Contractors Point Fingers At CMS For ACA Exchange Woes

Law360, New York (October 24, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT) -- Contractors hired to build the Affordable Care Act’s federal health insurance exchanges on Thursday deflected blame for the online marketplaces’ deeply troubled rollout, telling Congress that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services performed insufficient testing.

The hearing at the House Energy & Commerce Committee, which lasted more than four hours, represented the first official congressional review of exchange problems and was marked by fierce verbal swipes between Republicans and Democrats.

The majority of inquiries from lawmakers were directed at Cheryl Campbell, a senior vice president...
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