September 16, 2015
In a review of 20 of 62 contracts awarded for the development, implementation and operation of HealthCare.gov, the HHS Office of the Inspector General found the supervision of contractors on the job to be sorely lacking.
July 15, 2015
Marilyn Tavenner to represent the political and economic interests of America's commercial payers.
July 10, 2015
Not unexpectedly, President Barack Obama has nominated Andy Slavitt, currently serving as acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to fill the role of administrator.
June 03, 2015
This past week, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services named Susannah Fox as its new chief technology officer. But was she the right choice?
June 03, 2015
In a new letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, members of Congress may have just opened a door for the agency to institute an enforcement-free period to the new code set conversion.
January 16, 2015
Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which oversees the Federal EHR Incentive Program and is in charge of the transition to ICD-10, announced Friday she would be stepping down in February.
December 30, 2014
The world's largest consulting firm has secured a behemoth five-year contract to continue its work on the federal government's health insurance marketplace.
November 10, 2014
Just days after a new GOP majority swept into Congress vowing to limit if not repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court, in a surprise decision, announced it would agree to hear a case on the one of the most audacious challenges to the ACA -- the argument that only state-based exchanges can have subsidies.
November 03, 2014
Raising concerns about security practices with the Obamacare website HealthCare.gov, the U.S. House Science Committee has issued a subpoena to compel U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park to testify about his role in creating the site.
September 23, 2014
The HHS Office of the Inspector General found one "critical vulnerability" in the security of information on HealthCare.gov, according to a report it released Tuesday.