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Obamacare: The Latest Privacy, Security Steps


Privacy , Risk Management

Obamacare: The Latest Privacy, Security Steps How and Two State Exchanges Are Addressing Concerns Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • October 14, 2015

With the third open enrollment season for Obamacare set to begin Nov. 1, some health insurance exchanges, including the federal website, are taking steps to bolster the privacy and security of consumer data.

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For example, the federal government has added new privacy features to the health insurance exchange, which facilitates the electronic health insurance marketplaces for 34 states. Meanwhile, state-operated insurance exchanges in Connecticut and Maryland are taking measures to address security weaknesses that were recently spotlighted in state auditor reports. features a new "privacy manager" tool that...(continued)

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