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O'care Gives Wrong Data

Oct. 18, 2013

“Insurers say the federal health-care marketplace is generating flawed data that is straining their ability to handle even the trickle of enrollees who have gotten through so far, in a sign that technological problems extend further than the website traffic and software issues already identified,” reports The Wall Street Journal. The errors are numerous – from missing data to mixing up spouses and children to duplicate enrollment forms. The pressure is on the Obama administration to clean up their train wreck, but the fundamental problems with the law will remain, even with a perfect website.