Outage Affecting Exchanges, Data Hub Resolved, According to HHS Officials
HHS has confirmed that a networking problem at a Verizon data center last weekend caused the federal and state health insurance exchange websites and the federal data hub to stop accepting applications. A spokesperson said the data hub was fully restored on Monday morning and the applications issue has been resolved.
- "HHS: Verizon Has Resolved HealthCare.gov Outage" (Somashekhar, "Post Politics," Washington Post, 10/28).
- "Health Site Recovers From Latest Snafu" (Radnofsky, Wall Street Journal, 10/28).
- "HealthCare.gov Data Center Back Online" (Shabad, "Healthwatch," The Hill, 10/28).
- "HealthCare.gov Up Again After Data System Crash, May Be Slow: Agency" (Humer/Begley, Reuters, 10/28).