I wrote this piece and published it on my AppDataWorks Blog (my consulting business). I thought maybe some of my music fans would appreciate the story of the experience I had with Healthcare.gov.

Healthcare.gov should hire me ASAP. I could really use the money.

The US government is doing what they’ve always done best: create confusion and doubt through misinformation and lies.

Healthcare.gov is NOT fixed. Maybe they got some of the scaling issues worked out (the site’s ability to handle a large increase in simultaneous users), but there are still egregious bugs.

I waited until today – December 2, 2013 – to even try applying. My thinking was that they would have worked out their issues by now. I made it my number one priority to get this done today. The goal was to find a plan similar to what we have now and try and save some money. Here is my experience: