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  • About 25 percent of HealthCare.gov applications have errors

    An estimated one in four user applications sent from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' HealthCare.gov to insurance providers have errors introduced by the website, including missing applications, an official with the agency said Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross06 Dec. 13 20:39
  • HealthCare.gov deploys new queuing feature on busy Monday

    HealthCare.gov, the U.S. government's insurance-shopping website, had to deploy a user queuing feature Monday because of heavy traffic, just days after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the troubled site was working well for a majority of users.

    Written by Grant Gross02 Dec. 13 21:24
  • US HHS says it has reached HealthCare.gov deadline

    HealthCare.gov, the troubled insurance-shopping website launched in October by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is now working well for most users, officials said Sunday.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Dec. 13 18:33
  • HealthCare.gov experiences another outage

    Parts of HealthCare.gov, the two-month-old insurance-shopping website run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, crashed for about an hour Monday, just days before agency officials say the site will be running smoothly for the "vast majority" of users.

    Written by Grant Gross25 Nov. 13 20:27
  • HealthCare.gov to double capacity by end of month

    HealthCare.gov, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' troubled insurance-shopping website, will double its user capacity by the end of the month in an effort to eliminate sluggish response times when thousands of people are on the site at the same time, officials said.

    Written by Grant Gross22 Nov. 13 20:43
  • US HHS: Many people will shop for insurance outside HealthCare.gov

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expects a significant percentage of U.S. residents looking to buy health insurance under a new government program to avoid the troubled HealthCare.gov, but many of those people will do so for reasons unrelated to the website's problems, officials said.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Nov. 13 20:44
  • HealthCare.gov error rates going down, consultant says

    The technology team working on the troubled HealthCare.gov has made significant progress in recent days, with error rates on the U.S. government's health insurance shopping site down to less than 1 percent from 6 percent just after its launch, officials said Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross15 Nov. 13 20:56
  • HealthCare.gov experiences more problems

    Users of HealthCare.gov, the troubled insurance-shopping website run by the U.S. government, were having problems logging in and completing applications again on Wednesday, an official said.

    Written by Grant Gross06 Nov. 13 20:13
  • HealthCare.gov team improves site response times

    Response times at the ailing HealthCare.gov have improved significantly in recent days as a technology team tries to fix the problems with the U.S. government's health-insurance shopping website, officials said.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Nov. 13 18:47
  • Officials target end of November for smooth HealthCare.gov

    HealthCare.gov, the malfunctioning insurance-shopping website at the heart of the controversial Obamacare program, should be running smoothly for the vast majority of users by the end of November, about two months after its launch, officials said.

    Written by Grant Gross25 Oct. 13 17:25