughtsofGreg
On the heels of Oregons decision to drop its dysfunctional health insurance site, Massachusetts officials announced plans to follow suit on Monday. Unlike Oregon, however, Massachusetts will be taking a different replacement routeinstead of using HealthCare.gov to sign up enrollees, Massachusetts will attempt to build a new health marketplace site based on software used by Colorado and Kentucky.
While the state hopes to have this software from hCentive Inc. up and running by November 15th of this year, they will also connect to the federal exchange as a backup in case the new exchange software is not ready in time to handle enrollment next fall. The plan to implement the new software and connect to the federal exchange as a backup will cost an estimated $100 million, which is 30% lower than the estimated cost of repairing the current site.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanlegislator.org ...
All of that money just vanishes? People should go to jail.
But I thought Romneycare fixed all of the healthcare issues in Mass. I was told repeatedly by libs that it was perfect there. If so, why did they need Obamacare?
Ungrateful beneficiaries of federalism.
Socialism and tyranny doesn’t work at the state level either
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.