Obama was looking for company with single-payer expertise
Was President Barack Obama aiming for a tech company well-versed in designing websites for a single-payer health system when he awarded the now glitch-riddled healthcare.gov contract to Canadian CGI?
Behind all the glitches, and at the heart of the utterly stalled healthcare.gov, that’s exactly what CGI is: the Canadian tech firm—
Canada’s largest—that has provided to ’s
single-payer health system. Canada
Is that the dirty little secret hidden behind the public embarrassment that even after spending $93.7 million—a figure expected to double to correct—the Obama administration can’t get healthcare.gov up and running?
“CGI Federal Inc., a subsidiary based in
was awarded a US$93.7-million contract over two years ago to help design and
develop the federal insurance exchange.” Fairfax, Va.