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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico was among the states rated as “high risk” after government security experts reviewed the vulnerability of computer systems being used to roll out President Barack Obama’s health care law.
Documents provided to The Associated Press show more than two-thirds of states had potential security problems with systems designed to tap into federal computers to verify sensitive personal information.
But officials in charge of implementing New Mexico’s insurance marketplace questioned those findings Tuesday.
They say New Mexico is still developing a state-run exchange for individuals, and the marketplace created for small businesses, employees and insurance providers isn’t linked to the federal data system.
New Mexico exchange spokeswoman Debra Hammer says there’s still an opportunity to learn from the experience of other states as New Mexico prepares to bring its individual exchange online in October.
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