It took three 20-something programmers a couple of nights to come up with an Obamacare website alternative
As the Obamacare website continues to confound both users and government officials, three 20-something San Francisco-area programmers say they‚Äôve created a much simpler and cost-effective version of the site.
Ning Liang, George Kalogeropoulos and Michael Wasser put their heads together and created thehealthsherpa.com, a website that addresses the biggest problems with the glitch-ridden healthcare.gov.
‚ÄúThey got it completely backwards in terms of what people want up front,‚ÄĚ Liang told CBS News. ‚ÄúThey want prices and benefits, so that they could make the decision.‚ÄĚ
Indeed, whereas healthcare.gov requires users to enter a plethora of sensitive personal information before offering information on health insurance plans, thehealthsherpa.com offers area plan information almost immediately....