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State hires firm for $10 million to fix insurance website

Governor Deval Patrick unveiled a plan Thursday to fix the flawed Massachusetts Health Connector insurance website, by hiring technology firm Optum to fast-track repairs and appointing a chief executive officer to direct the overhaul.

The state will continue working with CGI, the firm that built the site, but will keep the company on “a much shorter leash,” Patrick said at a Beacon Hill press conference.

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