Obamacare Connector Failures Detailed in `Not for Public Release' Report

Chris Cassidy | Boston Herald | March 13, 2014

Stunning new details concerning the disastrous launch of Obamacare in Massachusetts — released by state health officials only after persistent inquiries by the [Boston] Herald — reveal what experts say are even more alarming calamities in the early development of the failed website than previously reported.

Gov. Deval Patrick announced a top-to-bottom shakeup of the Massachusetts Health Connector 
Feb. 6 after MITRE, a Bedford-based information technology consultant, released a blistering 19-page report about the development of the flawed site.

But unbeknownst to even some members the Connector board, MITRE completed an additional 32-page report dated Feb. 25 that has yet to be made public and was only 
released to the Herald this week after repeated requests. The report is labeled “NOT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE” on the top and bottom of each page.

Among the findings not included in the Feb. 6 report, but reviewed yesterday by experts who evaluated the new revelations...