Obamacare malfunction shuts down application tool
October 27th, 2013
09:25 PM ET
11 months ago

Obamacare malfunction shuts down application tool

New York (CNNMoney) - A malfunction in key technology behind the Obamacare website left users unable to apply for health coverage late Sunday, a federal official said.

A health and human services spokeswoman confirmed the problem and said a vendor networking issue was to blame. Joanne Peters said Verizon subsidiary Terremark "experienced a failure in a networking component" and the attempted fix crashed the system.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. S. B. Stein

    I suspect that they know about many of the problems and will be working to clean that up.

    October 27, 2013 09:41 pm at 9:41 pm |
  2. the hippies were right

    Quick Obama haters, tune in to Fox right away to get your talking points memorized. Hurry before the next news cycle!

    October 27, 2013 10:17 pm at 10:17 pm |
  3. Kd

    Well all u democtatic voter i guuess the republicians were right about the system would fail. Well it has . They just need to kick it out the door nowwwwwww.

    October 27, 2013 11:08 pm at 11:08 pm |