Website Relaunches, White House Reports Improvements


The federal government’s health care website is running smoothly, according to the Obama Administration. After a plagued roll out of the website, which included hundreds of software bugs, inadequate equipment and inefficient management, there were fewer issues and the system is reportedly working the majority of the time.

Associated Press reports:

“The government says more than 50,000 people can log on to the website and more than 800,000 people will be able to shop for insurance coverage each day. It’s a dramatic improvement from the first weeks of the system, which saw frustrated buyers watch their computer screens freeze, the website crash and error messages multiply.”

The White House is hoping to rebound from the site’s snafu.

“There is more work to be done to continue to improve and enhance the website and continue to improve the consumer experience in the weeks and months ahead,” the Department of Health and Human Services wrote in a memo to reporters.

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