CMS annouces #Obamacare site will be down two critical days this month

Posted by: ST on February 11, 2014 at 10:32 am

Obamacare – bad for your health, your wallet, your …

Via The Hill: will be out of service for two and a half days beginning on Feb. 15 β€” the last day people can sign up to obtain coverage that begins on March 1.

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services announced in a blog post on Monday that the ObamaCare website would be down so the Social Security Administration can conduct its annual systems maintenance activities.

The site will be out of order from 3 p.m. on Feb. 15 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday β€” a period that coincides with the long holiday weekend.

Those seeking coverage by March 1 must have signed up online by Feb. 15, but with the website down, those registering last-minute won’t be able to find out what plans or subsidies they qualify for.

The CMS is encouraging these users to call a hotline to complete the process.

Well, uh, at least this time around, those interested in Obamacare have advanced warning of impending site outages or something …

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One Response to “CMS annouces #Obamacare site will be down two critical days this month”


  1. Drew the Infidel says:

    What a joke! Here we have a washed up windbag presidential wannabe who rolls into office as a media creation and who foretells his powers of slowing the rise of the oceans and healing of the planet and other things of messianic proportion and cannot even engineer a working website.

    How’s that hopey-changey thing working out for you?