Health Care Politics Internet Security ducked final security requirements before launch

From CBS News:

…released an Obama administration memo that shows four days before the launch, the government took an unusual step. It granted itself a waiver to launch the website with “a level of uncertainty … deemed as a high (security) risk.”



“We received a phone call from a gentleman named Justin in North Carolina who informed me that he had gone on the website and when he logged in under his log in and password, he received a document of all of my and my wife’s personal information,” Dougall said.

via Midlands man has personal information compromised on ACA website –, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather.

Curiouser and curiouser. If a dental office did this it would be a clear HIPAA, HITECH violation, a big fine and possibly a law suit.

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