Gov't Diagnosis: HealthCare.Gov on the Mend

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The Health and Human Services Department released a progress report Sunday on its effort get the troubled HealthCare.gov website up to snuff. Administration officials say the worst of the online glitches, bugs and delays may be over and the site is on the mend.

WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) -- Computer crashes should be giving way to insurance coverage -- if the government's diagnosis of its health care website is correct.

The Health and Human Services Department released a progress report Sunday on its effort get the troubled HealthCare.gov website up to snuff. Administration officials say the worst of the online glitches, bugs and delays may be over and the site is on the mend.

Yet officials acknowledged more work remains on the website.

How much work? That's the key question before the next crucial deadline on Dec. 23.

That date is likely to be a major test as consumers rush to meet the deadline so their coverage can kick in on the first of the year.

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