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Obamacare / Problems #1070304

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’s testimony at a Congressional hearing on the botched rollout of the health care website reviewed; details given of confusion over President Obama’s assurance that people can keep their health plans if they like them. [SEBELIUS – apologizes for the problems.] [Representatives Joe PITTS†, Marsha BLACKBURN†, Gene GREEN†- question Sebelius.]

(Studio: Michael Isikoff) Concerns about security protections on healthcare.gov examined; internal government memo warning about the testing of the site quoted; details given about the personal information that is being shared. [Representative Mike ROGERS†- questions Sebelius.] [SEBELIUS – says daily & weekly testing is underway.] [Former Social Security Commissioner Michael ASTRUE††- comments on his objections to officials carving out exemptions from the Privacy Act.] [Patient Privacy Rights Dr. Deborah PEEL†- says there is a hidden army of government, industry & corporations that are going to be accessing our data.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
O’Donnell, Kelly;
Isikoff, Michael
Duration:
00:05:30

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