Exceprt: Since the launch of HealthCare.gov on October I, the website has been plagued by a series of technical glitches and errors. Even as some progress has been made on basic front-end functionality two months after launch, questions remain about whether the information being transmitted from the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) to insurers is accurate.
Excerpt: "Despite DOE officials' repeated commitments to this committee that DOE will follow the law, the impartial U.S. Court of Appeals' conclusions indicate otherwise." To read the letter, click here.
To read the December 10, 2013 response from CMS, click here. To read the committee's October 24, 2013 letter to CMS, click here.
Excerpt: Given the widespread calls for the commission to respect the First Amendment and stay out of the editorial decisions of reporters and broadcasters, we were shocked to see that the FCC is putting itself back in the business of attempting to control the political speech of journalists. It is wrong, it is unconstitutional, and we urge you to put a stop to this most recent attempt to engage the FCC as the "news police."
Excerpt: As scarce resources become even further divided, the most vulnerable Americans could face a significant delay in accessing key services and treatments To read the letter, click here.
Excerpt: "According to information FDA provided to the media, on October 15, 2013, FDA’s online submission system, the electronic submissions gateway historically managed by the Center of Biologics Research and Evaluation (CBER), was breached by an unauthorized user.