Obamacare IT Official: 40 Percent of Support Systems For Exchange Still Need To Be Built

Deadline is 10 days away


A key player in the Obamacare website's creation acknowledged Tuesday that up to 40 percent of IT systems supporting the exchange still need to be built.

The revelation from Deputy Chief Information Officer Henry Chao of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services occurs as the administration works at its Nov. 30 deadline to shore up the website.