Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius called attention to the Affordable Care Act’s online Data Services Hub on Saturday amid criticisms and issues with the website’s services.
In a blog post titled “What’s Working in the Marketplace: The Data Services Hub,” Sebelius released statistics on the number of Americans who have used the site to highlight its success since the roll out.
A data center that hosts the key website for the healthcare exchanges that are at the heart of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform law lost connectivity on Sunday, said a spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services.
Verizon’s Terremark, which operates a data center hosting the Healthcare.gov website and a data system for verifying information, experienced a networking component failure that impacted several government websites.
…That poor woman. At this point, her staff must be diving for cover every time she says “Have a nice day!”
— Brian Faughnan (@BrianFaughnan) October 27, 2013