CMS Official Says ACA Privacy Protected, Despite Glitches

Law360, Washington (November 19, 2013, 5:39 PM EST) -- A Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services senior staffer responsible for the rollout of the troubled website defended the site’s security measures to lawmakers, saying Tuesday that despite other issues, its security and privacy controls were sound.

According to House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy, R-Pa., the significant teething problems faced by the health coverage portal had raised important questions about whether enrollee data on the site is secure. 

Murphy pointed to a report collated for CMS leaders by consulting...
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