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Tavenner pledges will be fixed in a month
Modern Healthcare

After apologizing to the American public for the faulty launch of, CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner told congressional lawmakers that the federal website is fixable and will be operating smoothly for the vast majority of users by late next month.

That message and timeline was first announced last week by Jeffrey Zients—the former acting director of the Office of Management and Budget who was brought in to assess the federal website’s problems—and reiterated by Tavenner when she faced the influential House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday.