This month, more than 975,000 Americans enrolled in private insurance plans through the federal Obamacare exchange, bringing the total since Oct. 1 to 1.1 million enrollees.
More than 1 million Americans have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. But problems could lie ahead, and that’s likely to feature in the midterm congressional elections.
A consulting firm raised flags about HealthCare.gov earlier this year. After House Republicans released the firm's report Monday, Obama administration officials defended their handling of the website.
An Obama administration official offered an apology for the Obamacare website glitches during a congressional hearing Tuesday but said fixes would be completed on schedule.
Under Obamacare, people without health insurance must sign up for it starting Oct. 1, using state-level shopping exchanges. Where critics see complexity and unintended consequences, a top administration official sees benefits and progress.