Capsules: House GOP Skeptical Exchange Information Will Be Secure; Tavenner Wasn't Consulted On Delaying Health Law's Employer Mandate

Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Ankita Rao reports on discussions about the security of data used in the health insurance exchanges: "Henry Chao, a lead technology information officer from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said officials have completed about 80 percent of the safeguards to protect privacy when the agency rolls out what it calls 'The Hub'" (Rao, 7/17).

Also, Rao reports on Marilyn Tavenner's comments regarding the Obama administration’s decision to delay the employer mandate: "Marilyn Tavenner said at a House subcommittee meeting Wednesday that she was not consulted on the Obama administration's decision to postpone a key part of the health law requiring employers offer health insurance plans to their workers" (Rao, 7/17). Check out what else is on the blog.

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