Healthcare.gov has trouble recognizing new babies
More embarrassing problems for Healthcare.gov. The Associate Press reports that the beleaguered healthcare website can't yet update a consumers' plan in the event that they give birth to a bureaucracy wrecking bundle of joy. And, it's not just newborns: the ability to update a plan with a divorce, changed income, a death in the family or a move to a different country is a features that will be "available later". "We are currently working with insurers to find ways to make changing coverage easier while we develop an automated way for consumers to update their coverage directly," said an administration spokesman, Aaron Albright.
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