Angry legislators press point person on state health care website

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Facing a swell of anger from state legislators, Governor Deval Patrick’s new point person in charge of fixing the state’s broken health insurance website pledged a Herculean effort, but did not offer an exact timeline or a specific plan for when and how the website would be repaired and people would be enrolled in coverage of their choice.

During a State House hearing that lasted more than three hours Wednesday, Sarah Iselin, an insurance executive who Patrick announced last week would take the lead in fixing the troubled Massachusetts Health Connector site, said she understands the gravity of the problem, is working to fully grasp its parameters, and will lead an all-out push to fix it.

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