From Sarah Kliff of the Washington Post, we learn that in Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’s testimony this morning:
Sebelius reiterated what Jeff Zients told reporters late last week: that fixing data files sent to insurance companies, known as "834" files, is at the top of the administration's "punch list" for fixing the Web site
And, Kliff adds:
There's a reason that this item is getting such high priority: Without a fix, insurance plans won't know who actually signed up for their health plans. That means they can't send out membership cards or start paying claims for doctor visits.
But otherwise ...