GOP Wants ACA Exchanges Delayed Over Privacy Concerns

By Ama Sarfo (September 20, 2013, 6:43 PM EDT) -- Republican lawmakers are piling behind legislation U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, introduced Wednesday that would delay federal and state health insurance exchanges from being launched under the Affordable Care Act until the government can ensure they have strong privacy and data security protections.

Starting Oct. 1, the nation's uninsured will be required to purchase insurance through the Internet-based exchanges, and Hatch says the exchanges aren't ready to go live because it is unclear whether the Federal Data Services Hub — which will verify personal information entered into the system — has adequate security to protect Social Security numbers, tax returns and...

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