The mainstream media is still reporting the Affordable Health Care (ACA) Exchange Website is not working well – when it works at all. Well, they’ve got it wrong. It’s not the website that isn’t working. It’s the very complicated software environment behind the website that’s dysfunctional. The website does not work because a significant portion […]
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There is a troubling juxtaposition between the President pictured in the Situation Room during the Bin Laden raid and the absence of any evidence the President and his health care policy and technology team ever conducted an ACA milestone review. In the former, the President had no control over the roll-out and the latter he had absolute control of the roll-out –
The purpose of the ACA Exchange is simple. Help Americans shop for health insurance. But spending $450 million dollars on an e-commerce application.reaches the level of criminality when the website does not even work!
Out of ACA debacle must come a 21st century approach to government technology acquisition.
Successfully executing the business of government depends on strong leadership and smart policy – not out-of-date political orthodoxy.
21st Century American economic renewal depends on a government that is efficient, effective and limited. Government bureaucracy, complexity and over-regulation are obstacles to the ingenuity and entrepreneurship that will generate organic economic growth.
But our government is stuck in the middle of the 20th Century – frozen by politics.
To propel the American economy we need a common sense government shrunk to fit the 21st Century!
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