Obama Admin Warned on Health Site

    A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is commonly called, passed in March 2010, went into effect Tuesday at 8am EST. Heavy Internet traffic and system problems plagued the launch of the new health insurance exchanges Tuesday morning. Consumers attempting to log on were met with an error message early Tuesday due to an overload of Internet traffic. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

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    This past March, a report by consulting firm McKinsey & Company requested by the Department of Health and Human Services reported that the enactment of the health-care law was troubled because of “significant dependency on external parties/contractors,” and “insufficient time and scope of end-to-end testing.” As many frustrated Americans now know, the predictions by McKinsey were on the mark. “The administration was on track—on track for a disaster—and yet officials refused to be transparent with the Congress and the American people,” said Representative Fred Upton, the Republican chairman of the committee which made public the report.

    Read it at the New York Times