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HealthCare.gov site can't fix its own mistakes -- report

So far, there's no way to fix errors in premiums and deductibles that have saddled some consumers with higher costs, says The Washington Post.

By February 3, 2014


HealthCare.gov security -- 'a breach waiting to happen'

Only half of one of the security holes previously identified on the government's health care site has been patched, while new ones have since been uncovered, says the head of a security consulting firm.

By January 16, 2014


HealthCare.gov now working for 'vast majority of users'

The Obama administration says it repaired hundreds of software bugs and made hardware upgrades to improve the health insurance marketplace.

By December 1, 2013


Healthcare.gov chief resigns amid Web site glitches

In a management shakeup, the official who supervised the launch of the health care site says he's leaving for the private sector.

By November 6, 2013


Healthcare.gov said to be turning to tech giants for help

Obama administration reportedly asking Google, Oracle, and Red Hat for help fixing the problematic yet high-profile health care Web site.

By October 31, 2013


How the White House is aiming the X Prize model at big problems

Former X Prizer Cristin Dorgelo is now the White House assistant director of grand challenges. She spoke to CNET about changing government with incentive prizes.

By June 12, 2012


How the right app can make you healthier

A new study finds that an app for managing type 2 diabetes cut hospital and ER visits substantially.

By December 6, 2011


Why spectrum debate is tied to debt ceiling plan

Congress may consider authorizing wireless spectrum auctions as it comes up with a plan to fix the budget and raise the debt ceiling.

By July 26, 2011


Are the days of kidney dialysis numbered?

A prototype implantable artificial kidney could, in the next decade, render costly and inefficient dialysis a treatment of the past, according to work out of UCSF.

By September 3, 2010


New rules issued on electronic health records

Federal government lays out requirements that medical providers must meet and the standards that technology must adopt in the use of electronic health records.

By July 14, 2010