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White House claims success on HealthCare.gov

Monday, Dec 02, 2013 - 00:37

Dec. 2 - The Obama Administration says healthcare website has improved, but it's yet to be seen if the site is capable of handling peak demand. Linda So reports.

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After a botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Obama Administration says it met its weekend deadline to get the website working smoothly. Jeffrey Zients, who was in charge of fixing the website, says they repaired more than 400 bugs, performed numerous software upgrades and cut down on error rates. The White House says the site is now capable of handling 50,000 people at the same time. But the true test could come in the next few weeks when an influx of people try to sign up before the December 23rd deadline for coverage that begins January 1st. The White House admits the website could still crash during peak demand.

White House claims success on HealthCare.gov

Monday, Dec 02, 2013 - 00:37

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