At $634 Million, Did Taxpayers Get Their Money’s Worth?
Healthcare.gov has been described as “glitchy” and “problem-plagued,” or as USA Today called it, an “inexcusable mess.” Now, media reports reveal that the site cost an estimated $634 million in taxpayer dollars to build, raising the question, was it worth the investment? Compare for yourself.
Facebook.com, with over 1 billion users, operated for a full six years
before surpassing the $600 million mark.
Twitter.com, with over 200 million users, operated for the first five years for $360 million.