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The Obama administration’s internal projections called for strong enrollment in the states in the first year of new health insurance markets, according to unpublished estimates obtained by The Associated Press. Whether those expectations will bear out is unclear.
New numbers out on Tuesday show there have been nearly 1 million visitors to its website, nearly 60,000 phone calls, and more than 16,000 applications processed.
CBS13 sat down with Debra Bunker on the first day of Covered California enrollment to see how things would go. When she called, the phone prompt said it would take at least half an hour. We waited longer than that.
The Affordable Care Act kicked off in California on Tuesday, and almost immediately a call center set up to handle questions was inundated with calls.
The group says it isn’t expecting a lot of calls in October, because even with all of the TV ads and outreach, most Californians have no clue they’re required to have health insurance on Jan. 1.
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