10 Epic Fail Predictions of 2013

Healthcare.gov to be like Amazon or Travelocity

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Days before Healthcare.gov website was launched on October 1, the government’s infomercial hosts on the media already talked a lot about its goodness which, according to them, will be like Amazon or Travelocity. Customers only have to choose the insurance they want and hit ‘Buy’ to be able to finish the process – a typical online shopping website it is. However, the website repeatedly crashed whenever it was accessed after its launch. A “tech surge” was initiated by the president to fix the problems of the site, but it still kept crashing even after the deadline set for its re-launch on December 1.