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More HealthCare.gov woes:
Website loses connectivity

NBC News, by Simon Moya-Smith

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Posted By:toledo, 10/27/2013 10:06:21 PM

The company that operates HealthCare.gov experienced a connectivity glitch on Sunday, another complication for an already beleaguered population of would-be health care applicants. White House officials said the company that operates the hub, Terremark, is working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. Health and Human Services spokesman Joanne Peters said in a statement that the website is down because the company "experienced a failure in a networking component, and planned maintenance to replace it brought down network connectivity to the data center." "Our understanding is that this failure is likely impacting several other sites, in addition to HealthCare.gov and the Data

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: scribe35, 10/27/2013 10:15:18 PM     (No. 9585311)

Are there still people trying to log in or just curiosity seekers?


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shells, 10/27/2013 10:20:37 PM     (No. 9585314)

People, other than Bobos media cheerleaders, are ignoring Healthscare.gov.

Pass the popcorn and the vodka.

Cheers!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 10/27/2013 10:30:36 PM     (No. 9585320)

They´re transitioning to a dial up system that can be accessed by Commodore 64´s; hence the connectivity issues.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: EQKimball, 10/27/2013 10:58:42 PM     (No. 9585348)

Well, if you´re Obama, this whole health care connectivity thing is pretty simple: The knee bone connected to the thigh bone, the thigh bone connected to the hip bone...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: droopydog, 10/27/2013 11:06:02 PM     (No. 9585359)

This is terrible, now they won´t be able to sign anyone up...never mind.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: oh-heck, 10/27/2013 11:20:51 PM     (No. 9585373)

If you are a college student living in your parents´ basement, you get to free load on your parents plan until 26.

If you work for company that includes insurance as a benefit, you are largely unaffected unless you are an early retiree, a spouse working for another employer, or an hourly worker who has been shifted to part time.

If you are a food service employee who had previously gotten a bare bones preventative and catastrophic plan from your employer, you are SOL. The exemption is gone as well as your hours.

As for those who will sign up for Medicaid, good luck finding a doctor who will accept Medicaid payments.

Unless you have managed to get Medicaid to pay your medical bills and scammed a Tax Credit for premiums you don´t pay, there is no one happy here.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bluebonnet, 10/27/2013 11:37:44 PM     (No. 9585380)

Good grief! Just call Algernon; if he invented it he can fix it!

This is really disturbing. I´ve actually ordered things online using one or the other credit cards I have and actually received what I ordered a few days later!

Giving one´s credit card # over the phone or internet in this day & age is the equivalent of shooting one´s DNA out there in cyberspace.

But we willingly do it almost daily!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 10/28/2013 1:54:39 AM     (No. 9585427)

LoL #4 they did connect the hip bone to the thigh bone and called the thing done.
They were probably unable to go on because them dry bones when all connected shout --
NOW Hear Thee the Words Of the Lord.
With hands fast against their ears and their eyes closed mouths blabbering they be just plain deaf

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/28/2013 5:39:02 AM     (No. 9585464)

What a shame people are being deprived of seeing error messages and other assorted stalls.I´ll bet the fastest and easiest way to crack this website is to claim zero income. Nobody will bother to ask how you survive on zero income.They´ll just figure you´re a victim of rightwing extemism that won´t allow bridges and roads to be fixed.
Apparently no one is curious or concerned about the fact that medicaid is the biggest thorn in state´s budgets,already without having millions more dumped in the program.All they see is a bottomless pit of loyal voters for 2014 and 2016.

But you really have had to be living under a rock the past 4-5 years to be blindsided by the fallout of the Obamacare scheme which was designed to be a direct assault on the white middle class,that the left thinks have it too good.Free houses and healthcare evens the playing field as far as they´re concerned.They´re also happy about these goodies not costing them a dime,personally.Just put it on the national tab.

I could no longer afford healthcare back in 2009,I don´t even dream about it now.But just wait until big government nannies and bullies start dictating what people can and can´t do health wise.

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