Obamacare Doc Reveals ‘Drop Dead’ Date For Back End Fixes

 

 

” Apparently, Obamacare is in a lot bigger trouble than anyone has let on — or anyone has imagined.

  A document given to the contractor who replaced CGI in December shows how truly desperate is the position of the government.

  Accenture has been tasked with finishing the construction of the healthcare.gov website — specifically, the back end of the site which will allow the transfer of subsidies directly to insurance companies.

  The document makes it clear that the reason CGI was let go was because the government had no confidence that the company could affect the changes necessary to get the payment system up and running in time to avoid disaster.

The Hill reports:

  The document said officials realized in December that the need to bring on Accenture was so urgent that there was no time to go through the “full and open competition process” before awarding them with a $91 million contract.

There is limited time to build this functionality and failure to deliver…by mid-March 2014 will result in financial harm to the government,” the document says.”

 

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