Skip to comments.HealthCare.gov to be out of service
Posted on 02/11/2014 2:44:08 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
HealthCare.gov will be out of service for two and a half days beginning on Feb. 15 the last day people can sign up to obtain coverage that begins on March 1.
The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services announced in a blog post on Monday that the ObamaCare website would be lacking some enrollment functionalities so the Social Security Administration can conduct its annual systems maintenance activities.
The site will be out of order from 3 p.m. on Feb. 15 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday a period that coincides with the long holiday weekend.
Those seeking coverage by March 1 must have signed up online by Feb. 15, but with the website maintenance, those registering at the last minute wont be able to find out what plans or subsidies they qualify for.
The CMS is encouraging these users to call a hotline to complete the process.
In the first two months of ObamaCare, such outages were common-place, and set the administration well behind in its goal of having 7 million consumers signed up under the new healthcare law by March 31.
However, the website has been running smoothly for more than two months now....
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
I believe Oregon’s Exchange system is down also....plus the Secretary of State’s website has been down for awhile...time for the elfs to play
To borrow a phrase..
“What difference does it make?”
... Presidents Day ... February 17, 2014 ... long holiday weekend ...
Some animals are more equal than others.
Was it ever IN service?
Have you ever seen a high-traffic website announce a need to be “down?” Any airline, bank, restaurant-booking, hotel-booking, online shopping site, social media site, etc? What a crock.
Warnings to all,All EBT cards will be out of service Febuary 29,30,and 31,for maintanance.They wont return for service till March 1st.This coincides with an additional downtime for all Obamacare services for the same time period.
How will we know the difference?