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Healthcare.gov and the History of Failed IT Projects
The Health Care Blog

Many years before the creation of Healthcare.gov, President Obama embraced data analytics during his early years in the Senate.

In 2006, he and senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) successfully sponsored the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act, which resulted in creation of usaspending.gov, “a significant tool that makes it much easier to hold elected officials accountable for the way taxpayer money is spent“.

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