After CMS breach, health care exchange portal is back online
CMS says it can now confirm that no protected health information was exposed.
CMS system breach exposes an estimated 75,000 federal health insurance accounts
The breach was to FFE’s Direct Enrollment pathway for agents and brokers, a portal that allows insurance professionals to help individuals apply for health insurance through the exchange.
Lawmakers target security risks for Healthcare.gov data sharing
Privacy concerns arose last week after news broke that Healthcare.gov is sending user information to private companies. Now lawmakers are looking into the security implications of that informations sharing.
HHS IG finds a slew of inadequacies in Healthcare.gov acquisition
With a system as complex as the Healthcare.gov federal marketplace, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services should have taken more care in its IT planning and procurement efforts leading up to what would be a costly and bug-ridden 2013 launch, according to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.