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Obama health care tech official unaware of early prediction of website problems
Sacramento Bee

An Obama administration technology expert who worked closely on the development of the federal health insurance exchange told a congressional panel on Tuesday that he was never privy to an independent report in March that warned of potential problems with the project – even though many of his colleagues and White House staffers were.

Henry Chao, deputy chief information officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, told House Energy and Commerce Committee members that even though he was interviewed for the report by McKinsey & Co., he saw its analysis for the first time

Tuesday morning after the committee had provided a copy to The Washington Post.