Healthcare.gov Articles

Ad Hoc wins contract to continue support of HealthCare.gov

February 25, 2020

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Ad Hoc is honored by CMS’s continued trust in our team, and we’re thrilled to continue putting our team’s skills towards creating an intuitive and reliable experience for people signing up for healthcare.

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Launching a government MVP in less than a month

October 01, 2019

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On behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, we recently launched a site for insurance issuers. We went from zero lines of code to a production MVP serving pilot users in under a month.

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Expanding the possible with the Find Local Help tool

June 20, 2019

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Find Local Help is a tool from Healthcare.gov that connects people to in-person, one-on-one help signing up for health insurance. In 2017, CMS contracted with Ad Hoc to improve the performance and user experience of the tool.

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Three Ad Hoc-supported projects win FedHealthIT awards

June 11, 2019

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services won for their work on the Beneficiary Claims Data API and the Federally Facilitated Marketplace Cloud Migration, while the Department of Veterans Affairs won for Lighthouse, their API program.

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HealthCare.gov turns five

November 01, 2018

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Over the past five years, Ad Hoc has played a critical role in the recovery effort for HealthCare.gov. Our efforts embody the core values we hold today: an emphasis on practicality and a focus on the people impacted by our work.

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Validating business rules and building confidence through tests

July 20, 2018

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Digital transformation or legacy modernization efforts, while motivated by concerns such as finances, new technology, or shifting priorities, can be risky endeavors from a logistical perspective, and are often dominated by the needs of operations.

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Ad Hoc at RevTechX - California’s digital revolution conference

May 16, 2018

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Ad Hoc CEO and co-founder Greg Gershman will speak today at a session called, HealthCare.gov: From Disaster to Operational Success.

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Ad Hoc at 2018 Health Datapalooza

April 26, 2018

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This morning marks the start of 2018 Health Datapalooza, “the gathering place for people and organizations creating knowledge from data and pioneering innovations that drive health policy and practice”.

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Trends at HIMSS 2018: Giving people control of their data

April 04, 2018

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It's clear that data, and making it available and usable, is an acute challenge facing the industry.

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Quality Payment Program at HIMSS18

March 07, 2018

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There’s lots of great sessions and resources at the 2018 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition around the Quality Payment Program. Ad Hoc is the prime contractor on the Quality Payment Program Front End Development Services project.

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Ad Hoc at HIMSS 2018

March 05, 2018

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Ad Hoc at the 2018 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, which “brings together 45,000+ professionals from around the world for five days of education, innovation and collaboration to help uncover the promise of health information and technology.”

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Paul Smith at Chi Hack Night

August 26, 2016

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Ad Hoc Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder Paul Smith spoke tonight to Chi Hack Night, Chicago's weekly event to build, share & learn about civic tech.

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The HealthCare.gov rescue

February 09, 2016

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In the days following the initial launch of HealthCare.gov, Greg Gershman and Paul Smith, who would eventually go on to found Ad Hoc, joined a group gathered to rescue the site.

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Window Shopping at HealthCare.gov

April 07, 2015

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We delivered HealthCare.gov's first window shopping application, empowering millions of Americans to quickly comparison shop for health insurance.

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