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 theyâ€™ve 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.
â€śThey got it completely backwards in terms of what people want up front,â€ť Liang told CBS News. â€śThey want prices and benefits, so that they could make the decision.â€ť
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....