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HealthCare.gov Has No Way to Fix Enrollment Errors Yet

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius // Susan Walsh/AP

While thousands of Americans had trouble signing up for health insurance following a shaky rollout of Healthcare.gov, some of those who were able to have encountered a new set of errors. The Washington Post reports that the website currently has no way to fix enrollment errors for people currently enrolled through the site.

According to the Post, roughly 22,000 appeals have been filed by enrollees try to fix errors with their insurance. Those appeals claim that the website "charged them too much for health insurance, steered them into the wrong insurance program or denied them coverage entirely."

The appeals are currently sitting in a government database untouched, and those who directly contact the website's support line are being told that no functionality exists to correct the issues as of right now.

Read more at The Wire

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