An Obama administration official says the Healthcare.gov website will work by the end of November. (Source: Healthcare.gov/CNN)
(CNN) - The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) website that has been plagued by major problems since its rollout at the start of the month, should be functioning smoothly by the end of November, according to the official now in charge of fixing it.
Jeffrey Zients, the chief performance officer and deputy director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, told reporters on Friday that an outside contractor will handle the task of resolving technical problems that have become a serious political flashpoint for the Obama administration.
"Healthcare.gov is fixable," Zients said on a conference call on Friday..