Obamacare Website Going Down Again for “Last-Minute Maintenance”

Forgive me if you’ve heard this one before. At 9 p.m. EST tonight, Healthcare.gov will be going down for “last-minute maintenance.” Saturday is the self-imposed deadline to fix the website. It is doubtful, however, that this fix will solve all of the site’s problems once and for all. As CNN reports: On the eve of the deadline, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius advised users to shop on the website during “off-peak hours,” which she described as “mornings/nights/weekends” Read more […]

Dem Senator On Obamacare: “Why Not Shut It Down – and Do It Right?”

“Why not shut it down – and do it right?” wondered Senate Finance Committee chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. He lectured Sebelius that the performance of Obamacare is “unacceptable.” The secretary refused to consider a delay of the law, which is to go fully into effect on Jan. 1. She said a delay was not necessary because the open enrollment period for Obamacare insurance marketplace runs through March. “There’s plenty of time to sign up for the new plans,” she claimed. Read more […]