The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding its first hearing Wednesday on the botched rollout of the multimillion-dollar Obamacare website.
The hearing will focus on the planning that went into healthcare.gov, possible fixes for the site and whether it will indeed be ready to run by Dec. 1 as promised.
“When healthcare.gov launched on October 1, testing was incomplete, the system had not yet been fully tested for security concerns, and new problems kept appearing. This was President Obama’s signature legislative achievement. His administration had hundreds of millions of dollars and total control to complete the project,” Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said in a statement.
“Most Americans tossed off their insurance plans haven’t yet had the opportunity to experience online sticker shock. This hearing will ask top administration technology officials what went wrong, what they’re doing to fix it, and whether recognized IT best practices were really followed,” he said.
Here's part one of the hearing:
And here's part two:
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