Roughly 22,000 Americans have filed requests for the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) to fix errors in their health insurance coverage caused by HealthCare.gov glitches, but the computer program to process those 22,000 requests has yet to be built, the Washington Post reports.
While thousands of Americans had trouble signing up for health insurance following a shaky rollout of Healthcare.gov, some of those who were able to have encountered a new set of errors. The Washington Post reports that the website currently has no way to fix enrollment errors for people currently enrolled through the site.
In a letter sent late Wednesday, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa reminded Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that obstructing a congressional investigation is a crime.
When he was selling the Affordable Care Act during his first term, President Obama claimed that the government’s near-complete takeover of the nation’s healthcare industry would be, well, affordable.