Also Wednesday, the chief information officer at the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, whose office supervised creation of HealthCare.gov, is retiring, The New York Times reported.
Tony Trenkle will retire Nov. 15 "to take a position in the private sector," according to an email message sent to agency employees, the Times said.
Reached by telephone on Wednesday, Trenkle declined to discuss his plans, the newspaper reported. "I can't speak with you," he said.
On Tuesday, Utah's Hatch and Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) released a letter questioning whether the U.S. Internal Revenue Service was capable of accurately processing the premium subsidies that many Americans may receive to hold down the cost of insurance coverage. The letter to IRS Principal Deputy Commissioner Daniel Werfel warned of potential tax-credit fraud, wasting billions in taxpayer dollars.
Read The Commonwealth Fund report for more on Americans' experience with the new health insurance exchanges.
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