IRS Hires CGI Federal, the Same Company that Flubbed Healthcare.gov!

What in the world? I know that civil government is famous for inefficiency, over-spending, corruption, larceny, and just plain stupid, but this beggars belief. After the feds fired CGI Federal for its very expensive and ultimately botched design of Healthcare.gov, the IRS awarded the same company a $4.5 million contract to create its Obamacare tax program. What? Why? Scott Amey, the general counsel for the non-profit Project on Government Oversight, which reviews government contracting, examined Read more […]

Obamacare Glitches Go Beyond Just the Website

So they’re telling people that if they’re having problems signing on to healthcare.gov to search for plans or to apply for insurance, they can always call that 800 number to speak to a representative who can take down your information for you. You can apply by phone or by snail mail. In other words, we’ve got options if the internet isn’t doing it for us. But it turns out, all that information has to be entered into the same web portal that you’d have to otherwise do yourself. These Read more […]