House Hearing on Healthcare.gov Web Site Security

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On Tuesday, Nov. 19th, the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a hearing on the security of HealthCare.gov.  The session was divided into two panels with the following witnesses:

Panel One:
Mr. Henry Chao
Deputy Chief Information Officer and Deputy Director of the Office of Information Services
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Panel Two:
Mr. Jason Providakes
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Center for Connected Government, MITRE Corporation (MITRE)

Ms. Maggie Bauer
Senior Vice President
Health Services Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. (CCSi)

Mr. David Amsler
President and Chief Information Officer
Foreground Security, Inc.

In this brief clip from Panel Two of the hearing, Congressman Pete Olsen (R-TX) asks each of the three witnesses if they were comfortable putting their personal information and that of their families’ into healthcare.gov. The last answer was extremely revealing.

Energy & Commerce Committee memorandum announcing the hearing.

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