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Report: Google, Oracle, And Red Hat Tapped To Fix Healthcare.gov

Source:  Rachel King /  ZDNet

In a move that could be described by the cliché “better late than never,” it appears the U.S. Government has finally reached out to the experts to fix the beleaguered Healthcare.gov.

Details are minimal at the moment, but CNBC broke the news via Twitter on Thursday shortly before Noon PDT that the Obama administration has tapped at least three Silicon Valley heavyweights to fix the problematic website: Google, Oracle,and Red Hat.

Bloomberg further reported that a spokeswoman for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services declared there are now “dozens of software engineers, developers, designers and analysts, who are methodically working around the clock on performance and functionality of healthcare.gov.”

Healthcare.gov launched at the beginning of October amid the government shutdown, and the digital exchange has been plagued with problems and criticism ever since.

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