Federal Health Care Website Glitches Could Affect Health Care In Mass.

December 2, 2013 11:12 PM
Federal Health Care Website Glitches Could Affect Health Care In Mass.
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" BOSTON (CBS) — The White House says healthcare.gov is working better than it has been.

But more potholes could lie ahead.

John Kingsdale says not all the initial problems are fixed and it could be a bumpy ride for both the short and long-term.

Kingsdale set up the Massachusetts health care enrollment system for then-governor Mitt Romney.

Now a private health care consultant, he fears what may happen if still un-tested parts of the federal enrollment system function as poorly as the web portal has.

“It will mean a lot of people will be frustrated on January 1, not being sure whether they’re enrolled, thinking they’re enrolled, not having a bill yet, thinking they’ve paid a bill that may not be the right amount,” Kingsdale said "

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