CGI Group Inc., the main contractor for the Obamacare health exchanges, will tell lawmakers today it did nothing wrong and blame another vendor and a federal agency for website flaws hobbling online registration.
An executive of CGI Group Inc., a contractor criticized for flaws that have hobbled sign-up for health-care exchanges, said the U.S. government is the “ultimate responsible party” for the insurance marketplaces.
President Barack Obama said he could accept a temporary reprieve from the partial government shutdown and threat of a U.S. default while he negotiates with Republican leaders over fiscal and health policy.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner insisted on immediate negotiations with Barack Obama, rejecting the president’s stance that he’ll talk only after the partial government shutdown ends and the risk of default is pushed back.
The U.S. Senate voted to finance the government through Nov. 15 after removing language to choke off funding for the health care law, putting pressure on the House to avoid a federal shutdown set to start Oct. 1.